motivational quotes in basketball

Top 15 Motivational Quotes in Basketball

Motivation for basketball is above individual achievements; teamwork is also part of it. This, in turn, motivates each player and leads to collaboration and teamwork on the court.

Players are always united by the single cause to win and the desire to achieve victory together. Coaches are equally crucial in promoting motivation and developing discipline, as well as focusing determination towards cohesion and strategy.

Essentially, basketball without motivation is as lifeless as playing a dead heart; it moves every player’s pulse, kindles enthusiasm in the players, and pushes them higher to achieve personal excellence while performing at the highest level.

Michael Jordan is definitely one of the greatest icons who have ever played basketball. For a long time now, everybody admits that Michael Jordan, or simply “MJ” or “His Airness,” is the greatest player in basketball the world has ever seen.| Born February 17, 1983, in Brooklyn, New York, his career in the NBA with the Chicago Bulls is legendary.

The influence of Jordan in the game of basketball is unquantifiable. He won six times as an NBA winner, five times as an NBA MVP, and a fourteen-time NBA winner. He scored more goals than anyone else and won ten scorer’s awards. Moreover, in addition to his extraordinary performance, ethics, competitiveness, and clutch situations were also very well-known in regard to Jordan.

His effect spread beyond the court because he turned into a worldwide icon and revolutionized basketball and sports advertisements. Air Jordan sneakers manufactured by Nike turned out to be culturally popular among youth. Jordan’s NBA legacy is without rival, and he will forever be associated with greatness in the sport of basketball



 “The only person who can stop you from reaching your goals is you.”

                                                                                        – Jackie Joyner-Kersee

“The harder you work, the luckier you get.”

                  –  Gary Player

“You have to expect things of yourself before you can do them.”

                                                                           – Michael Jordan

 “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”

                                                                  – Helen Keller            

 “You can’t get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.”

                                                                                                   – Jerry West

“The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

                                                      – Michael Jordan 

 “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

                        – Wayne Gretzky       

 “The most important key to success is to never stop learning.”

                                                                                   – Magic Johnson         

 “Success is walking from failure to failure with no loss of enthusiasm.”

                                                                                                           – Winston Churchill

“I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.”

                                                                                                              – Michael Jordan

 “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.”

                                                                                      – Vidal Sassoon

“It’s not about the size of the dog in the fight, but the size of the fight in the dog.”

                                                                                                                             – Magic Johnson


“Champions keep playing until they get it right.”

                               – Billie Jean King


 “Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.”

                                                    – Tim Notke



“The more difficult the victory, the greater the happiness in winning.”

                                                                                             – Pelé

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