226 Total Quotes

Pat Riley Quotes

Pat Riley
We feel that he will be able to play three positions for us, giving us added versatility.
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#Giving

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No gas manager wants to send out high bills. If we're in public gas, that's not what we're about. We're about serving our customers.
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#Bills

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It's a good bounce-back game. We needed to get out of our system what happened the last couple of games.
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#Bounce

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If you have a positive attitude and constantly strive to give your best effort, eventually you will overcome your immediate problems and find you are ready for greater challenges.
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#American Coach Quotes #Attitude

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From nobody to upstart. From upstart to contender. From contender to winner. From winner to champion. From champion to Dynasty.
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#Winners And Winning #Champion

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Coaches who let a championship team back off from becoming a dynasty are cowards.
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#Teams And Teamwork

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He's being measured, I think, too harshly. But I believe in him. He's a streak scorer with this team. He can get on a roll.
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#Believe

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The Ten Commandments were not a suggestion.
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#American Coach Quotes #Commandment

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It was the kind of game I predicted. I told the team this morning that this is how we would have to play to win.
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#Game

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This is about an experienced, savvy, talented team which I believe we have taking advantage of the opportunities out there. But one thing they cannot neglect is just how hard (Chicago) is going to play and the kind of effort they're going to have to make to stay with them.
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#Advantage

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We as an organization will do just about anything to supply comfort, compassion, money and anything else we can to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina. The Spurs and the Heat getting together to put on this exhibition to raise as much money as we can for the victims is an indication of what both organizations and the NBA is all about.
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#Comfort

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The demise of Shaquille O'Neal has been greatly exaggerated. I can guarantee you that - and I coach him.
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#Coach

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Giving yourself permission to lose guarantees a loss.
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#American Coach Quotes #Giving

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We didn't play the game with a lot of focused energy in the first half. I thought we were a little slow, we looked tired and (Cleveland) looked sharp and they were good.
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#Energy

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We feel like with this trade we traded a lot, but we got back three quality players. Antoine Walker is one of the very best, multi-faceted, versatile players in this game.
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#Quality

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A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team.
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#American Coach Quotes #Efficiency

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When a great team loses through complacency, it will constantly search for new and more intricate explanations to explain away defeat.
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#American Coach Quotes #Explanations

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When a gifted team dedicates itself to unselfish trust and combines instinct with boldness and effort, its ready to climb.
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#Teams And Teamwork #Boldness

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We feel that he will be able to play three positions for us, giving us added versatility in our quest for a championship. We will miss Gerald Fitch, who is a good young player, but this will be a great opportunity for him out there.
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#Giving

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They were a step ahead of us because of their effort and their energy and their absolute desperation to make the playoffs. When you get a team with that frame of mind, they are going to be a step ahead of you.
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#Desperation

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There are only two options regarding commitment. You're either in or you're out. There's no such thing as life in-between.
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#Quote of the Day #Commitment #Motivational