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I am a team player - and that is what you need to be an effective point guard. You gotta see the court, you gotta set up the play, and you gotta let others execute for the most part. I don't throw elbows for the sake of throwing elbows, but if somebody throws one at me and it's necessary to respond in kind, I suppose I can if I have to.
A ball player has to be kept hungry to become a big leaguer. That's why no boy from a rich family has ever made the big leagues.
How can a coach have any influence over a player that's making over five times more than he is?
We have a secret project at Third Man where we want to have the first vinyl record played in outer space. We want to launch a balloon that carries a vinyl record player.
I think what's really the most ideal thing is for the player themselves, within their own imagination, to carve out what they view as being the essence of the character.
As a player, it says everything about you if you made the Hall of Fame. But, then again, boy... there's something about winning a Super Bowl.
I always wanted to be a basketball player.
Ronnie James Dio
I've been playing against older and stronger competition my whole life. It has made me a better tennis player and able to play against this kind of level despite their strength and experience.
I was a very good baseball player and football player as a kid.
I'm a natural piano player. So all the practicing I do at this point is in my head. If I don't play for a year, my chops aren't going to get any worse. I've spent my time playing scales, and I don't necessarily want to play any faster than I play. So everything I do at this point is more philosophical.
Harry Connick, Jr.
You can have the greatest player in terms of mastering an instrument and you could be yawning your head off when you hear them. So, it's not what you do, but the way you're doing it and in the end that's all that we have.
I wanted to be a blues guitar player. And a singer. And a songwriter. Not a shock jock.
And I want to do it the right way, like everybody else, not just a famous figurehead that gets a job because he is a famous basketball player. I want to really learn the business.
The chess player who develops the ability to play two dozen boards at a time will benefit from learning to compress his or her analysis into less time.
Marilyn vos Savant
Because I was a tennis player, Billie Jean King was a hero of mine.
A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
I'm not a great piano player.
Women will not talk about football unless one of them is in love with a football player, and then suddenly you discover that they know everything that is to be known about it.
I know my serve stinks, but I was a pretty good tennis player.
George H. W. Bush
Christianity affects your whole life. I feel I'm more competitive, a better player, but off the field is where there is always a battle.
I have been accused of being a very simplistic, very lyrical player, and that's okay. That just comes from the blues, which is my background. But every day you wake up and transcend. You can't ever rest on your laurels.
The time when there is no one there to feel sorry for you or to cheer for you is when a player is made.
To be champion requires more than simply being a strong player; one has to be a strong human being as well.
Artie is a singer, and I'm a writer and player and a singer. We didn't work together on a creative level and prepare the songs. I did that.
My goal is always the same: to keep the other player from ever scoring a point. That doesn't always happen, but that's what I try for.
I was not the kind of a principal player that was so in demand that eight or 10 or 12 scripts came per month.
I don't think any player lives up to his potential, because people out there put you so high on a pedestal, you'll never be as good as they expect.
I think I'm a very poor piano player.
Stevie Ray Vaughan was very intense. Maybe that's what caught everybody's attention. As a player, he didn't do anything amazing.
I was impressed by Hendrix. Not so much by his playing, as his attitude - he wasn't a great player, but everything else about him was brilliant.
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