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'One man can be a crucial __________ on a team, but one man cannot make a team.'Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
'The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the ___________'' James Naismith
'Basketball is like ___________, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.'Dan Frisby
'Basketball is like ___ in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.' Red Auerbach
'I haven't been able to _________ the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.'Dave Barry
'You don't play against _________. You play against the game of basketball.'Bob Knight
'Good, ______, best. Never let it rest. Until your good is ______ and your ______ is best.'Tim Duncan
'I hate it. It looks like a _______ at 7-Eleven. Five guys standing there with their hands in the air.'Norm Sloan
'When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a ___.'Larry Bird
'Giving '_____' the basketball is like giving Hitler an army, Jesse James a gang, or Genghis Khan a horse.'Jim Murray
'The idea is not to block every shot. The ____ is to make your opponent believe that you might block every shot.' Bill Russell
'Everybody pulls for _____, nobody roots for Goliath.'Wilt Chamberlain
'If the ___ 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'Bob Knight
'Left ____, right ____, it doesn't matter. I'm amphibious.'Charles Shackleford
'Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a ____.'George Raveling
'I'm tired of hearing about _____, _____, _____, _____, _____. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.'Shaquille O'Neal
'The only __________ between a good shot and a bad shot is if it goes in or not.'Charles Barkley
'We have a great bunch of _______ shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.'Weldon Drew
'This is the ______ most exciting indoor sport, and the other one shouldn't have spectators.'Dick Vertleib
'When I ____, I put something on it. I want the ball to hit the floor before I do.' Darryl Dawkins
'If you meet the ______ in the lane, feed him the ball.'Phil Jackson

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