If you got the game, you got the game. That's why Tiger Woods is out there playing golf with Greg Norman.
I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
N.B. This quotation is a paraphrase of a much older quote by Aristotle, which see.
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.
Why don't you bring your face up here and let me punch it? Then you can tell me (if I'm stronger).
One lucky shot deserves another.
[O'Neal didn't let the rebuke go unnoticed.] He doesn't need advice on how to play his position, but he needs advice on how to play team ball, ... If it's going to be my team, I'll voice my opinion. If he don't like it, he can opt out.
I would like to be refered to as 'The Big Aristotle'.
This is a tough game. There are times when you've got to play hurt, when you've got to block out the pain.
Our offense is like the pythagorean theorem: There is no answer!
When you flop, that's just another message that you don't know how to play me. Stand up and take your medicine like a man.
We would love to have Gary down here. He's still tenacious on defense, and I know he still wants [a title]. And I'm the only guy in the world who can get him one.
We're going to miss Damon. He was a great shooter. . . . He got what he wanted, but he gave up a lot. No more night life, no more warm weather and no more a lot of media attention. . . . I guess this was his first shot at getting something big. I guess he had to take it.
I don't believe that I personally have been changed by the money. The bad thing is people assume you've changed because now you have money.