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Red Auerbach Quotes and Sayings

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Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first,
and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
- Red Auerbach

Related topics: Sports

An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
- Red Auerbach

The only correct actions are those that demand no explanation and no apology.
- Red Auerbach

The best way to forget ones self is to look at the
world with attention and love.
- Red Auerbach

 

Natural abilities are like natural plants;
they need pruning by study.
- Red Auerbach

He who believes in nobody knows that he himself is not to be trusted.
- Red Auerbach

Just do what you do best.
- Red Auerbach

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To a father, when a child dies, the future dies;
to a child when a parent dies,
the past dies.
- Red Auerbach

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.
- Charles Barkley

You don't play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.
- Bobby Knight

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.
- Tiger Woods

Baseball happens to be a game of cumulative tension but football,
basketball and hockey are played with hand grenades and machine guns.
- John Leonard

Theaters are great.
They're designed to sound good, not for basketball.
- Les Claypool

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.
- Angela Ruggiero

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

He knew I enjoyed the relationships of college basketball.
All along, he was the wise one.
- Rick Pitino

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.
- Jason Kidd

Handball, swimming, running, jumping,
basketball, and boxing were as much a part of me as breathing.
- Gene Tunney

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.
- James Lafferty

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.
- Carlisle Floyd

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.
- Catherine Bell

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.
- Pete Maravich

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.
- John Thorn

If you're a basketball player, you've got to shoot.
- Oscar Robertson

I play basketball on Sundays and I'm a very spiritual guy;
I read a lot of Eastern philosophy and I meditate.
- Garry Shandling

Football, basketball, and the Olympic sports all have
their problems with banned substances.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

My father was a soccer player.
All my friends played basketball though,
so I stuck with basketball.
- Steve Nash

For example, Michael Jordan earns $100million a year
but continues to play basketball and remains a modest human being.
- Franz Beckenbauer

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.
- Holly Johnson

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.
- James Naismith

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.
- Tim McGraw

Walking has been ridiculous in college basketball the past 15 years.
- Bobby Knight

We've got to play better basketball.
- Tim Buckley

I was homecoming queen.
I was star of my basketball team.
- Marla Maples

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.
- Isiah Thomas

Someday I might have to put down a basketball and have
a regular 9-to-5 like everybody else.
- Shaquille O'Neal

The invention of basketball was not an accident.
It was developed to meet a need.
Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief.'
- James Naismith

I'm pretty athletic and I play basketball a lot.
- Jay Hernandez

Yeah, I like cars and basketball.
But you know what I like more? Bananas.
- Frankie Muniz

I always wanted to be a basketball player.
- Ronnie James Dio

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.
- Rebecca Lobo

I have no desire to coach basketball.
- Kevin Johnson

Since I left basketball, and my wife,
it's been a glorious feast of lovemaking.
- Rick Fox

What you are as a person is far more important that
what you are as a basketball player.
- John Wooden

Basketball isn't as popular in Canada as it is in the US.
Hockey is by far the most popular sport in Canada.
- Steve Nash

I wanted a NBA basketball gym at my house and that's
what I worked hard for and I was able to achieve that.
- Terrell Owens

The business always gets in the way of basketball.
- Jason Kidd

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.
- Herb Kohl

Nobody cared about swimming.
You could draw a crowd for basketball.
- Merlin Olsen

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!
- Eddie Murphy

Basketball was not my main sport in grade school,
or even the first year of high school.
- Mike Krzyzewski

I think that basketball players should get the job
done no matter how it looks on the screen.
- Oscar Robertson

I'm not a role model...
Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.
- Charles Barkley

Then I went to UCLA - so of course I became a huge Bruin basketball fan...
and later came to football.
- Leigh Steinberg

I live in L.A., so I go to basketball games.
But I love baseball.
- Penny Marshall

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.
- Will McDonough

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.
- Oscar Robertson

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

Michael Jordan was a tremendous basketball player.
- Lee Trevino

I think I have the skills.
I'm a great judge of talent.
I just know basketball.
- Tim Hardaway

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.
- Cindy Crawford

I'm the basketball version of a gravedigger.
- Dennis Rodman

If you're playing basketball with someone who's better than you,
you have to get better or else it's no fun.
- Jason Behr

When it gets down to it, basketball is basketball.
- Larry Bird

I enjoy the last quarter of all basketball games.
- Sarah Silverman

The only reason I went to college was to play basketball.
I injured my knee and couldn't play.
- Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Basketball is basketball.
- Oscar Robertson

I try to never lose sight of what a special time it
is to be a women's basketball player.
- Sue Wicks

I have been coaching recently.
I coached high school basketball in Arizona,
and I hope that more opportunities become available.
- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

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.
- Jean-Marie Le Pen

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.
- Shaquille O'Neal


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