Famous Basketball quotes

Here you can find some of Famous Basketball quotes or better say quotes that we like. If you have some of your favorite and they are not listed here, feel free to send it to us.

“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!” – Mike Krzyzewski

“A Coach must never forget that he is a leader and not merely a person with authority.” – John Wooden

“A good defense doesn’t break down on the help; it breaks down on the recovery.” – Chuck Daly

“Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because character is what you really are, while reputation is what others think you are.” – John Wooden

“Discipline is not a dirty word.” – Pat Riley

“Don’t do anything as an individual that will make you stand out from your teammates.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“Don’t measure yourself by what you have accomplished, but by what you should have accomplished with your ability.” – John Wooden

“Excellence is the gradual result of always striving to do better.” – Pat Riley

“Good teams become great ones when the members trust each other enough to surrender the Me for the We.” – Phil Jackson

“I can accept failure, but I can’t accept not trying.” – Michael Jordan

“I love practice. It is when a coach exercises the most control over the improvement of his or her team.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“If what you have done yesterday still looks big to you, you haven’t done much today.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“It doesn’t matter who scores the points, it’s who can get the ball to the scorer.” – Larry Bird

“It’s not what you teach, it’s what you emphasize.” – John Wooden

“One score makes happy ONE player, one assist makes happy TWO.” – Toni Kukoc

“Reverse the ball one time for a good shot, two times for a great shot, three times for a layup.” – John Wooden

“The coach should be the absolute boss, but he still should maintain an open mind.” – Red Auerbach

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” – Pat Summit

“If you play good attack, you win the game, but, if you play good defence you win championships” – Zeljko Obradovic