Funny Basketball Quotes





A little humor can add motivation. Check out the blow funny basketball quotes!

My favorite funny basketball quote...

“Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.”
-- Dan Frisby

Focusing on victory will ultimately lead you to your greatest success. It may not happen during the next game, but eventually - it will happen!

These are my new shoes. They're good shoes. They won't make you rich like me, they won't make you rebound like me, they definitely won't make you handsome like me. They'll only make you have shoes like me. That's it. -- Charles Barkley

In all sports, it is best to have a little humor, even as it applies to life and the games. If you, the team and the coaches take the game and life to seriously the joy of the game may be overlooked. Without seeing that thrill, may players will lose focus and lose sight of the pending victory.

Below you will find my seven of my favorite funny quotes on basketball given to us by some of the greatest players in the league.

Funny Basketball Quotes

I'm tired of hearing about money, money, money, money, money. I just want to play the game, drink Pepsi, wear Reebok.
--Shaquille O'Neal

Our offense is like the pythagorean theorem: There is no answer!
--Shaquille O'Neal

I'm not out there sweating for three hours every day just to find out what it feels like to sweat.
--Michael Jordan

We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.
--Weldon Drew

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.
Wilt Chamberlain

Basketball is like photography, if you don't focus, all you have is the negative.
-- Dan Frisby

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
--Red Auerbach

I hate it! It looks like a stickup at 7-Eleven. Five guys standing there with their hands in the air.
--Norm Sloan

Any time Detroit scores more than a hundred points and holds the other team below a hundred points, they almost always win.
-- Doug Collins quotes

Basketball is like war in that offensive weapons are developed first, and it always takes a while for the defense to catch up.
--Red Auerbach

What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?
-- Woody Allen

They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.
-- Wilt Chamberlain

There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.
-- Abe Lemons

Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up.
-- Bill Vaughn

I knew I was dog meat. Luckily, I'm the high-priced dog meat that everybody wants. I'm the good-quality dog meat. I'm the Alpo of the NBA.
-- Shaquille O'Neal

Shooting
Funny Basketball Quotes

Me shooting 40% at the foul line is just God's way to say nobody's perfect.
--Shaquille O'Neal

We're shooting 100 percent - 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line.
-- Norm Stewart

We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.
--Weldon Drew

I have missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot...and missed. And I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why... I succeed.
--Michael Jordan

I haven't been able to slam-dunk the basketball for the past five years. Or, for the thirty-eight years before that, either.
-- Dave Barry

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.
--Charles Barkley

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