You can just look at a mountain and get a connection with God, you don't have to understand the mountain to feel that.
I feel it's my duty as a human being, as a person who is trying - like everybody else who thinks about the state of the world - to enhance the importance of multicultural connection.
My most memorable dunk, that I think about very, very often, is the Patrick Ewing dunk.
I just feel that my competitive drive is far greater than anyone else that I've met, and I think that I thrive on that.
It's probably a twelve-day. He needs two days to wake up.
Other than my parents, no one had a bigger influence on my life than Coach Smith. He was more than a coach â€“ he was my mentor, my teacher, my second father. Coach was always there for me whenever I needed him and I loved him for it. In teaching me the game of basketball, he taught me about life. M
I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed.
In any investment, you expect to have fun and make money. Michael Jorda
If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.
My mother is my root, my foundation. She planted the seed that I base my life on, and that is the belief that the ability to achieve starts in your mind.
I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed. Michael Jo
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.
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.
Once I made a decision, I never thought about it again.
Never say never, because limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
If it turns out that my best wasn't good enough, at least I won't look back and say that I was afraid to try; failure makes me work even harder.
Basketball isn't just about the bright lights, packed arenas and highlight reels. Basketball is a way of life. Basketball is a relationship between you and the ball, you and your teammates. If you love the game, nobody can take that from you.
When I was young, I had to learn the fundamentals of basketball. You can have all the physical ability in the world, but you still have to know the fundamentals.
When I worked on my game, that's what I thought about. When it happened, I set another goal, a reasonable, manageable goal that I could realistically achieve if I worked hard enough. I guess I approached it with the end in mind. I knew exactly where I wanted to go, and I focused on getting there.
To learn to succeed, you must first learn to fail.
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.