Isiah Thomas quotes

  • Millions of guys play millions of basketball games every day of the week at the playground or the YMCA. But LeBron James gets $20 million a year because he can jam on all of those guys. We're always going to want to see LeBron and Kobe go at it.

  • If a Coach is determined to stay in the coaching profession, he will develop from year to year. This much is true, no coach has a monopoly on the knowledge of basketball. There are no secrets in the game. The only secrets, if there are any, are good teaching of sound fundamentals, intelligent handling of men, a sound system of play, and the ability to instill in the boys a desire to win.

  • Your defense will save you on the nights that your offense isn't working.

  • Rather than making money I believe in making people happy, all other things are secondary. Money isn't important, creative satisfaction is

  • I was a common man, and I will always remain a common man. No amount of stardom will ever consume my soul. Money comes, money goes. Fame comes, fame goes. I believe every human being is a celebrity in their own right.

  • Your career, interests and relationships are important, but they are only important insofar as they lead you toward a deeper understanding of yourself. Otherwise, they are irrelevant.

  • When something important is going on, silence is a lie.

  • I think they are very important because westerns have a code and a symbolism.

  • I think it's really important to live in the moment.

  • Of course education becomes very very important and that's for our human resource development.

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