The Greatest Inspirational
This page is a collection of the greatest Inspirational Basketball Quotes.
Below you will find quotes from some of the most successful people in
the game. Enjoy this page of inspirational basketball quotes.
One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team,
but one man cannot make a team.
They say that nobody is perfect.
Then they tell you practice makes perfect.
I wish they'd make up their minds.
When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court
until I got things exactly correct.
My dream was to become a pro.
- Larry Bird
Basketball is like photography,
if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.
There are really only two plays:
Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.
Sometimes a player's greatest challenge
is coming to grips with his role on the team.
Even when I'm old and gray,
I won't be able to play it,
but I'll still love the game.
The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade,
and I was about five feet eight inches tall.
I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot.
I was completely confident it would go in.
I've been shooting it ever since.
I don't believe professional athletes should be role models.
I believe parents should be role models.
First master the fundamentals.
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player,
then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
I try to do the right thing at the right time.
They may just be little things,
but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.
The idea is not to block every shot.
The idea is to make your opponent believe
that you might block every shot.
If you think small things don't matter,
think of the last game you lost by one point.
Ask not what your teammates can do for you.
Ask what you can do for your teammates.
You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.
I know that I'm never as good or bad as any single performance.
I've never believed my critics or my worshippers,
and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
I'll always be Number 1 to myself.
If you don't do what's best for your body,
you're the one who comes up on the short end.
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