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40 Year Coach Mar 21
“It’s OK to make mistakes. That’s how we learn. When we compete, we make mistakes” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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40 Year Coach Mar 14
“You understand, you do not invent stuff on this team. Guys that invent stuff will not play for me. Make the easy play” – John Calipari
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40 Year Coach Mar 11
“I try to do the right thing at the right time. They may just be little things, but usually they make the difference between winning and losing” – Kareem Abdul Jabbar
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40 Year Coach Mar 10
“It’s not just about working hard, it’s about working together. You have to care more about the team than you do about yourself” – John Calipari
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40 Year Coach Mar 2
“If I walk in a home and a kid disrespects a woman, his mother or grandmother, then I am out… I wont recruit them” – John Calipari
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40 Year Coach Mar 1
“You have to be able to center yourself, to let all of your emotions go. Don’t ever forget that you play with your soul as well as your body” – Kareem Abdul Jabbar
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40 Year Coach Feb 25
“The more concerned we become over the things we can’t control, the less we will do with the things we can control” – John Wooden
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40 Year Coach Feb 23
“Practice gotta be harder than the games and it never is unless you want it to be as a player. The coach can’t drive that” – John Calipari
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40 Year Coach Feb 22
“You have to lose yourself in the team and you have to lose yourself in the game” – John Calipari
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40 Year Coach Feb 17
“My philosophy of defense is to keep the pressure on an opponent until you get to his emotions” – John Wooden
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40 Year Coach Feb 10
“The extra pass and the extra effort on defense always get the job done” – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
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40 Year Coach Feb 8
“I do not judge success based on championships; rather, I judge it on how close we came to realizing our potential” – John Wooden
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40 Year Coach Feb 4
"Winning is a way of life. It's not just a game time thing that we as a team do to win. It's that culture that's established that permeates that."
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40 Year Coach Feb 2
“There are 86,400 seconds in a day. It’s up to you to decide what to do with them” – Jim Valvano
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40 Year Coach Jan 31
“You’d like to see your team reasonably happy, but that’s not your job. Gain their respect and get them to accept their roles” – John Wooden
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40 Year Coach Jan 26
“I’m playing the guys who are going to fight. If you’re not into this, I’m going to someone else” – Coach Calipari
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40 Year Coach Jan 25
“Young men need more models, not critics” – John Wooden
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40 Year Coach Jan 24
“If you laugh, you think, and you cry, that’s a full day. That’s a heck of a day. You do that seven days a week, you’re going to have something special” – Jim Valvano
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40 Year Coach Jan 21
“Players with high character get better. Players with a serious approach get better. The fools never get better” – Jeff Van Gundy
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40 Year Coach Jan 20
“All really successful coaches have a system” – Jim Valvano
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