23 Total Quotes

Sheryl Swoopes Quotes

No matter how far life pushes you down, no matter how much you hurt, you can always bounce back.
Sheryl Swoopes
#American Athlete Quotes

For whatever reason, we can't put two halves together, ... We dug ourselves a hole in the first half and came back in the second half a completely different team.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Reason

We really focused on trying to slow her down a little bit and making somebody else do something to beat us. The game plan we had, defensively especially, really worked.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Trying

We really wanted this game. We knew we had to come here and win two.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Game

We have a lot of experience and veterans on this team. As a team we are playing incredible basketball.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Basketball

Right now we're playing very good basketball, ... I think we're playing good individually, and as a team we're playing some incredible basketball.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Basketball

Every practice and every game that we have, Tina is getting better and better and better,
Sheryl Swoopes
#Practice

I'll be honest with you,
Sheryl Swoopes
#Honest

We've got to try to take advantage of what their weaknesses are, and one of those is not having the experience we have.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Advantage

We're talking about women's professional basketball here. We're still new at this. A lot of times people forget the NBA was once where we are now. We've got to go beyond the true diehard women's professional-sports fan.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Basketball

I want to thank everybody out there who voted for me and who did believe in me. Because I felt all along that I still could compete with the best of them out there.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Believe

If I feel anywhere close to the way I felt this year, health-wise, I definitely know I'll be back next year and maybe another 10, ... I got the hunger back for it. I found the fun in it again.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Health

I definitely know that I'll be back next year and maybe for another 10, ... I still love the game. I got the hunger back for it. I found the fun in it again. So I don't know how many more years I'll play.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Love

Of all my awards, this is probably the most special to me, ... Nobody expected the Comets to do anything this year. The only thing that would make it better is if I was in Houston right now, preparing for Game 3.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Awards

I'm at a place in my life right now where I'm very happy, very content. I'm finally OK with the idea of who I love, who I want to be with,
Sheryl Swoopes
#Life

It's not something that I want to throw in people's faces. I'm just at a point in my life where I'm tired of having to pretend to be somebody I'm not. I'm tired of having to hide my feelings about the person I care about. About the person I love.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Life

My reason for coming out isn't to be some sort of hero,
Sheryl Swoopes
#Reason

I'm tired of having to hide my feelings about the person I care about. About the person I love. Male athletes of my caliber probably feel like they have a lot more to lose than gain (by coming out). I don't agree with that. To me, the most important thing is happiness.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Feelings

My purpose for doing it has nothing to do with throwing it in anybody's face,
Sheryl Swoopes
#Purpose

I was at a point in my life where I am just tired of having to pretend to be somebody I am not. I was basically living a lie. For the last seven, eight years, I was basically waiting to exhale.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Life

I think there's always been great talent in the WNBA, ... I think there are so many players this year that had incredible seasons and fortunately, or unfortunately, there's only one MVP.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Talent

Jordan told me, 'Mom, I love watching you play. You're going to be MVP.' This is for him.
Sheryl Swoopes
#Love

For me, I like to work on my game, and if I weren't playing overseas I'd probably take a couple of months off and then I'd have to find somewhere to go and play around [home] and stay in shape anyway. So why not go overseas and work on my game and stay in shape and then be able to make some money at the same time?
Sheryl Swoopes
#Work