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I'm a basketball player. That's what I do and what I love but that's just not all who I am. I'm talented in a lot of different areas.
Allah says in the Qur'an not to despise one another. So the criterion in Islam is not color or social status. It's who is most righteous. If I go to a mosque - and I'm a basketball player with money and prestige - if I go to a mosque and see an imam, I feel inferior. He's better than me. It's about knowledge.
There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don't believe there is only one greatest player either.
A lot of late nights in the gym, a lot of early mornings, especially when your friends are going out, you're going to the gym, those are the sacrifices that you have to make if you want to be an NBA basketball player.
Everyone needs a coach. It doesn't matter whether you're a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player.
When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it's time for me to move away from the game.
A lot of times I blend in a little bit easier because I'm not like a basketball player who's going to stand out because of his height.
If we can take young people who excel at the highest levels, put them on the same kind of pedestal as the all-state basketball player and the all-state football player, and begin to get the same kind of recognition, it will have a profound effect, and we are finding that it does.
What you are as a person is far more important than what you are as a basketball player.
If you're a basketball player, you've got to shoot.
You have to be wired a certain way to be a professional basketball player, and the way my body grew, something happened genetically that allowed me to become a lot more explosive.
I want people to follow their dreams, yes... but I'm not interested in telling young black kids how to be rappers... I want to show them that there's so many other paths you can take, besides a rapper or basketball player.
I always wanted to be a basketball player. Nothing more, nothing less.
I never gave up as a player, and I won't give up as someone who wants to go to the Hall of Fame, because it's the ultimate goal for a baseball player or a football player or a basketball player.
I try to never lose sight of what a special time it is to be a women's basketball player.
I'm a huge LeBron James fan. I love The Heat. He's an incredible basketball player.
I always dreamt of being a basketball player. A dream that only I believed in.
I was actually supposed to be a basketball player, not an actress. My parents had me playing basketball on competitive teams when I was in kindergarten. Even though my heart belongs to the arts, I'm a tomboy at heart, too.
I always wanted to be a basketball player.
Ronnie James Dio
Every little kid that steps on the court or the field has aspirations to go pro. I think being a pro basketball player is the best job. The thing I had to realize was that I can't do every dream that I have.
I am, first of all, a basketball player. I've done this for so very long... For me, it's been essential to be successful on the court.
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player!
I wasn't a bad basketball player, but I was far from the world's greatest. Good defense, no offense - that was me.
If all I'm remembered for is being a good basketball player, then I've done a bad job with the rest of my life.
Michael Jordon may have been the best basketball player in history, but he couldn't have won six NBA titles without a team.
Mark E. Hyman
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege.
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