Quotations that match 'basketball'.

Since I left basketball, and my wife, it's been a glorious feast of lovemaking.
[ Basketball Been Feast Glorious Left Lovemaking Since Wife]
I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream.
[ Basketball Dream Dreams Kids Only Pursue Tell Their Them]
My father was a soccer player. All my friends played basketball though, so I stuck with basketball.
[ Basketball Father Friends Played Player Soccer Stuck Though]
We look for opportunities to play together including basketball, tennis, swimming, riding bikes and touch football. I try to provide a loving environment where we can play. I think that's good on so many levels - emotionally, for family interactions and, of course, physically.
[ Basketball Bikes Course Emotionally Environment Family Football Good Including Interactions Levels Look Loving Many Opportunities Physically Play Provide Riding Swimming Tennis Think Together Touch Try Where]
In my first film, I was a basketball player. Like every good actor, I lied when they asked me if I could play.
[ Actor Asked Basketball Could Every Film First Good Lied Play Player]
A basketball team is like the five fingers on your hand. If you can get them all together, you have a fist. That's how I want you to play.
[ Basketball Fingers Fist Five Get Hand How Play Team Them Together Want Your]
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!
[ Basketball Boxer Character Could Little Off Original Player Pull Rather Script Short Than Think]
If there wasn't any business and it was just strictly basketball, then there would be no issue, it would probably be done by now. But the team has to protect.
[ Any Basketball Business Done Issue Just Now Probably Protect Strictly Team Then Would]
Handball, swimming, running, jumping, basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
[ Basketball Boxing Breathing Jumping Much Part Running Swimming Were]
He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball. All along, he was the wise one.
[ Along Basketball College Enjoyed Knew Relationships Wise]
I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy; I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate.
[ Basketball Eastern Guy Lot Meditate Philosophy Play Read Spiritual Sundays Very]
I think the greatest all-around athlete ever was Jim Brown. He played lacrosse, basketball and ran track at Syracuse. He played professional football for the Browns.
[ All-Around Athlete Basketball Brown Browns Ever Football Greatest Jim Played Professional Ran Syracuse Think Track]
Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US. Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
[ Basketball Canada Far Hockey Most Popular Sport Us]
Trying to take money out of politics is like trying to take jumping out of basketball.
[ Basketball Jumping Money Out Politics Take Trying]
That's the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey - and know they can win a gold medal, too.
[ Awesome Basketball Chance Girls Gold Hockey Know Little Look Medal Now Part Playing See Soccer Softball Too Up Win Women]
Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.
[ Basketball Down Else Everybody Might Put Regular Someday]
Michael Jordan was a tremendous basketball player.
[ Basketball Jordan Michael Player Tremendous]
I played in Joe Louis in a playoff game. I played there when the roof caved in for half a season. The facility is great for basketball because it goes straight up, so you feel like the fans are on top of you.
[ Basketball Because Facility Fans Feel Game Goes Great Half Joe Louis Played Playoff Roof Season Straight Top Up]
Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.
[ Basketball Been College Past Ridiculous Walking Years]
I played baseball, and that's pretty much it. Basketball came late, this was, basketball was the sport that I tried to master, I kind of mastered baseball, so basketball was one of those things where I wanted to master this game, so that's why I probably play it the way I do.
[ Baseball Basketball Came Game Kind Late Master Mastered Much Play Played Pretty Probably Sport Things Those Tried Wanted Way Where Why]
I also developed an interest in sports, and played in informal games at a nearby school yard where the neighborhood children met to play touch football, baseball, basketball and occasionally, ice hockey.
[ Also Baseball Basketball Children Developed Football Games Hockey Ice Informal Interest Met Nearby Neighborhood Occasionally Play Played School Sports Touch Where Yard]
And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight - I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up a basketball, because I was a scrub - there were things that I liked about it.
[ Age Basketball Because Difficulty Eight First Had Liked Lot Picked Scrub Things Time Up Were]
I played basketball to try to get my parents from working so hard.
[ Basketball Get Hard Parents Played Try Working]
I think I was a good student, because I jumped over a school. My main interest was basically history and literature. Sports were basically basketball and swimming at a pool. I was so happy.
[ Basically Basketball Because Good Happy History Interest Jumped Literature Main Over Pool School Sports Student Swimming Think Were]
It's not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.
[ Anyone Basketball Hurt Rough]
I wanted to do two things when I was growing up, about your age. I wanted to play in the NBA, and I wanted to be a businessman after my basketball career was over, and that is what I am doing now.
