Boston Celtics Quotes by Bill Walton, Larry Bird, Red Auerbach, Donald Trump, Bess Myerson, Jon Stewart and many others.
I lived to play basketball. Growing up as a kid, Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics were my favorite team. The way they played, the teamwork, the sacrifice, the commitment, the joy, the camaraderie, the relationship with the fans.
When I was young, I never wanted to leave the court until I got things exactly correct. My dream was to become a pro.
Push yourself again and again. Don’t give an inch until the final buzzer sounds.
The best players will play. That’s the way it will always be.
I’ve got a theory that if you give 100% all of the time, somehow things will work out in the end.
The Boston Celtics are not a basketball team, they are a way of life.
I really don’t like talking about money. All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.
Karen Russell learned to think from her father, someone Peter Gammons knows well, Boston Celtics legend Bill Russell, who used his prominence to support Martin Luther King Jr., to support the civil rights movement, and other important work, including work in Africa throughout his career. And Bill Russell is still at it.
I don’t know if I practiced more than anybody, but I sure practiced enough. I still wonder if somebody – somewhere – was practicing more than me.
I really don’t like talking about diets.
Bill Russell, a famous philosopher from Boston Celtics once “When things go bad, things go bad.” The [Iraq] war was terribly mismanaged-it was terribly mismanaged.
Congratulations to the NBA champion Boston Celtics – they beat the Los Angeles Lakers by 39 points. Or as Hillary Clinton would say, “Too close to call.
I guarantee you, if you could give me 10 points in all those seventh games against the Boston Celtics, instead of Bill Russell having 11 rings, I could’ve at least had nine or eight.
A winner is someone who recognizes his God-given talents, works his tail off to develop them into skills, and uses these skills to accomplish his goals.
Leadership is diving for a loose ball, getting the crowd involved, getting other players involved. It’s being able to take it as well as dish it out. That’s the only way you’re going to get respect from the players.
My most memorable moment came in 1985 as we beat the Boston Celtics.
The only way you’re going to get through life, happily, is being yourself.