Basketball Quotes, Sayings about basketball sport - Page 2

Giving “Magic” the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Khan a horse.
– Jim Murray

I hate it. It looks like a stickup at 7-Eleven. Five guys standing there with their hands in the air.
– Norm Sloan

I tell kids to pursue their basketball dreams, but I tell them to not let that be their only dream.
– Kareem Abdul Jabbar

We’re shooting 100 percent – 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line.
– Norm Stewart

This is the second most exciting indoor sport, and the other one shouldn’t have spectators.
– Dick Vertleib

We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.
– Weldon Drew

Good, better, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is better and your better is best.
– Tim Duncan

There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.
– Abe Lemons

A tough day at the office is even tougher when your OFFICE contains spectator seating.
– Nik Posa

The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.
– Jerry Tarkanian

Sometimes a player’s greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team.
– Scottie Pippen

When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.
– Darryl Dawkins

Basketball is like photography, if you don’t focus, all you have is the negative.
– Dan Frisby

The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
– Charles Barkley

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.
– Kareem Abdul Jabbar

You don’t play against opponents. You play against the game of basketball.
– Bobby Knight

If you are going to take it to the bank, then you better cash it in.
– Shannon Fish

Talent wins games, but team work and intelligence wins championships.
– Michael Jordan

Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up.
– Bill Vaughn

I liked the choreography, but I didn’t care for the costumes.
– Tommy Tune