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Jahlil Okafor – The Journey

EDGB Library – Dick Vitale – It’s Awesome Baby

EDGB Library – Dick Vitale – It’s Awesome Baby

It really is Awesome Baby – this book by Dick Vitale is the first official book share from the Every Day, Getting Better staff.  Every coach knows Dickie V and damn near every coach loves him.  At 75 years old, but with more energy than a college freshman, Dickie V tells the story of his career.  Growing up in Jersey, his first college job at Rutgers, moving up to the NBA to coach the Piston ...[Read More]

I don’t get a big charge out of being the leading scorer.  The object of competing is winning.  I just try to do what has to be done for us to win.  That might be anything at anytime – defense, rebounding, passing.  I get satisfaction out of being a team player.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, NBA Center

Kobe Bryant speaking on Michael Jordan

Kobe Bryant speaking on Michael Jordan

As Kobe Bryant gets set to pass Michael Jordan on the NBA’s All Time Scoring list, he was asked this week his reflections on playing against Jordan. “Aggression.  It’s not one game or one play, in particular; it’s just his aggressiveness.  It takes a lot of work, a lot of conditioning, skill and thought to be that aggressive and that assertive.  He was relentless, man.  He ...[Read More]

Jorge Gutierrez on Possibilities

Jorge Gutierrez quote

“I’m big on saying, ‘I don’t need easy, I need possible.” Jorge Gutierrez, on overcoming poverty and making it to the NBA.