Sunday, May 01, 2005

Basketball Quotes

  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.  ~From a Charles Barkley commercial for basketball shoes, 1993 I liked the choreography, but I didn't care for the costumes.  ~Tommy Tune, on why he never considered playing basketball If you meet the Buddha in the lane, feed him the ball.  ~Phil Jackson Nothing there but basketball, a game which won't be fit for people until they set the basket umbilicus-high and return the giraffes to the zoo.  ~Ogden Nash What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?  ~Woody Allen, Annie Hall We have a great bunch of outside shooters.  Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.  ~Weldon Drew Basketball is the MTV of sports.  ~Sara Levinson I haven't been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years.  Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.  ~Dave Barry I hate it.  It looks like a stickup at 7-Eleven.  Five guys standing there with their hands in the air.  ~Norm Sloan, on zone defense Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a pass.  ~George Raveling When I dunk, I put something on it.  I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.  ~Darryl Dawkins We're shooting 100 percent - 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line.  ~Norm Stewart The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.  ~Jerry Tarkanian Related Quotations: Sports Page Information: www.quotegarde


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