Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Whopping Good Basketball quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
The most important measure of how good a game I played was how much better I’d made my teammates play.
You can practice shooting eight hours a day, but if your technique is wrong, then all you become is very good at shooting the wrong way. Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise.
How good can we expect to be if our best player is not our best teammate
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
A good coach will make his players see what they can be rather than what they are.
Work hard, stay focused and surround yourself with good people.
To do the right thing at the right season is a great art.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Basketball doesn't build character it reveals it.
Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat.
On good teams coaches hold players accountable, on great teams players hold players accountable
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
I do a little sign on the court every time i make a shot or a good pass and i pound my chest and point to the sky - it symbolizes that i have a heart for God. It’s something that my mom and I came up with in college and I do it every time I step on the floor as a reminder of who i’m playing for.
Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.
I've never been afraid of big moments.
I get butterflies.. I get nervous and anxious, but I think those are all good signs that I'm ready for the moment.
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige.
It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and character.
I hope I epitomize the American dream.
For I came against long odds, from the ghetto to the very top of my profession. I was not immediately good at basketball. It did not come easy. It came as the result of a lot of hard work and self-sacrifice. The rewards, where they worth it? One thousand times over.
The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.
Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of L.
A. in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.
Good people are happy when something good happens to someone else.
Friendship picks you up when the world lets you down.
Recognize and reward players who put the team first, not just the gifted ones.
Working hard is one thing, but working hard with purpose is what separates the good from the great
You never make any of the shots you never take.
87% of the ones you do take, you'll miss too. I make 110% of my shots.
Try no to resist the changes that come in your way. Instead, let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come? How Rumi Can Change Your Life?
I don't hire good coaches, I hire good people.
If they turn out to be good coaches, too, that's a plus.
Teams that play together beat those with superior players who play more as individuals.
Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a pass.
Every may not be good, but there's something good in every day.
When we're playing a good scoring center, we tell our team that it is not our defensive man's job to stop the center. It's the responsibility of our perimeter people to stop the ball from going inside.
Criticize on defense and encourage on offense.
After I played him for the first time, I said 'Let's see.
He's four or five inches taller. He's 40 or 50 pounds heavier. His vertical leap is at least as good as mine. He can get up and down the floor as well as I can. And he's smart. The real problem with all this is I have to show up.
You have to fight through the bad days in order to earn the best days.
They talked about teamwork. That's all it is. It's about team effort. No particular player trying to outshine each other. Playing unselfishly and believe. Good things will come.
When I went blind at 13, I realized that I wasn't going to be a good baseball or basketball player like I enjoyed before. It forced me to look beyond the obvious, to things that I could still do well.
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
I will waste not even a precious second today in anger or hate or jealousy or selfishness. I know that the seeds I sow I will harvest, because every action, good or bad, is always followed by an equal reaction. I will plant only good seeds this day.
We're focusing on the whole pie, not a slice.
A slice is good, but it's not good enough to get you fat. We're trying to get fat.