[ After Age Am Basketball Businessman Career Doing Growing Nba Now Over Play Things Two Up Wanted Your]
I believe that whatever we have, regardless of a trade being done or not, I feel we have a shot. I've just got to believe that we're going to be all right. I've got to just play basketball.
[ Basketball Being Believe Done Feel Going Got Just Play Regardless Right Shot Trade Whatever]
I always wanted to be a basketball player.
[ Always Basketball Player Wanted]
The thing I like about my body is that it's strong. I can move furniture around my apartment. I can ride my horse... I can play basketball. It's a well functioning machine.
[ Apartment Around Basketball Body Functioning Furniture Horse Machine Move Play Ride Strong Thing Well]
Charles and I go back since college. None of us thought this would happen, we just wanted to play basketball. This is the highest honor that can ever be paid, and it's mind-blowing.
[ Back Basketball Charles College Ever Go Happen Highest Honor Just None Paid Play Since Thought Us Wanted Would]
My goals have gone from being an all-star to just being able to play basketball. I always took for granted that I could play. Now I know what a gift it is.
[ Able All-Star Always Basketball Being Could Gift Goals Gone Granted Just Know Now Play Took]
My personal life is the same. At the end of the day, this is just a job. I love what I do, and it's a great job. But it's like my alter ego. There's Chris Brown the singer. And there's Christopher Brown, the down-home Tappahannock boy that plays video games and basketball and hangs out.
[ Alter Basketball Boy Brown Chris Christopher Day Ego End Games Great Hangs Job Just Life Love Out Personal Plays Same Singer Video]
Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have their problems with banned substances.
[ Banned Basketball Football Olympic Problems Sports Substances Their]
To see a player dunk in women's college basketball is just amazing. It's great to see that the game has reached that level now.
[ Amazing Basketball College Dunk Game Great Just Level Now Player Reached See Women]
We've got to play better basketball.
[ Basketball Better Got Play]
Basketball is a team game. But that doesn't mean all five players should have the same amount of shots.
[ Amount Basketball Five Game Mean Players Same Shots Should Team]
You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere, don't double screen, no weak side picking. All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don't happen anymore.
[ Anymore Anywhere Basketball Cut Double Down Game Happen Pick Picking Screen Should Side These Things Weak]
I wanted a NBA basketball gym at my house and that's what I worked hard for and I was able to achieve that.
[ Able Achieve Basketball Gym Hard House Nba Wanted Worked]
I played varsity on all of them for four years. I'm 5'9 and that's not that tall for a center so I was a forward. I loved playing volleyball and basketball and track I was good at, but it stressed me out.
[ Basketball Center Forward Four Good Loved Out Played Playing Stressed Tall Them Track Volleyball Years]
For example, Michael Jordan earns $100million a year but continues to play basketball and remains a modest human being.
[ Basketball Being Continues Earns Example Human Jordan Michael Modest Play Remains Year]
The cast gets along pretty well, it's a good work environment. I hang out a lot with Brett Claywell, he plays Tim Smith on the show. We play plenty of basketball.
[ Along Basketball Brett Cast Environment Gets Good Hang Lot Out Play Plays Plenty Pretty Show Smith Tim Well Work]
It wasn't until late high school and early college that I gained enough size and skill to make me welcome on intramural basketball teams.
[ Basketball College Early Enough Gained High Late Make School Size Skill Teams Until Welcome]
I started out as a football player. I liked to inflict pain. In basketball, it was the same thing.
[ Basketball Football Inflict Liked Out Pain Player Same Started Thing]
When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball.
[ Basketball Down Gets]
Both of us played basketball, and I played tennis and my knees are done. Now if you ask us head-to-head who wins at golf, I'm asking for a couple of strokes.
[ Ask Asking Basketball Both Couple Done Golf Knees Now Played Strokes Tennis Us Wins]
I've done a lot of basketball drills, not a whole lot of competitive stuff. I have basically been in the gym everyday working on my game, working on the time off that I've had from the game, just getting myself prepared mentally and physically for the season.
[ Basically Basketball Been Competitive Done Drills Everyday Game Getting Gym Had Just Lot Mentally Myself Off Physically Prepared Season Stuff Time Whole Working]
Every little kid that steps on the court or the field has aspirations to go pro. I think being a pro basketball player is the best job. The thing I had to realize was that I can't do every dream that I have.
[ Aspirations Basketball Being Best Court Dream Every Field Go Had Job Kid Little Player Pro Realize Steps Thing Think]
As all of us with any involvement in sports knows, no two umpires or no two referees have the same strike zone or call the same kind of a basketball game.
