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Inspirational Basketball Quotes

11 inspirational basketball quotes to get inspired. I know with some of the quotes I may sound repetitive but that’s because I believe that repetition is the mother of skill.

It’s in the details. You can’t execute anything perfectly because there will always be something that could be better.

But you could repeat something till you know it perfectly. Get inspired, right now!

“The best teams have chemistry. They communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for the common goal” – Unknown.

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



“It’s what you get from games you lose that is extremely important” – Pat Riley

“The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot” – Bill Russell

“Confidence shared is better than confidence only in yourself.” – Mike Krzyzewski

“The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made.” – Tim Duncan

“You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good” – Jerry West

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“There may be people that have more talent than you, but there’s no excuse for anyone to work harder than you do” – Derek Jeter

“To be great we need to win games we aren’t supposed to win” – Julius Erving

“My responsibility is getting all my players playing for the name on the front of the jersey, not the one on the back.” – Author Unknown

“Mental toughness is to physical as four is to one” – Bobby Knight

“I have a rule on my team: when we talk to one another, we look each other right in the eye, because I think it’s tough to lie to somebody. You give respect to somebody.” – Mike Krzyzewski


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