Everyting negative - pressure, challenges - is all an opportunity for me to rise.
I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot.
I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball.
If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
I try to penetrate the lane like Steve Nash, pass like Jason Kidd, and handle the ball like Allen Iverson. Remember, I said 'try to'.
We're building a culture of accountability, trust, and togetherness. Entitlement will not be tolerated
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do.
Basketball really had its origin in Indiana, which remains the center of the sport.
You've got to learn the footwork, the positioning, how to box out, how to pass, how to shoot your free throws. All these things are necessary, not to be the No. 1 player in the world, but maybe you can play against him.
I enjoy jokes, smiling, and making people smile. I may be a little different, but that's OK, who wants to be normal anyway?
In all the research you do as a coach, studying other coaches and championship-type situations, you find that all those teams combined talent with great defense. You've got to stop other teams to win.
It is not what you teach, but what you emphasize.
Practice habits were crucial to my development in basketball. I didn't play against the toughest competition in high school, but one reason I was able to do well in college was that I mastered the fundamentals. You've got to have them down before you can even think about playing.
Successful programs consist of people working hard, working together, while never worrying about who gets the credit.
He who controlleth the backboard, controlleth the game.
Other people go to the office. I get to coach. I know I've been blessed.
Sometimes you learn more from losing than winning. Losing forces you to reexamine.
Teams that play together beat those with superior players who play more as individuals.
The best teams have chemistry. They communicate with each other and they sacrifice personal glory for a common goal.
Champions play as they practice. Create a consistency of excellence in all your habits.
All really successful coaches have a system.
You never make any of the shots you never take. 87% of the ones you do take, you'll miss too. I make 110% of my shots.
Morale and attitude are the fundamentals to success.
Play the game with a smile.
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