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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.

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

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My attitude is that if you push me towards something that you think is a weakness, then I will turn that perceived weakness into a strength.

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I can accept failure, everyone fails at something. But I can't accept not trying.

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I'm patient.

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The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I've always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It's been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It's a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game.

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Just play. Have fun. Enjoy the game.

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The game is my wife. It demands loyalty and responsibility, and it gives me back fulfillment and peace.

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If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.

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If you're trying to achieve, there will be roadblocks. I've had them; everybody has had them. But obstacles don't have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.

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I hope the millions of people I've touched have the optimism and desire to share their goals and hard work and persevere with a positive attitude.

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My father used to say that it's never too late to do anything you wanted to do. And he said, 'You never know what you can accomplish until you try.'

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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.

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I wasn't really a work-conscious type of person. I was a player. I loved to play sports.

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Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation.

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For a competitive junkie like me, golf is a great solution because it smacks you in the face every time you think you have accomplished something. That to me has taken over a lot of the energy and competitiveness for basketball.

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I've failed over and over and over again in my life and that is why I succeed.

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I won't have any competitive instincts in any sports, other than golf. I can't see being competitive in sports any more.

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The best evaluation I can make of a player is to look in his eyes and see how scared they are.

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I can't speak for the future. I have no crystal ball.

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