Basketball started in 1891 and ever since then has continued to increase in popularity. Over the years, basketball has been known for some particular type of sayings/slogans mostly used by the players or by the fans to cheer the players up during play. Most of these sayings are inspiring and can be used by anyone who needs inspiration in life. Here is a great collection of basketball images, sayings and more. This can help you come up with ideas for basketball sayings for posters, yearbooks, t-shirts and more. We have carefully selected some of the best basketball sayings that you can use. Here they are.
100 Catchy Basketball Sayings List
1. The true champion loses many battles before winning the war.
2. The greatest game you can win is won within.
3. To be satisfied with yourself is a sure sign that your forward motion has stopped
4. It isn’t the hours you put in, but what you put in the hours.
5. The harder you work, the harder it is to lose.
6. Attitude is everything
7. The true champion believes in the impossible.
8. All things are difficult before they are easy.
9. Winners in life don’t always win; they just don’t give up.
10. Good. Better. Best. Never let it rest, until your good is better and your better is best.
11. Make your efforts match your dreams
12. Some want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen.
13. Demand respect or expect defeat
14. Some wish for it; we work for it
15. Play hard, play smart, play together
16. Winning is the science of being totally prepared
17. Bringing out the best in each other!
18. Defend and Dominate
19. It’s not the hours you put in, it’s what you put into the hours
20. Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships
21. Reach for the Sky or don’t even try
22. Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them.
23. Winning is a habit, Success is a choice.
24. Respect all, Fear none.
25. Stand tall, talk small, play ball.
26. Take it to the Net.
27. There’s no traffic on the extra mile.
28. We don’t let anything slide.
29. When air becomes dense, we make sense.
30. You can’t be as good as, you have to be better than.
31. Your loss is my game.
32. There’s no traffic on the extra mile
33. Winners train, losers complain
34. Your sweat is your fat crying. Keep it up.
35. Victory requires payment in advance
36. Actions speak louder than coaches
37. How bad do you want it?
38. All it takes is all you’ve got
39. It doesn’t take athletic ability to hustle
40. Out of yourself and into the TEAM
41. It’s what you do before the season start that makes a champion.
42. It takes a player to shoot a shot. But it takes a team to win a game.
43. Our team is not responsible for lost or stolen pride
44. Sweat plus Sacrifice equals Success
45. Make good habits and they will make you.
46. Championships are won at practice
47. Unfinished Business
48. Wreak Havoc!
49. Winners never stop proving it
50. Elevate your Game.
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51. Hustle and heart set us apart.
52. Hustle, hit and never quit.
53. In it to win it.
54. In our court there are no objections…only rejections.
55. It takes a player to shoot a shot. But it takes a team to win a game.
56. It’s not how big you are, it’s how big you play.
57. Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity.
58. Your loss is my game
59. Demanding Excellence From Everyone No Selfish Exceptions
60. Our blood, our sweat, your tears
61. Let the Madness Begin.
62. Let your playin’ do your talkin’.
63. Play like a Champion
64. You can make it happen or watch it happen
65. Today Settle the Score!
66. Defense wins Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships
67. The fans can make you famous. A contract can make you rich. The press can make you a superstar. But only the love can make you a player.
68. I will always place the Team first; I will never accept defeat; I will never quit; I will never leave a fallen teammate
69. Impossible is simply something no one else has ever seen
70. The more we sweat the luckier we get
71. Practice, practice, practice
72. A player who makes a team great is more valuable than a great player
73. Whatever it takes
74. Practice winning every day
75. Hard luck is composed of laziness, bad judgment, and poor execution.
76. Victory comes to those who make the least mistakes.
77. Some want it to happen, Some wish it would happen, Others make it happen.
78. Go BIG or go home
79. There is no limit to what can be accomplished when nobody cares who gets the credit.
80. It’s not how big you are, it’s how big you play In it to win it
81. Intensity is not a perfume!
82. No excuses. No explanations.
83. Don’t worry, we’re still wearing our warm-ups
84. Reaching high keeps a player on his toes.
85. Boom goes the Dynamite.
86. Championships are won at practice.
87. Defend til the End.
88. One spirit, one team, one win
89. A team above all. Above all a team.
90. Hustle and heart set us apart
91. Winners don’t wait for chances, they take them
92. Defend till the end
93. Demand respect or expect defeat.
94. Demanding Excellence From Everyone No Selfish Exceptions.
95. Don’t worry, we’re still wearing our warm-ups.
96. You may be beautiful but not even Cinderella is getting to THIS ball!
97. Second place is for the first loser
98. My blood, my sweat, your tears.
99. Offense sells tickets, Defense wins championships.
100. One spirit, one team, one win.