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Basketball is a global game, just like soccer is a global game. You see the Manu Ginobilis and Yao Mings of the world. We can play the game in every country.
Andrew Bogut
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All the other sports are still going on. We have girls in soccer, weightlifting, basketball, and you can't take away from the sport they're in.
Amber Starkey
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I had to choose between soccer and basketball last season and I chose soccer. I'm thankful to coach Williams for working with me. Everybody thinks soccer is my favorite sport. I love both sports the same, but soccer will take me farther. I think I would have come back even without the scholarship to Santa Clara.
Jessie Baddley
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It's pretty sensational, ... The interesting thing is he always loved soccer, and now he's the big cheese in basketball. I'm really pleased for him, and I think he's really good at it. The best part is that the team has not done well recently, so he can only go up. He has every reason to be successful.
Paul Mott
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Everybody's really excited about it. The community's really supporting us. We've had success like this in soccer, but not basketball. It makes the long winter seem a little warmer.
Paul Lancaster
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I'm definitely going to be coming into sport. It will be in Australia. Basketball will hopefully be the priority,
Andrew Bogut
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I just want to try to ignore the scrutiny and all the distractions and just play hard basketball and let the best come, ... Improving game by game and trying to improve my game is what I want to do.
Andrew Bogut
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I tell the players, 'I'm sorry that you got hurt, but there's not a thing I can do about it'. You've got to go forward. That's the only thing I know. That's what I've tried to convey to our players. We've been fortunate here. Our organization for 18 years had very few injuries when John [Stockton] and Karl [Malone] were here ... I understood all along we were fortunate our guys stayed healthy. That's life in the NBA. If you don't like it, there's other jobs.
Jerry Sloan
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Yao Ming
The NBA life has made me grow up a lot. I have not just grown up in my basketball skills, it's made me stronger and tougher.
Yao Ming
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Being the best [basketball] league in the world, I think the NBA grows and looks for the best players in the world.
Fabricio Oberto
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Definitely not. I don't like how it looks, but I don't play basketball for looks.
Andrew Bogut
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We played one of our worst basketball games that night. After getting out to a 10-point lead, we lost sight of our goals and objectives.
Andrew Booth
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People often had other plans on Saturday night and didn't want to be sitting at a basketball game until 9:30. So I thought we'd try something different.
Craig Watson
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She is so basketball savvy on her own. She does so many things on the floor, she is just that smart.
Andrew Booth
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Lamar Butler
I e-mailed my teacher. I said 'Man, I can't focus, to be honest with you. I've been playing basketball, it's NCAA time, we're in the Final Four, can I get an extension?' He hasn't replied yet. I'm going to check my e-mail when I get back to my room.
Lamar Butler
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Coach just told us that we were the best basketball team to come through Woodinville, girls or boys. He told us we brought a lot of joy to his life. He told us to stay in touch.
Amanda Fleischman
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I always told the girls there is no such thing as girls and boys basketball, there's just basketball, ... I told them to be physical and block out. There is only one way to play the game. One of the reasons is hopefully I was non-sexist. I taught them to play the game the same way I taught the boys. We were one of the first teams to play up-and-down, in-your-face defense. I used the same approach with the girls as I did with the boys' team.
David Thorpe
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I love it. (Basketball is) all I ever do. My dad jokes that it's my one true love.
Amanda Hansen
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We're not satisfied with being 8-8 in the league. I feel we're playing pretty good basketball right now. If we keep it up for 40 minutes, I think we're going to be a good team (in the postseason).
D.J. Strawberry
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We didn't give up. It was a hostile environment (with 3,500 fans in White Auditorium) and a rough basketball game. To come back and play well speaks a lot for the character of this basketball team.
Maryann Mitts
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Isiah Thomas
My greatest gift that I have in life is basketball.
Isiah Thomas
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I learned a lot about basketball. I learned more about life.
Pokey Chatman
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Something that coach taught us, basketball is important but basketball life and people involved with the sport are more important than the game. And no game can keep you from doing and having the opportunity to pay your respects to someone as great as coach Ray.
Doug Bruno
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Jon is playing a different kind of basketball than he's ever played in his life. He's guarding out on the perimeter, he's put in positions to handle the ball on the perimeter. He's not just within the confines of the paint, where he's spent a lot of his time and has dominated by doing so.
Lorenzo Romar
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My body's had it. I feel like I'm a lot older than I am. I've lived my basketball life. I've enjoyed it and it's time to move on to what in my opinion are bigger and better things.
Chris Huber
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I thought we played four solid quarters of basketball. We started out with a great first quarter. I thought we handled their half-court trap very well. Kenneth (Bradley) got loose for some big points down low. He scores nine of his 16 in the game right there. I thought we did a better job of looking up the floor and being patient about moving the ball from point to the wing and hitting the middle.
Dave Newton
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It's been fun. I played with a lot of these girls in USA Basketball, but I've worked four years and I'm ready to move on to Oklahoma and show what I've learned.
Amanda Thompson
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It's something I wanted to do to get stronger for basketball. I love the girls that shot put. They're fun to hang out with.
Kristin Turk
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I have enjoyed coaching these girls the last three years. It has been fun watching them grow as basketball players. I am happy for them to be able to end the regular season with a win.
Paul Alepra
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as far as understanding the game of basketball, opening up and just working on different skills on the offensive end and being more focused on defense.
Amare Stoudemire
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