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


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


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


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


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


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


I haven't been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.
Dave Barry


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


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


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


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