|"Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation"|
|"As athletes, we're used to reacting quickly. Here, it's 'come, stop, come, stop.' There's a lot of downtime. That's the toughest part of the day"|
|"Even when I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game"|
|"I can accept failure. Everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying."|
|"I never looked at the consequences of missing a big shot... when you think about the consequences you always think of a negative result"|
|"I play to win, whether during practice or a real game. And I will not let anything get in the way of me and my competitive enthusiasm to win"|
|"I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish"|
|"I'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.
|"I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. I don't do things half-heartedly. Because I know if I do, then I can expect half-hearted results"|
|"I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.
|"If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it"|
|"Obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it"|
|"Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
|"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships."|
|"The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace"|
|"There is no "i" in team but there is in win"|
|"To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate"|
|"You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them."|