I always laugh when people ask me about rebounding techniques. I've got a technique. It's called just go get the damn ball.
I was asked for years about being a Republican, probably because most black people are Democrats. My mother heard it once and called me and said 'Charles, Republicans are for the rich people.' And I said, 'Mom, I'm rich.'
These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it.
I don't believe professional athletes should be role models. I believe parents should be role models...
I don't care what people think. people are stupid.
Poor people cannot rely on the government to come to help you in times of need. You have to get your education. Then nobody can control your destiny.
Half Man, Half Sit-Out-The-Season.
What does politically correct mean? If you're fat, don't ask me if you're fat, because I'm gonna tell you the truth. You're fat.
You got to believe in yourself. Hell, I believe I'm the best-looking guy in the world and I might be right.
The only difference between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.
The main thing to do is relax and let your talent do the work.
I want to be a politician. I think I understand how the system works, I think a lot of politicians are corrupt, and it's about time we put some people in there who are going to look out for the majority of the people instead of the rich people.
Kids are great. That's one of the best things about our business, all the kids you get to meet. It's a shame they have to grow up to be regular people and come to the games and call you names.
I'm not paid to be a role model. I'm paid to wreak havoc on the basketball court.
All I know is, as long as I led the Southeastern Conference in scoring, my grades would be fine.
I'm not a role model... Just because I dunk a basketball doesn't mean I should raise your kids.
Sometimes that light at the end of the tunnel is a train.
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me coming.
We're just playing basketball. It's not like we're going out to have unprotected sex with Magic.
You know what's amazing to me? America. There have been so many people who have stepped up, and I'm just proud to be an American. Yeah, there were some mistakes made, but I don't play the blame game. Let's move forward and rebuild New Orleans.
Poor white people and poor black people just don't know how much they have in common. Rich people don't give a damn about either group.
When I speak to kids I tell them, 'Hey, you think your parents are a pain in the ass now, but they're going to get smarter as you get older.'
I don't how anybody taller than 6-4 can sit in those seats. And the airline executives don't give a damn 'cause they never walk back there in the first place. I don't fly first class because I have a lot of money. I do it because I need the room.
I played against him (Wilkins) in college. Getting nominated with him, that's pretty cool.
We don't need refs, but I guess white guys need something to do.
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