It's finally here. The NBA season begins today.
Aggression is an effective form of energy when focused on the right direction and shielded from all others. -John Driscoll
"Against criticism a man can neither protest nor defend himself; he must act in spite of it, and then it will gradually yield to him." -Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"Maybe you are the "cool" generation. If coolness means a capacity to stay calm and use your head in the service of ends passionately believed in, then it has my admiration." -Kingman Brewster Jr., 1966
"The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new." -Socrates
"When the effective leader is finished with his work, the people say it happened naturally." -Lao Tzu
"I will pay the appropriate amount homage to the past, but we have to change." -Ted Leonsis, June 10, 2010
"The brick walls aren't there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something. The brick walls are there to stop the people who don't want it badly enough. They're there to stop the other people."
"By concentrating on precision, one arrives at technique, but by concentrating on technique one does not arrive at precision." -Bruno Walter
"It's like any bad habit we have. If you're a smoker, you ain't going to drop those habits in a day. I've got to help them kick some of these bad habits that we're in." -Randy Wittman, January 25, 2012.
"I guess I have a lot to prove. I mean, last year I felt like I underachieved." -Chris Singleton, July 9, 2012.
"When you look at the last 20 years in the NBA, there have been seven teams that have won the NBA championship. Six of those seven teams drafted the number one or number two pick; their foundational people," -Ted Leonsis, June 10, 2010
"When just about every man gets pushed into a corner, the tough guy is going to come out swinging and he's going to come out giving his best effort. Some would get back into a corner and cower or give up. We don't have that mentality at all." -Rudy T