[ Any Basketball Call Game Involvement Kind Knows Referees Same Sports Strike Two Umpires Us Zone]
I sail, scuba dive, play football, basketball.
[ Basketball Dive Football Play Sail Scuba]
I had no experience with broadcasting basketball games, so I took a tape recorder and went to a playground where there was a summer league, and I stood up in the top of the stands and I called the game.
[ Basketball Broadcasting Called Experience Game Games Had League Playground Recorder Stands Stood Summer Tape Took Top Up Went Where]
I have no desire to coach basketball.
[ Basketball Coach Desire]
The business always gets in the way of basketball.
[ Always Basketball Business Gets Way]
The only reason I went to college was to play basketball. I injured my knee and couldn't play.
[ Basketball College Injured Knee Only Play Reason Went]
Basketball is basketball.
[ Basketball]
That's what I do now: I lead and I teach. If we win basketball games from doing that, then that's great, but I lead and teach. Those are the two things I concentrate on.
[ Basketball Concentrate Doing Games Great Lead Now Teach Then Things Those Two Win]
The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
[ Accident Basketball Boys Developed Drop Handkerchief Invention Meet Need Play Simply Those Would]
Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football, basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns. Sports
[ Baseball Basketball Cumulative Football Game Grenades Guns Hand Happens Hockey Machine Played Tension]
Not only is Rip Hamilton an outstanding basketball player, he is also known for giving back to his community.
[ Also Back Basketball Community Giving Hamilton His Known Only Outstanding Player Rip]
Basketball is in my blood. It is my obligation to try.
[ Basketball Blood Obligation Try]
And it blew my mind when I started to get wind of the fact that they actually liked me being around. That was humbling, because Kentucky basketball is a big deal, and I am not the biggest fan - I am just the most notorious one.
[ Actually Am Around Basketball Because Being Big Biggest Blew Deal Fact Fan Get Humbling Just Kentucky Liked Mind Most Notorious Started Wind]
So you're dealing with a coach, and you're dealing with a guy who's actually experienced NBA basketball from a player's perspective and actually goes about it that way.
[ Actually Basketball Coach Dealing Experienced Goes Guy Nba Perspective Player Way]
I enjoy the last quarter of all basketball games.
[ Basketball Enjoy Games Last Quarter]
My greatest gift that I have in life is basketball.
[ Basketball Gift Greatest Life]
The 76ers currently play very good basketball, and we don't. However, we are still only one win behind them. If we continue to improve, we should be on the top of our division at the end of the regular season.
[ Basketball Behind Continue Currently Division End Good However Improve Only Our Play Regular Season Should Still Them Top Very Win]
I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters.
[ Actions Activities Already Basketball Characters Classical Diving Engage Enjoy Go Heavy Hobbies Least Listening Many Metal Music Once Play Really Sense Through Too Traditional Try Year]
It took me a while to realize that basketball wasn't football.
[ Basketball Football Realize Took While]
The caliber of play suffered and attendance declined year by year. Interest in college football was exploding, and there was this new game called basketball.
[ Attendance Basketball Caliber Called College Declined Exploding Football Game Interest New Play Suffered Year]
You need a teaching coach who understands the game of basketball, not just some guy coming on the court talking about Xs and Os.
[ Basketball Coach Coming Court Game Guy Just Need Os Some Talking Teaching Understands]
With me and basketball, it became part of me.
[ Basketball Became Part]
And my father didn't have money for me to go to college. And at that particular time they didn't have black quarterbacks, and I don't think I could have made it in basketball, because I was only 5' 11". So I just picked baseball.
[ Baseball Basketball Because Black College Could Father Go Just Made Money Only Particular Picked Quarterbacks Think Time]
I'm pretty athletic and I play basketball a lot.
[ Athletic Basketball Lot Play Pretty]
I like basketball, and I've been to three games, which is so much more fun than seeing it on TV, I think.
[ Basketball Been Fun Games More Much Seeing Than Think Three Tv Which]
As I've said, basketball has been, I think, a real cooperative venture. There have been a lot of people that have been involved in it: coaches, administrators - not recently - fans and nobody, nobody any more so than students over the years.
[ Administrators Any Basketball Been Coaches Cooperative Fans Involved Lot More Nobody Over Real Recently Said Students Than Think Venture Years]
But the point of using the number was to show that sex was a great part of my life as basketball was a great part of my life. That's the reason why I was single.
[ Basketball Great Life Number Part Point Reason Sex Show Single Using Why]
I had never picked up a basketball before. I went through a grueling audition process. It was almost as if I was learning to walk. It would be like teaching somebody to dance ballet for a role.
