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Top Inspirational quotes by Basketball Legends

Check out here some very inspirational quotes by Basketball legends. You can read motivational basketball quotes to help you progress in life. Perhaps these quotes will help you push your game to new heights.

Last updated: 07.09.2021
Inspirational quotes by Basketball Legends

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James Naismith, a Springfield College instructor and graduate student founded basketball in 1891, and it has since grown into the worldwide sports sensation that it is today. Some argue that it's just another game. Basketball fans, on the other hand, swear that the game is the reason for their existence. While both points of view are extreme, you can't help but be attracted by the fans' true passion. Basketball is an exciting sport that offers a lot of joy and happiness to the players and brings them together. Basketball encourages players to be energetic, aware, cooperative, disciplined, follow the rules, and obey the coach at all times.

Each team has five individuals, yet they share common willpower. When a basketball player sprints and hops, his or her entire body is well-oxygenated, his or her heartbeats and pumps considerably faster, and the heart muscles become stronger. So it's not just a professional sport; everyone who likes it may participate. We've compiled a list of some of the greatest basketball quotes. Perhaps you'll find some motivation to continue playing basketball in these classic basketball quotes. You can read motivational basketball quotes to help you progress in life. Perhaps these quotes will help you push your game to new heights.

“One day, you might look up and see me playing the game at 50. Don’t laugh. Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.” – Michael Jordan


“I’ve missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I’ve lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I’ve been trusted to take the game-winning shot and missed. I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan

“If you’re trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I’ve had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” – Michael Jordan

“The most important thing is to try and inspire people so that they can be great in whatever they want to do.” – Kobe Bryant

“Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.” – Kobe Bryant

“As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you – but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals.” – LeBron James

“People will hate you, rate you, shake you, and break you. But how strong you stand is what makes you.” – LeBron James

“Great players are willing to give up their own personal achievement for the achievement of the group. It enhances everybody.” – Karim Abdul-Jabbar

“Ask not what your teammates can do for you. Ask what you can do for your teammates.” – Magic Johnson

“Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.” – Larry Bird

“If you are afraid of failure you don't deserve to be successful!” – Charles Barkley

“If you want consistency, then you perform. This is a performance job. You get paid to perform. Your money is guaranteed, but your minutes are not.” – Isiah Thomas

“If you isolate your problem from others, your chances of solving it are thin. Problems require wisdom, and wisdom requires perspective. Other people provide that perspective.” – Bill Russell

“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.” – Jason Kidd

“Success is not an accident, success is actually a choice.” – Stephen Curry

“Be the best version of yourself in anything you do. You don’t have to live anybody else’s story.” – Stephen Curry

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

“In order to achieve positive results, one must work for them, not hope for them.” – Bob Knight

“The best thing to do after a poor performance is to bounce back with another great game.” – Johnny Osaki

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