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'My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.'


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'I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.'


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'The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.'


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'I want to be perceived as a guy who played his best in all facets, not just scoring. A guy who loved challenges.'


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'If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.'


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'I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.'


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'Limits, like fear, is often an illusion.'


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'I can't speak for the future. I have no crystal ball.'


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'When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.'


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'Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about lif'


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'For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.'


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'I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.'


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'If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.'


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'Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.'


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'Gambling is legal and betting is legal, for what I bet.'


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'I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.'


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'I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.'


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'Be true to the game, because the game will be true to you. If you try to shortcut the game, then the game will shortcut you. If you put forth the effort, good things will be bestowed upon you. That's truly about the game, and in some ways that's about lif'


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'I want to wake up every day and do whatever comes in my mind, and not feel pressure or obligations to do anything else in my life.'


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'I'd like to be settled into somewhat of a normal life. Somewhat. I know it's never going to be completely normal.'


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'In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I've been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.'


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'The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved o'


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'Even when I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game.'


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'In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money.'


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'Ultimately, if you can say that I'm a bad owner and we're winning championships, I can live with that. But if we're not making the playoffs and we're spending and losing money, then I have to look in the mirror and say maybe I'm not taking the necessary s'


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'The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.'


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'The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved o'


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'Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.'


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'I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.'


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'The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved o'


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'The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved o'


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'When I was playing before I retired, I never really understood the appreciation and the respect that people gave me. People had treated me like a god or something, and that was very embarrassing.'


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'I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.'


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'Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.'


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'As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day.'


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'My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.'


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'I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.'


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'The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved o'


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'When I lose the sense of motivation and the sense to prove something as a basketball player, it's time for me to move away from the game.'


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'For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.'


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'In college I never realized the opportunities available to a pro athlete. I've been given the chance to meet all kinds of people, to travel and expand my financial capabilities, to get ideas and learn about life, to create a world apart from basketball.'


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'If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.'


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'If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.'


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'Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.'


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'I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.'


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'I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.'


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'I wasn't really a work conscious type of person.'

 

 

 

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