The best Quotes by Jerry West

The best Quotes by Jerry West

Jerome Alan West (born May 28, 1938) is an American basketball executive and former player. He played professionally for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). His nicknames included "the Logo", in reference to his silhouette being the basis for the NBA logo and "Mr. Clutch".

I hate to say it's not a Laker but Michael Jordan. He's been the greatest player I've ever seen. And I'm probably a harsh judge of talent in the sense that I admire players that are really good defensive players and really good offensive players.
You can't get much done in life if you only work on the days when you feel good.
When it's time for me to walk away from something, I walk away from it. My mind, my body, my conscience tell me that enough is enough.
Fear of failure, it's the greatest motivational tool. It drives me and drives me and drives me.
I'm a Gemini. Know what that means? There are two very different sides to me.

Quotes about Jerry West

Jerry West really helped a lot, and so did players like Magic Johnson. That's why, at the end of my career, I wanted to finish my career with the Lakers.

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There's no debate. Pau, when he retires, he will have his number in the rafters next to mine.
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I have season tickets to the Lakers and the Clippers.
Now LA has a God and a King!
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Sacramento, I won't stay. But I'll be sure to come back when the Lakers beat the Kings in May.
What's the difference between Virginia and West Virginia?
In Virginia, Moosehead is a beer. In West Virginia it's a misdemeanor.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to West Virginia - and that's pretty much the same thing.
I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country. We have had enough.
Michael Jordan - June 2020
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We went from a shitty team to one of the all-time best dynasties. All you needed was one little match to start that whole fire.
Tex Winter: "Are your shoes okay? I don't want you sliding all over the damn place out there."
Michael Jordan: "I'mma slide a ring on your hand tonight, Tex. That's all you need to know."
Phil, you let this dude [Dennis Rodman] go to vacation, we not gonna see him. You let him go to Vegas, we definitely not gonna see him.
I loved Kobe - he was like a little brother to me. Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling.
Michael Jordan - January 2020, about the death of Kobe Bryant
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Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
To build a friendship takes so much time and so many years. To ruin it, just seconds.
The game of basketball brings people together. It really doesn't matter where you are coming from. It's a game all of us love.
Throughout my professional basketball career, I have always voiced my patriotism for my native land.
There's winning and there's losing - and in life both will happen. What is never acceptable to me is quitting.
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I enjoy being the messenger for God in terms of letting people know about HIV and AIDS.
If you're afraid to fail, then you're probably going to fail.
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Walked into a restaurant yesterday and guy comes up and says: "Aren't you Rik Smits?"
Not quite but I appreciated his hoops knowledge…
Dirk Nowitzki - December 2023
You guys are better people than players - that means a lot!
Gordon Herbert - September 2023, about Germany winning the World Cup
It's a great run, we'd had a wonderful time. Good Team. Time to go.
You're only concerned if you know you don't have it. We have it.
LeBron James - Olympia 2012 - nach Vorrundenspiel gegen Argentinien
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I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas.
My kids are older now. They're kinda upset with me. They're not really upset, but they don't understand. I tell them all the time: "We" ain't rich. "I'm" rich.
Shaquille O'Neal - October 2021
I want to become one of the best players, so if you want to be one the best, you have to elevate all aspects of your game.
I learn from my mistakes. I did something stupid, and I'm just looking forward to the future.
Derrick Rose - after being caught speeding
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Basketball isn't just a sport. It is an art, one that must be mastered to succeed.
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I love the Philippines. But they need better beer!
Gordon Herbert - September 2023, about Germany winning the World Cup
There are certain sports figures who become a larger cultural force. Michael Jordan and the Bulls changed the culture.
There's always that one person, that will always have your heart. That one person for me is you.

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