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1. "That's the awesome part. Little girls now have a chance to look up and see women playing soccer, basketball, softball and now hockey - and know they can win a gold medal, too."
Author: Angela Ruggiero
2. "I played varsity on all of them for four years. I'm 5'9 and that's not that tall for a center so I was a forward. I loved playing volleyball and basketball and track I was good at, but it stressed me out."
Author: Bridgette Wilson
3. "I've always been like that. I was a tomboy when I was a kid, so I was always playing baseball and basketball and football and stuff as a kid with the boys."
Author: Catherine Bell
4. "Finally, the last point that can kill your spark is Isolation. As you grow older you will realize you are unique. When you are little, all kids want Ice cream and Spiderman. As you grow older to college, you still are a lot like your friends. But ten years later and you realize you are unique. What you want, what you believe in, what makes you feel, may be different from even the people closest to you. This can create conflict as your goals may not match with others. And you may drop some of them. Basketball captains in college invariably stop playing basketball by the time they have their second child. They give up something that meant so much to them. They do it for their family. But in doing that, the spark dies. Never, ever make that compromise. Love yourself first, and then others."
Author: Chetan Bhagat
5. "In my era, where I'm from, I only had Donald Whiteside. He's from Englewood and he's the only one that came out of Englewood. Other than him, I really didn't have anyone else to look up to that was from my area. So in seeing him, I never gave up hope, just kept playing and then I realized that I might have a future in basketball."
Author: Derrick Rose
6. "After spending more than 17 years playing for the NBA, in the summertime, I always came back to community service and different basketball clinics."
Author: Dikembe Mutombo
7. "I wanted to be a football player. Football is a sport that I love, but the more I started playing basketball, the more I started dreaming of playing in the NBA."
Author: Dwyane Wade
8. "Music was definitely a way out. Instead of playing basketball, I was going to recording studios."
Author: Flo Rida
9. "I was always doing something physical. My brothers and I used to have handstand contests. We'd walk around the projects on our hands and see who could get the farthest. I was always playing football with them, basketball or racing in the street."
Author: Florence Griffith Joyner
10. "I really do miss playing basketball. I don't play a lot of pick-up games. But I do like using basketball as a form of cross training."
Author: Jackie Joyner Kersee
11. "If you're playing basketball with someone who's better than you, you have to get better or else it's no fun."
Author: Jason Behr
12. "Back in East St. Louis, tennis wasn't the real thing. If you weren't playing baseball, basketball, football, you were kind of on the outside."
Author: Jimmy Connors
13. "I imagined the Augustus Waters analysis of that comment: If I am playing basketball in heaven, does that imply a physical location of a heaven containing physical basketballs? Who makes the basketballs in question? Are there less fortunate souls in heaven who work in a celestial basketball factory so that I can play? Or did an omnipotent God create the basketballs out of the vacuum of space? Is this heaven in some kind of unobservable universe where the laws of physics don't apply, and if so, why in the hell would I be playing basketball when I could be flying or reading or looking at beautiful people or something else I actually enjoy? It's almost as if the way you imagine my dead self says more about you than either the person I was or whatever I am now."
Author: John Green
14. "I don't know what I'm going to do tomorrow. I just know for sure I'm going to keep playing basketball."
Author: Kevin Durant
15. "In the tennis world, there weren't a whole lot of Asians playing. You see it a little bit more now. The same can really be said for basketball."
Author: Michael Chang
16. "What Michelle didn't yet know was that there is a vast difference between playing and leading. The point guard position in basketball is one of the great tutorials on leadership, and it ought to be taught in classrooms. Anyone can perfect a dribble with muscle memory;"
Author: Pat Summitt
17. "Anytime you're playing basketball, and you have a coach who you have to respect, you've got to be very disciplined."
Author: Romeo Miller
18. "When I was playing college basketball, I had to work out every day; it benefited me physically."
Author: Romeo Miller
19. "Celebration is big for me. From my younger days, when I used to win mementos while playing basketball, I have always believed in sharing my success. It has to be there. It lifts the energy levels of the entire side if you are positive and vocal when a wicket falls."
Author: Suresh Raina
20. "Playing in the playoffs is the best basketball in the world, and if you can learn under that pressure, succeed under that pressure, it gives you more confidence the next year."
Author: Tony Parker
21. "Playing the within the game to me is synonymous with playing old-school basketball. Many players today think the game back then has nothing to do with the way the game is played today."
Author: Walt Frazier

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