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Basketball - Bob Knight Quotes

Inspirational Basketball - Bob Knight Quotes for Athletes

What is the best thing you can do in a close game? Drive to the basket and put pressure on the defense! Not jack up jump shots
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"What is the best thing you can do in a close game? Drive to the basket and put pressure on the defense! Not jack up jump shots"
- Bob Knight
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The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.
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"The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important."
- Bob Knight
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The single most important aspect of coaching is running effective practices.
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"The single most important aspect of coaching is running effective practices."
- Bob Knight
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The key is not the ‘will to win'… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important
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"The key is not the ‘will to win'… everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important"
- Bob Knight
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You don't play against opponents; you play against the game of basketball
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"You don't play against opponents; you play against the game of basketball"
- Bob Knight
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Basketball is a full court game, so every drill must be done full court
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"Basketball is a full court game, so every drill must be done full court"
- Bob Knight
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I always designed my practice plans the night before and then made tweaks a few hours before practice began
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"I always designed my practice plans the night before and then made tweaks a few hours before practice began"
- Bob Knight
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Passing is your best weapon against man to man. Dribble penetration is your best weapon against zone
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"Passing is your best weapon against man to man. Dribble penetration is your best weapon against zone"
- Bob Knight
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I just love the game of basketball so much. The game! I don't need the 18,000 people screaming and all the peripheral things. To me, the most enjoyable part is the practice and preparation
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"I just love the game of basketball so much. The game! I don't need the 18,000 people screaming and all the peripheral things. To me, the most enjoyable part is the practice and preparation"
- Bob Knight
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Mental is to the physical as four is to one
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"Mental is to the physical as four is to one"
- Bob Knight
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Coaches shouldn't have to push you to work hard, you should push yourself to work hard because you want to be a great player
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"Coaches shouldn't have to push you to work hard, you should push yourself to work hard because you want to be a great player"
- Bob Knight
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Good basketball always starts with good defense!
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"Good basketball always starts with good defense!"
- Bob Knight
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In order to achieve to achieve positive results, one must work for them, not hope for them
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"In order to achieve to achieve positive results, one must work for them, not hope for them"
- Bob Knight
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My practices were not set up to be easy or enjoyed
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"My practices were not set up to be easy or enjoyed"
- Bob Knight
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