Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Beautiful Famous Basketball quotations
Character is built by striving to be kind, not famous.
None of us can change our yesterdays but all of us can change our tomorrows.
Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.
I think everybody should get rich and famous and do everything they ever dreamed of so they can see that it's not the answer.
Enthusiasm is one of the most powerful engines of success.
When you do a thing, do it with all your might. Put your whole soul into it. Stamp it with your own personality. Be active, be energetic, be enthusiastic and faithful, and you will accomplish your object. Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you. You haven't done much today.
Don't believe everything you hear - even in your own mind.
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
If the NBA were on channel 5 and a bunch of frogs making love were on channel 4, I'd watch the frogs, even if they were coming in fuzzy.
To do the right thing at the right season is a great art.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
Basketball doesn't build character it reveals it.
A successful person realizes his personal responsibility for self-motivation.
He starts with himself because he possesses the key to his own ignition switch.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need.
I believe that the measure of a person's life is the affect they have on others.
I haven't been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years.
Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.
Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.
The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.
You don't have to live anybody else's story.
The number one problem that keeps people from winning in the United States today is lack of belief in themselves.
The best teams have chemistry. They communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for a common goal.
Never underestimate the heart of a champion.
Pressure can burst a pipe, or pressure can make a diamond.
Success is a matter of understanding and religiously practicing specific, simple habits that always lead to success.
Character never quits; and with patience and persistence; Dreams do come true!
Heart in champions has to do with the depth of our motivation and how well your mind and body react to pressure - that is, being able to do what you do best under maximum pain and stress.
I don't hire good coaches, I hire good people.
If they turn out to be good coaches, too, that's a plus.
Basketball is a game that gives you every chance to be great, and puts every pressure on you to prove that you haven't got what it takes. It never takes away the chance, and it never eases up on the pressure.
I look at the NBA as a football game without the helmet.
Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a pass.
Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody.
Give your dreams all you've got, and you'll be amazed at the energy that comes out of you.
Happiness is a habit—cultivate it.
Nothing is stronger than habit.
Our self image and our habits tend to go together.
Change one and you will automatically change the other.