Successful programs consist of people working hard, working together, while never worrying about who gets the credit.
Complacency is the forerunner of mediocrity. You can never work too hard on attitudes, effort and technique.
Recognize and reward players who put the team first, not just the gifted ones.
Discover your gift, develop your gift and then give it away every day.
If you can do something and not blow your own horn, it sure sounds a lot better.
Positioning, anticipation and technique create quickness. Therefore, you can always get quicker
When you watch the game, be a student of the game.
To win it all, winners have to be obsessive about the fundamentals and doing the little things right.
There's only one thing we can control, and that is how hard we play.
Be what ya is, 'cause if ya be what you ain't, ya ain't what ya is.
The only thing success should do is make you more humble.
If you are a good team, your offense is born on the defensive end.
Tough minded enough to do the necessary things--this is the epitome of what a team is.
I have learned that peace is not the absence of trial, trouble, or torment but the presence of calm in the midst of them
Players who are late say that their time is more important than the team.
It is foolish to expect a young man to follow your advice and to ignore your example.
Defense involves three things: courage, energy, intelligence.
Your program must have an overriding purpose which is clearly visible and which teaches lessons beyond winning.
There is nothing more important than rebounding... don't just give it lip service.
To be a team, you must be a family.
Coach like the coach you want to be ten years from now.
It doesn't cost nothing to be nice to people
When I go in for heart surgery, I want a full-time surgeon. I don't want some guy who just does it part-time between rounds of golf. You want a guy who is doing it all the time and is always reading and learning about the most recent techniques.
If a farmer and his family can get up at 5:30 every morning to milk cows, surly we can get up at that time to practice basketball.
Have character, don't be one.
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