I think the biggest problem is parents are so concerned with being friends with their kids. You're not their friend. You're their parent.
I don't how anybody taller than 6-4 can sit in those seats. And the airline executives don't give a damn 'cause they never walk back there in the first place. I don't fly first class because I have a lot of money. I do it because I need the room.
Any professional league that goes on strike right now - that's just suicide.
You can talk without saying a thing. I don't ever want to be that type of person.
One of the worst days of my life was telling Dick Ebersol I was going to TNT.
If you're scarde to fail, you don't deserve to be successful.
But when I see a story on welfare on television, they only show black people.
I'm not paid to be a role model, parents should be role models.
Look, I'm in the top 20 of players who ever lived.
I was a Republican until they lost their minds
Say, Cuttino. What are those Godawful clothes you're wearing? Man, this ain't Rhode Island anymore. You're in the NBA. The girls have teeth here.
I don't get into the gun stuff. Some guys have guns who go hunting. Where do we stop (the gun control) at? I'm not a hunter, but we can't say people can't have guns.
He'll never be Jordan. This clearly takes him out of the conversation. He can win as much as he wants to.
Well, all I can say is that people know I'm not saying anything out of malice.
I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena.
Being black or white isn't an accomplishment. What you do with your life - or what you accomplish with your life - dictates what you should be proud of.
Poor people have been voting for Democrats for the last 50 years and they're still poor.
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 coming.
Thank God for Jerry Springer's show. I thought only black folks were that screwed up until I watched Jerry Springer.
My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
I don't know what that gas is made of, but it can't smell any worse than Ernie Johnson 's gym bag.
Well, when I went off to college, the guys I used to hang with were pumping gas and voting Democrat. Today they're still pumping gas and voting Democrat. Guess the Democrats didn't do much for them.
I don't listen to the refs. I don't listen to anyone who makes less money than I do.
I don't mess with that cat. I'm pretty sure he carries a blade under his jersey.
I love New York City; I've got a gun.
We're not all supposed to think alike.
I have nothing against old people; I want to be one myself one day.
Somebody hits me, I'm going to hit him back. Even if it does look like he hasn't eaten in a while.
People always say turn the other cheek. If you turn the other cheek, I'm gonna hit you in the other cheek too.
I remember sitting down with the Rockets and saying, 'Yeah. I'm going to retire.' They said, 'Well, we'll give you $9 million.' And I said, 'You got a pen on you?'