Good, Better, Best. Never let it rest. Until your Good is Better, and your Better is your Best.— Unknown Author
Unexpected Inspirational Basketball quotations
You can't measure success if you have never failed.
My father has taught me that if you really do want to reach your goals, you can't spend any time worrying about whether you're going to win or lose. Focus only on getting better.
Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice.
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.
Every time I rise up, I have confidence that I'm going to make it.
Champions aren't made in the gyms. Champions are made from something they have deep inside them-a desire, a dream, a vision.
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.
I'm not the guy who's afraid of failure. I like to take risks, take the big shot and all that.
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.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it.
We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness.
Entitlement will not be tolerated
There are only two options regarding commitment; you’re either in or you’re out.
Basketball really had its origin in Indiana, which remains the center of the sport.
The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
Get the fundamentals down and the level of everything you do will rise
Talent is never enough. With few exceptions the best players are the hardest workers.
Basketball doesn't build character it reveals it.
Wisdom is always an overmatch for strength.
Basketball is a beautiful game when the five players on the court play with one heartbeat.
What to do with a mistake: recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it.
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need.
My homies that are around me never give me that 'star pass'.
I've hung out with some stars who are playing basketball and everyone let's them score all the baskets. Shooting pool, they let them make all the shots. My homies don't let me get away with that.
You're always going to face criticism, you're always going to face challenges, but those things are there to make you stronger and more committed.
Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits.
The stats win nothing. I'm still sexy. I'm still great.
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.
First off, I'd like to thank God for changing my life.
It let me really realize what life is all about. Basketball is just a platform for me to inspire people, and I realize that.
The grass is not always greener on the other side. You learn to appreciate these people.
If you quit ONCE it becomes a habit.Never quit!!!
Basketball is one of those rare opportunities where you can make a difference, not only for yourself, but for other people as well.
Don't let what other people think decide who you are.
The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.