31 Total Quotes

Alonzo Mourning Quotes

There were a lot of people that contributed to my success as a person as well as a player. Without those people, I wouldn't be sitting in the position that I'm sitting in today. I think that it's extremely important for people to realize all of the things that other people do for them.
Alonzo Mourning
#People

There's a disappointment there because I still feel there's an emptiness in my career that just wasn't filled.
Alonzo Mourning
#American Athlete Quotes

When the new ownership came in, they made some decisions I wasn't pleased with. And when they changed the whole aspect of it, I just totally lost interest.
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#American Athlete Quotes

I think he has a huge upside. He has a great NBA body and now it's just a matter of him incorporating his talents into a system.
Alonzo Mourning
#Body

that's the only thing that counts, that the vast majority is unified.
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#Majority

I think we got to play with a sense of urgency every night for the simple fact that, I think, teams are gunning for us every night, ... People know that, 'Hey, this is the team that is expected to win it all. This is the team with Shaq and D-Wade and all these guys - G.P. and Antoine and myself - all these big names. This is the team to beat.' We're like a measuring stick for a lot of teams.
Alonzo Mourning
#Night

I know I can still play this game at a high level, ... I feel like I'm a Hall of Fame player.
Alonzo Mourning
#Fame

Either it's going to be a great dunk or a great block, ... I think statistics work in my favor. I don't like getting dunked on.
Alonzo Mourning
#Statistics

Either it's going to be a great dunk or a great block. I think statistics work in my favor. I don't like getting dunked on.
Alonzo Mourning
#Statistics

I was very, very confident in my body. As soon as the doctors gave me the green light, I knew that I would be capable of contributing in a way that will benefit this ball club.
Alonzo Mourning
#Body

Words can't express how good it is to see him back out there. I know how frustrating it was for him to be out.
Alonzo Mourning
#Words

He's a winner, man. That's like a college professor that's been teaching for over 20 years and had people come out his class with bachelor degrees . . . summa cum laude.
Alonzo Mourning
#College

When there's a performance like that, you're going to hear it. He's supposed to do that, the way his team performed.
Alonzo Mourning
#Performance

I want to live 50 more years. I'm 33 years old... and I want to live to at least be 80 and see my kids grow up and see my grandkids. That's important to me.
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#American Athlete Quotes

I'm extremely disappointed because the purpose of this whole thing is to try to win, ... It goes to show you that [ownership's] main objective isn't about whether this team wins a championship.
Alonzo Mourning
#Purpose

I was hurting. I had some ailments I was dealing with. It's not like I was holding out.
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#American Athlete Quotes

It felt better just putting on that jersey, and at the end of all this just coming out with a win. That's what this is all about.
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#American Athlete Quotes

This is his therapy . . . Basketball always has been his refuge.
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#Basketball

I've got to worry about Alonzo Mourning, because a year or two ago there was a chance that Alonzo Mourning wouldn't be standing here talking to you. That's the cold reality of it.
Alonzo Mourning
#American Athlete Quotes

Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease, my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion. Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses, like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.
Alonzo Mourning
#American Athlete Quotes

I hate to use excuses, but... I haven't been able to do anything for five weeks. I'm a step off. The good thing about it is that I won't have any setbacks by playing. The doctor said the only way for me to get it stronger is to play.
Alonzo Mourning
#Hate

We did nothing but breathe life into this team, that's all we did.
Alonzo Mourning
#Life

We can't look at them. We've got to go out there and do it ourselves. We're foolish if we're trying to look at the referees.
Alonzo Mourning
#Trying

I'm coming close to being back on the court. I'm making a tremendous amount of progress.
Alonzo Mourning
#Progress

I'm going to have a long conversation with Stu. He was once a player. He knows the intensity in the playoffs. I thought he would have made better judgment in his decision.
Alonzo Mourning
#Conversation

You know what? We've still got a whole summer. So, that's not really etched in stone. He's at an age right now, man, where I wouldn't put any guarantees on the future.
Alonzo Mourning
#Age And Aging

You can hardly touch a guy. If anybody has any athletic ability and quickness, with the first step he's going to get to the basket. They don't want you to touch guys on the dribble. I remember when I came into the league, you could touch guys. You can't do that anymore.
Alonzo Mourning
#Ability

When I saw his height and the potential he had, I knew good things were going to happen. If he stayed two more years, he'd be the first pick in the (NBA) draft.
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#Potential

There's nobody else on the face of this earth that's playing a sport at a highest level ... with a transplant. That alone continues to inspire me, because I realize throughout the whole world the struggles that people are going through. I need to inspire them the best way I can.
Alonzo Mourning
#Earth

Everything is just falling into place. I do feel great. I feel good, thank God. I'm very, very appreciative of this opportunity that I have. And I play the game like I'm appreciative, because I truly am. I know a couple years ago, I didn't think I was going to be able to do this again.
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#God