Funny Basketball Quotes

“You don’t play against opponents, you play against the game of basketball.”—Bobby Knight

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds
“They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they’d make up their minds.”—Wilt Chamberlain

“Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up.”—Bill Vaughn

“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.”—Charles Barkley

“If you make every game a life and death proposition, you’re going to have problems. For one thing, you’ll be dead a lot.”—Dean Smith

“Basketball doesn’t build character. It reveals it.”—Unknown

“Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they’re afraid they might get hit by a pass.”—George Raveling

“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.”—Charles Barkley

“I knew I was dog meat. Luckily, I’m the high-priced dog meat that everybody wants. I’m the good-quality dog meat. I’m the Alpo of the NBA.”—Shaquille O’Neal

The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.

“The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.” – Jerry Tarkanian

“The invention of basketball was not an accident.It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play “Drop the Handkerchief.”—James Naismith

“We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.”—Weldon Drew

“Any time Detroit scores more than a hundred points and holds the other team below a hundred points, they almost always win.”—Doug Collins

“There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.” – Abe Lemons

“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

What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop

“What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?”—Woody Allen