"Not only is there more to life than
basketball, there's a lot more to basketball than basketball."
This is the second most exciting indoor sport, and the other one
shouldn't have spectators.
You don't play against opponents; you play against the game of
Bobby Knight 1940-,
American Basketball Coach
The invention of basketball was not an accident.
It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play
"Drop the Handkerchief."
Be strong in body, clean in mind, lofty in ideals.
Dr. James Naismith, the
father of basketball
If I weren't earning $3 million a year to dunk a basketball, most
people on the street would run in the other direction if they saw me
Charles Barkley American
If the NBA were on channel 5 and a bunch of frogs
making love was on channel 4, I'd watch the frogs even if they were
coming in fuzzy.
These are my new shoes. They're good shoes.
They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like
me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only
make you have shoes like me. That's it.
From a Charles
Barkley commercial for basketball shoes, 1993
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