[ Almost Audition Ballet Basketball Before Dance Grueling Had Learning Never Picked Process Role Somebody Teaching Through Up Walk Went Would]
By analogy, if we were to develop a soccer team, then we would not invite basketball and volleyball players to the try outs. We would invite soccer players to apply.
[ Analogy Apply Basketball Develop Invite Outs Players Soccer Team Then Try Volleyball Were Would]
I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys.
[ Always Baseball Basketball Been Boys Football Kid Playing Stuff Tomboy]
Nobody cared about swimming. You could draw a crowd for basketball.
[ Basketball Cared Could Crowd Draw Nobody Swimming]
The basketball coach cut me within two days, so I was back in the pool. I was the first one in the wall after the first 25 yards, but the last one out because I didn't have a flip turn.
[ After Back Basketball Because Coach Cut Days First Flip Last Out Pool Turn Two Wall Within Yards]
If you're a basketball player, you've got to shoot.
[ Basketball Got Player Shoot]
Magic Johnson, former basketball player, may run for mayor of LA in the next election. Remember the good 'ol days when only qualified people ran for office like actors and professional wrestlers.
[ Actors Basketball Days Election Former Good Johnson La Magic May Mayor Next Office Ol Only Player Professional Qualified Ran Remember Run Wrestlers]
I have been coaching recently. I coached high school basketball in Arizona, and I hope that more opportunities become available.
[ Arizona Available Basketball Become Been Coached Coaching High Hope More Opportunities Recently School]
I like low-maintenance girls, but at the same time, classy. She needs to take care of herself. But also be a girl who isn't afraid to get sweaty and play basketball, so it's cool if she's a tomboy.
[ Afraid Also Basketball Care Classy Cool Get Girl Girls Herself Needs Play Same She Sweaty Take Time Tomboy]
Basketball, in America, is like a culture. It is like a foreigner learning a new language. It is difficult to learn foreign languages and it will also be difficult for me to learn the culture for basketball here.
[ Also America Basketball Culture Difficult Foreign Foreigner Here Language Languages Learn Learning New Will]
I am sure that no man can derive more pleasure from money or power than I do from seeing a pair of basketball goals in some out of the way place.
[ Am Basketball Derive Goals Man Money More Out Pair Place Pleasure Power Seeing Some Sure Than Way]
I coach my daughter's softball and basketball team. We go to all the school functions. We go out to eat at night and take the kids to the movies. We try to be as normal as we can.
[ Basketball Coach Daughter Eat Functions Go Kids Movies Night Normal Out School Softball Take Team Try]
I think we have our sports within our own culture that are huge with baseball, football, basketball, and hockey. Those are the sports in America that we grow up with and soccer isn't really there yet.
[ America Baseball Basketball Culture Football Grow Hockey Huge Our Own Really Soccer Sports Think Those Up Within Yet]
I'm the basketball version of a gravedigger.
[ Basketball Version]
I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.
[ Basketball Because Dunk Just Kids Mean Model Raise Role Should Your]
In football, there were drinks available everywhere you looked. On a golf tournament, you could find one free anywhere you wanted it. In tennis and NBA basketball, everybody had a hospitality suite, and so you could go there and load up if you wanted to.
[ Anywhere Available Basketball Could Drinks Everybody Everywhere Find Football Free Go Golf Had Hospitality Load Looked Nba Suite Tennis Tournament Up Wanted Were]
What you are as a person is far more important that what you are as a basketball player.
[ Basketball Far Important More Person Player]
I think I have the skills. I'm a great judge of talent. I just know basketball.
[ Basketball Great Judge Just Know Skills Talent Think]
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.
[ Bad Basketball Being Done Good Job Life Player Remembered Rest Then]
It's very warm there, so we were outdoors all the time. The local people had programs for us year-round, where as kids we had the opportunity to play football, basketball, baseball, track and field - we just went from one sport to the next, year-round.
[ Baseball Basketball Field Football Had Just Kids Local Next Opportunity Outdoors Play Programs Sport Time Track Us Very Warm Went Were Where]
Yeah, I like cars and basketball. But you know what I like more? Bananas.
[ Bananas Basketball Cars Know More Yeah]
I had all the normal interests - I played basketball and I headed the school paper. But I also developed very early a great love for music and literature and the theater.
[ Also Basketball Developed Early Great Had Headed Interests Literature Love Music Normal Paper Played School Theater Very]
I try to never lose sight of what a special time it is to be a women's basketball player.
