Funny Quotes About Basketball

Basketball was one of my favorite sports to play while growing up. It was so incredibly easy to find a hoop and something to throw in it. Of course, my size (still the same height as I was in Middle School) didn't allow my career to get much further than middle school, but that doesn't mean I still don't mind throwing the ball in a hoop every now and again.

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The following are some great funny quotations about basketball from famous athletes, actors, and more.

What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?
Woody Allen, "Annie Hall"
They say that nobody is perfect. Then they tell you practice makes perfect. I wish they'd make up their minds.
Wilt Chamberlain
There are really only two plays: Romeo and Juliet, and put the darn ball in the basket.

Abe Lemons
We're shooting 100 percent - 60 percent from the field and 40 percent from the free-throw line.
Norm Stewart
Any American boy can be a basketball star if he grows up, up, up.
Bill Vaughn
To win, you've got to put the ball in the macramé.
Terry McGuire
We have a great bunch of outside shooters. Unfortunately, all our games are played indoors.
Weldon Drew
Fans never fall asleep at our games, because they're afraid they might get hit by a pass.

George Raveling
The secret is to have eight great players and four others who will cheer like crazy.
Jerry Tarkanian
I knew I was dog meat. Luckily, I'm the high-priced dog meat that everybody wants. I'm the good-quality dog meat. I'm the Alpo of the NBA.
Shaquille O'Neal
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