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You know, just in terms of having to have a life on the road, you know, having the celebrity aspect be a burden for my…
When I went to Philadelphia I was 26 years old and really sitting on top of the world. Family life, a professional career, plenty of…
One of the things in the back of my mind is that, after my sports experience, I never want to be, totally consumed by any…
My role models in the business were the older guys on my team when I first got there: Gray Scott, Adrian Smith, Roland Taylor. These…
I grabbed 19 rebounds in my first professional game, and somehow found a way to score 20 points. I felt real good about it. I…
And from the first time I picked up a basketball at age eight – I had a lot of difficulty when I first picked up…
I liked the game, I enjoyed the game, and the game fed me enough, and gave me enough rewards to reinforce that this is something…
When the crowd appreciates you, it encourages you to be a little more daring, I think.
If you’ve experienced having control, you don’t want to be moved to a subordinate position, if you have your druthers.
I demand more of myself than anyone else could ever expect.
I live my life trying to never appear to be a small man.
When handling the ball, I always would look for daylight, wherever there was daylight.
In 1981, at age 31, I was voted the best player in basketball, and the most valuable player in the league.
If you get depressed about being the second-best team in the world, then you’ve got a problem.
I pulled the plug on it at a time that I thought was right for me to exit.
And I continued to grow until I was 25 years old.
That was just my own personal program: I didn’t want to get too high over the good moments because I didn’t want to be saddened…
Because of the makeup of the NBA, it cannot afford for the public to turn on them.
When I played, the owners had the power. The prisoners are running the prison now, not the warden. The warden is strong and he has…
Being a typical Pisces, I might have experienced mood shifts, but I don’t remember any depression, or needing to do anything, or to have someone…
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