The best Quotes by Michael Jordan

The best Quotes by Michael Jordan

Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials MJ, is an American former professional basketball player and businessman. He is widely considered to be the greatest basketball player of all time. Jordan played fifteen seasons in the NBA, winning six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls.

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I stand with those who are calling out the ingrained racism and violence toward people of color in our country. We have had enough.
June 2020
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.
The Last Dance - Episode 10
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."
The Last Dance - Episode 10
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.
The Last Dance - Episode 3
I loved Kobe - he was like a little brother to me. Words can't describe the pain I'm feeling.
January 2020, about the death of Kobe Bryant
Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.
Don't ever talk trash to Black Jesus!
The Last Dance - Episode 9
Never say never, bacause limits, like fears, are often just an illusion.
My heroes are and were my parents. I can't see having anyone else as my heroes.
When I'm old and grey, I won't be able to play it, but I'll still love the game.
People ask me if I could fly. I said: 'Yeah - for a little while.'
Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.
I've always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come.
I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.
Some people want it to happen, some wish it would happen, others make it happen.
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.
Kobe Bryant, in my opinion, is the greatest player in the league since me.
The game has changed my life because it's taught me how to set goals, strive to achieve those goals, and never get complacent with those goals.
I want people to understand, gambling is not a bad thing if you do it within the framework of what it's meant to be, which is fun and entertaining.

Quotes about Michael Jordan

To have Jalen Hurts out there is like having Michael Jordan out there. This guy leads. He brings this calmness to the entire team.
Nick Sirianni - January 2023, after winning against the Giants
Bugs: "We need your help!"
Michael: "But I'm a Baseball player now."
Bugs: "Right, and I'm a Shakespearean actor."
Michael Jordan and Magic and myself all learned how to play the game in college programs that emphasized the team.
When you read biographies of Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Pete Sampras or Roger Federer, you will often stumble upon the word "humility".
I told my boys this: Somebody gotta be better than Michael Jordan. Why not you?
There are certain sports figures who become a larger cultural force. Michael Jordan and the Bulls changed the culture.
Sports are like a gunfight and we lost to the fastest gun.
Get the ball to Michael. Everybody get the f*ck out of the way!
You got the great Michael Jordan, the great Scottie Pippen, the great Phil Jackson. But if you take me away from this team, do they still win a championship? I don't think so. I love Michael Jordan to death. I love Scottie Pippen, all these guys. But they really don't do the things that I do.
I think it's just God disguised as Michael Jordan.
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.
That may have been, who knows what will unfold over the next several months, but that may have been the last shot Michael Jordan will ever take in the NBA.
Romano Guardini (NBA commentator) - Sendung vom 13.11.2013
Look, if Michael Jordan's healthy, you don't let Scottie Pippen run the offense. Oh, you're from Canada, right. If Wayne Gretzky's healthy, you don't let François... what I'm saying is: hockey is stupid and I'm point guy!
Barney Stinson in How I Met Your Mother - Season 8 Episode 23
I don't wanna be Michael Jordan, I don't wanna be Bird or Isiah. I don't wanna be any of those guys. You know when my career is over, I wanna look in the mirror and say: "I did it my way!"

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It's a great run, we'd had a wonderful time. Good Team. Time to go.
When you see your leader working extremely hard in practice, you feel like, "man, if I don't give it my all, I shouldn't be here."
Bill Murray: "It's because I'm white, isn't it?"
Michael Jordan: "Larry's white!"
Bill Murray: "Larry's not white. Larry's clear!"
You're only concerned if you know you don't have it. We have it.
LeBron James - Olympia 2012 - nach Vorrundenspiel gegen Argentinien
Yes, I think the '96 Bulls are the greatest of all time. I think the 72-10 record speaks for itself and the fact that we were able to cap it off with a championship.
Walk until the darkness is a memory, and you become the sun on the next traveler's horizon.
Kobe Bryant in Training Camp
I learned a lot I wouldn't have learned roaming the streets of Dallas.
Basketball isn't just a sport. It is an art, one that must be mastered to succeed.
To the city of Charlotte, I can't wait to start the next chapter in my career! I am ready to play for another incredible organization with the Charlotte Hornets. Let's get it!
Gordon Hayward - November 2020
Push yourself again and again. Don't give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
If believing in yourself and going after what you want in life and realising your worth is ruthless and selfish, then I'm definitely ruthless and selfish.
Most of basketball is in the mind. But it helps to have big hands.
2000 was 20 years ago... which is really weird because 1980 was also 20 years ago.
But there are mistakes that are necessary. Sometimes you have to die a little bit to get back to live a little longer.
When you get hit in football, you got two options: You can stay down or you can get the F up. I know this group as fighters. I know this group will get up.
Nick Sirianni (as Coach of the Philadelphia Eagles) - January 2024
Don't take life too seriously. You'll never get out alive!
You can't win unless you learn how to lose.

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