Bob Cousy Quotes

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Bob Cousy Quotes

These days I smile benignly at the fights that I see in NBA games. There arent any broken noses or black eyes, which happened quite often when I played.
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Russell joined the team in December, 1956, following the Olympics.

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I grew up in the heart of the Depression.

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The NBA wasn't a big deal at that time, so it wasn't really in my career plans.

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There were riots in just about every game we played with Syracuse.

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It also didn't take me long to decide that Tri-Cities wasn't for me, and that I wasn't going to go there to play basketball.

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In whatever sport of field of endeavor you are interested, you should do whatever is necessary to compliment your God-given talent with proper mental preparation so as to do "the best you can." The criterion should be to fully exploit your potential rather than to win at any cost. What more could anyone ever ask of you than to be the best you possibly can?

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Bob Brannum was my body guard on the court. He was 6'-6 and built like a bulldog.

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Do your best when no one is looking.

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We ran an up-tempo, transition-style of game at Boston College - very similar to what we ran when I played for Arnold.

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Back then every small town had a gym, and if itseated more than 2,000 then we'd be interested in playing in it.

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I once heard that Paul Seymour said as much as winning an NBA Championship, he'd like to see the Celtics lose a game after Auerbach brought out the cigar so he could go up to Arnold and stuff the cigar in his face.

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Cooper was my road roommate, and also happened to be the first African American player drafted by a National Basketball Association team.

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I was literally fabricated over in France and born about six months after the boat landed at Ellis Island. This was the heart of the Depression. For the first 12 years of my life we lived in a terrible ghetto on the East River.

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