Basketball Quotes

Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.

Dan Frisby

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

Bill Vaughn

Nothing there but basketball, a game which won't be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.

Ogden Nash

Basketball is the MTV of sports.

Sara Levinson

We're shooting 100 percent - 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line.

Norm Stewart

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.

Michael Jordan

Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God’s way to say nobody’s perfect

Shaquille O’Neal

Nothing there but basketball, a game which won’t be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.

Ogden Nash

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

Charles Barkley

Basketball teams, after the perfunctory lay-up drill, fall into the crowded isolation and personal style of 10 city kids shooting at the same basket or playing one-on-one.

Ted Solotaroff

If you want team play, you must stress defense. Defense makes players unselfish.

John Brady

I keep both eyes on my man. The basket hasn’t moved on me yet.

Julius Erving

I don’t discuss basketball. I dictate basketball. I’m not interested in philosophy classes.

Al McGuire

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

Larry Bird

This is the second most exciting indoor sport, and the other one shouldn't have spectators.

Dick Vertleib

The Power Of Failure: We Get To Decide What It Means

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Updated On : July 16, 2009
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