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Robert Altman

If you have a child who is seven feet tall, you don't cut off his head or his legs. You buy him a bigger bed and hope he plays basketball.

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Magic Johnson

Magic is who I am on the basketball court. Earvin is who I am.

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Al Mcguire

Butch, you come from DeWitt Clinton. There are five thousand brothers in that school. You're the best there. You've been all-city two years in a row. How bad can you be? You come with me and we'll make nice music.

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Frank Layden

I told him, 'Son, what is it with you? Is it ignorance or apathy?' He said, 'Coach, I don't know and I don't care.

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Dallin H. Oaks

I think it is an accurate statement to say that some people consider feelings of same-gender attraction to be the defining fact of their existence. There are also people who consider the defining fact of their existence that they are from Texas or that they were in the United States Marines. Or they are red-headed, or they are the best basketball player that ever played for such-and-such a high school. People can adopt a characteristic as the defining example of their existence and often those characteristics are physical.

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Kareem Abdul-jabbar

I've had a desire to coach for years. This was something I felt I should do.

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Julius Erving

The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical.

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Mike Krzyzewski

I have a plan of action, but the game is a game of adjustments.

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Scottie Pippen

I visualize the game. I think about who I am guarding, the things he likes to do.

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Tim Duncan

When I'm away from basketball, I'm the biggest kid. I do a good job of keeping myself sane. But on the other hand, I'm more of a solitary guy, glad to be left alone.

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Wilt Chamberlain

We're all fascinated by the numbers, as we were about the 100 points.

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Charles Barkley

Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.

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Mike Krzyzewski

The truth is that many people set rules to keep from making decisions.

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Pete Carril

Coaching is preparation.

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Pat Summitt

The ultimate goal of discipline is to teach self discipline.

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Dean Smith

I enjoy basketball. I enjoy coaching basketball. It's the out-of-season stuff I didn't handle well.

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Jim Valvano

There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It's up to you to decide what to do with them.

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Norm Sloan

Our conditioning program begins the first day of class. The running portion is very demanding. It has physiological advantages, as well as psychological advantages.

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Pat Riley

There's always the motivation of wanting to win. Everybody has that. But a champion needs, in his attitude, a motivation above and beyond winning.

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Dennis Rodman

If you're going to have sex, use a condom.

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Bill Russell

Most people have a harder time letting themselves love than finding someone to love them.

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Red Auerbach

To a father, when a child dies, the future dies; to a child when a parent dies, the past dies.

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Dikembe Mutombo

After spending more than 17 years playing for the NBA, in the summertime, I always came back to community service and different basketball clinics.

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Ashley Graham

College basketball was one of the hardest, most rewarding experiences of my life. Every single day on the court was a mental and physical challenge.

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Pat Riley

There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.

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Michael Jackson

I'm a lover not a fighter.

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Dennis Rodman

Why should I try to make you believe the things I believe in?

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Billy Donovan

As players see themselves getting better through skill sessions, they will want to get in the gym more

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Don Meyer

We have to get a lot tougher. If you get involved in a street fight, you can't lay down in the street and act like you're dead because they will kill you for sure. You might as well get up and fight.

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Seimone Augustus

That's kind of what I want to do-set my own trend in the basketball world.

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John C Maxwell

A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.

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Rick Majerus

Blocking out is everyday, every drill, all the time. We run sprints every time someone does not blockout.

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Lebron James

I expect us to win. I expect us to get better every day.

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Michael Josephson

A good coach improves your game. A great coach improves your life.

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Kareem Abdul-jabbar

I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz.

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Jim Valvano

Cancer can take away all of my physical abilities. It cannot touch my mind, it cannot touch my heart, and it cannot touch my soul.

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Grace Jones

My mother was a champion high-jumper. My three brothers are basketball players. We've all been very athletic.

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George Halas

What makes a good coach? Complete dedication.

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Magic Johnson

Just celebrate the life you had, not the life you could've had.

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Gregg Popovich

You have to make shots to win basketball games and we didn't do that. You also have to get back on defense, so it was a double-whammy.

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Kevin Durant

Every memory I had growing up was involving a basketball. I didn't go to the prom and stuff like that. It was always basketball for me.

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John C Maxwell

If a person doesn't govern his temper, his temper will govern him.

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Rick Pitino

When you have a problem, if you tell the truth, the problem becomes part of your past. If you lie, it becomes part of your future.

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Bill Walton

You don't win championships by just being normal, by just being average.

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Kevin Durant

In this league, experience means a lot.

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Al Mcguire

The people who know basketball, their elevators don't go to the top.

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Jason Kidd

Yeah, I'm excited about it, my teammates are telling me to look at the basket, so that's what I'm trying to do.

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Bobby Knight

Offense at Indiana is not equal opportunity. Those players who shoot best are going to shoot most. It is important that every player know his offensive limitations. It is also important that a player know who the best shooter is on the team. When a passer has the option of passing to two players, I expect him to get the ball to the best shooter. I continually stop practice and ask players who the best shooter is and I expect them to know. It is important that you get the ball to your best shooter.

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Larry Bird

Coaches can talk and talk and talk about something, but if you get it on tape and show it to them, it is so much more effective.

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Julius Erving

With the crowds on your side, it's easier to play up to your potential.