“Basketball is a strange game in which in order to play it really well you need to play with a purpose, you need to play with freedom and you need to play with confidence. So often I think that we get so tied up that we think that something’s going bad and we want to look for somebody else to help us make it better. The ultimate responsibility falls on (you).”
On the pass…
Chicago Bulls head coach Jim Boylen following Chicago’s 56-point loss to the Boston Celtics.
“The pro player thing? This is basketball. This is about honoring the game and doing the right things. Embarrassment is not giving the effort in that Bulls uniform.”
“It’s interesting how guys who are into drugs are always looking to get other guys involved, as if they want company when they go under. Me? I was always into basketball.”
SOURCE: Sport Magazine, 1980
Former Michigan State Jumpin’ Johnny Green celebrates a birthday today.
Dude could get up…
Former Bishop Loughlin Lion on his love for the game…
(Taken from the book, “Basketball: A Love Story.”)