[ Basketball Lose Never Player Sight Special Time Try Women]
I live in L.A., so I go to basketball games. But I love baseball.
[ Baseball Basketball Games Go Live Love]
And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business.
[ Basketball Because Business Else Everybody Famous Figurehead Gets Job Just Learn Player Really Right Want Way]
I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come... Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do.
[ Basketball Best Come Distractions Game Hard Ignore Improve Improving Just Play Scrutiny Try Trying Want]
I've tried to handle winning well, so that maybe we'll win again, but I've also tried to handle failure well. If those serve as good examples for teachers and kids, then I hope that would be a contribution I have made to sport. Not just basketball, but to sport.
[ Again Also Basketball Contribution Examples Failure Good Handle Hope Just Kids Made Maybe Serve Sport Teachers Then Those Tried Well Win Winning Would]
I think I started learning lessons about being a good person long before I ever knew what basketball was. And that starts in the home, it starts with the parental influence.
[ Basketball Before Being Ever Good Home Influence Knew Learning Lessons Long Parental Person Started Starts Think]
A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player.
[ Basketball Early Especially Friends Going Gym Late Lot Make Mornings Nba Nights Out Player Sacrifices Those Want Your]
In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league.
[ Age Basketball Best League Most Player Valuable Voted]
Hockey is a sport for white men. Basketball is a sport for black men. Golf is a sport for white men dressed like black pimps. Sports
[ Basketball Black Dressed Golf Hockey Men Pimps Sport White]
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming. Sports
[ Basketball Coming Direction Dunk Earning Million Most Other Run Saw Street Weren Would Year]
Then I went to UCLA - so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan... and later came to football.
[ Basketball Became Came Course Fan Football Huge Later Then Ucla Went]
If you're playing basketball with someone who's better than you, you have to get better or else it's no fun.
[ Basketball Better Else Fun Get Playing Someone Than]
I always dreamt of being a basketball player. A dream that only I believed in.
[ Always Basketball Being Believed Dream Dreamt Only Player]
Theaters are great. They're designed to sound good, not for basketball.
[ Basketball Designed Good Great Sound Theaters]
My life had no meaning at all. I found only brief interludes of satisfaction. It was like my whole life had been about my whole basketball career.
[ Basketball Been Brief Career Found Had Life Meaning Only Satisfaction Whole]
I was homecoming queen. I was star of my basketball team.
[ Basketball Homecoming Queen Star Team]
Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up. Sports
[ Always Basketball Catch Defense Developed First Offensive Takes Up War Weapons While]
Once I grew from 6'1" to about 6'6", by that time I was going into 12th grade, and that's when I started wanting to play basketball, because, pretty much basketball players always got the girl.
[ Always Basketball Because Girl Going Got Grade Grew Into Much Once Play Players Pretty Started Time Wanting]
You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball. Sports
[ Against Basketball Game Opponents Play]
When I was growing up, we used to play basketball in a park that was never shoveled when it snowed. The basketball rims were never fixed. And we understood then that there was a relationship between public policy and our quality of life.
[ Basketball Between Fixed Growing Life Never Our Park Play Policy Public Quality Relationship Snowed Then Understood Up Used Were]
When I look at the system here and look at my position - not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from - I feel so blessed to be from Africa.
[ Africa Around Basketball Blessed Came Compare Culture Feel Here Just Look Player Position System Them Values Where]
It wasn't about the X's and the O's and the strategy; it was more about keeping 12 guys focused and committed to a task. That group dynamic, and then helping them to grow as people and basketball players.
[ Basketball Committed Dynamic Focused Group Grow Guys Helping Keeping More Players Strategy Task Them Then]
I also tell them that your education can take you way farther than a football, baseball, track, or basketball will - that's just the bottom line.
[ Also Baseball Basketball Bottom Education Farther Football Just Line Take Tell Than Them Track Way Will Your]
I think that basketball players should get the job done no matter how it looks on the screen.
[ Basketball Done Get How Job Looks Matter Players Screen Should Think]
Basketball was not my main sport in grade school, or even the first year of high school.
[ Basketball Even First Grade High Main School Sport Year]
I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
[ Basketball Being Comfortable Court Library More Much Need Spending Start Time]
In sixth grade, my basketball team made it to the league championships. In double overtime, with three seconds left, I rebounded the ball and passed it - to the wrong team! They scored at the buzzer and we lost the game. To this day, I still have nightmares!
[ Ball Basketball Championships Day Double Game Grade League Left Lost Made Nightmares Overtime Passed Scored Seconds Sixth Still Team Three Wrong]