Quotations About Basketball

Related: Baseball, Sports, Games, Football, Hockey

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.
Ogden Nash


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


October is not only a beautiful month but marks the precious yet fleeting overlap of hockey, baseball, basketball, and football.
Jason Love


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


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


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


Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.
Pat Riley


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


Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
Michael Jordan


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.
Bobby Knight