15 motivational basketball quotes for you to read when you feel you need some “fuel”. Some desire to make you wanna get better because deep within, you know you can be more than what you’re.
Getting better in basketball is all about having the right mindset. Period.
Don’t ever underestimate its importance and be aware that the frame within you set your mindset determines the boundaries of your potential. Don’t be fooled when you look at players like Dr. J or Larry Bird and think that they had talent. Sure, that had little to go with it.
But when you ask them they tell you they worked their tail off. Larry Bird said that he doesn’t know anyone who worked harder than he did. Steve Nash said that if everyone worked as hard as he did he’d be out of a job.
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“I’ve failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.” – Michael Jordan
“Goals determine what you’re going to be.” Julius Erving
“You’re the only one who can make the difference. Whatever your dream is, go for it.” – Magic Johnson
“The only competition is yourself” – Shane Beschen
“You can not control how high ‘he’ jumps. You cannot control how fast ‘he’ is. You can not control how great he is. But he can not control how hard you play” -Brian Merritt
“I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can’t accept not trying.” Michael Jordan
“The harder you fall down, the higher you will bounce back up” – Unknown
“I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing.” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro.” – Larry Bird
“Discipline builds winners, Winners stay disciplined!” – Ed McAllister
“If you care enough for a goal you will almost certainly attain it.” – William James
“Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.” – Larry Bird
“Champions never complain, they are too busy getting better – John Wooden
“I learned early that if I wanted to achieve anything in life, I’d have to do it myself. I learned that I had to be accountable. – Lenny Wilkens
“The only place that success is before work is in the dictionary” – John Wooden
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