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There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.
Author: Abe Lemons

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The idea is not to block every shot. The idea is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.
Author: Bill Russell

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Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up.
Author: Bill Vaughn

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If the NBA were on channel 5 and a bunch of frogs making love was on channel 4, I’d watch the frogs even if they were coming in fuzzy.
Author: Bobby Knight

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When I dunk, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.
Author: Darryl Dawkins

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This is the second most exciting indoor sport, and the other one shouldn’t have spectators.
Author: Dick Vertleib

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Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they’re afraid they might get hit by a pass.
Author: George Raveling

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When I went to Catholic high school in Philadelphia, we just had one coach for football and basketball. He took all of us who turned out and had us run through a forest. The ones who ran into the trees were on the football team.
Author: George Raveling

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

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The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.
Author: Jerry Tarkanian

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Giving ‘Magic’ the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Khan a horse.
Author: Jim Murray, about Earvin Johnson

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When it’s played the way is spozed to be played, basketball happens in the air; flying, floating, elevated above the floor, levitating the way oppressed peoples of this earth imagine themselves in their dreams.
Author: John Edgar Wideman

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I hate it. It looks like a stickup at 7-Eleven. Five guys standing there with their hands in the air.
Author: Norm Sloan, on zone defense

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Nothing there but basketball, a game which won’t be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.
Author: Ogden Nash

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You can run a lot of plays when your X is twice as big as the other guys’ O. It makes your X’s and O’s pretty good.
Author: Paul Westphal

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If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.
Author: Phil Jackson

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I look at the NBA as a football game without the helmet.
Author: Tom Tolbert

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We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.
Author: Weldon Drew

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What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?
Author: Woody Allen, Annie Hall

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[On the Spurs] It was like they’ve been playing all season. They have a tough defense, they dig inside. They are just a tough defensive team. They’ve got some big guys inside and they do a good job, especially at home.

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