Bill Clinton did midnight basketball. He is not looked at by this current generation of Democrats as anywhere near the hero he was back in the nineties.

Rush Limbaugh

You just gotta be who you are, and I think it's time to get rid of this whole National Basketball Association. Call it the TBA, the Thug Basketball Association, and stop calling them teams. Call 'em gangs.

Rush Limbaugh

You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then - you didn't have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today - so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.

Bob Cousy

That seemed to be the case with most of the teams based in the smaller towns - the fans were more rabid, and they wanted to literally kill the opposition.

Bob Cousy

My family was poor, my father drove a cab for a living, but we felt normal because everybody else was in the same boat.

Bob Cousy

We played every night. Sometimes we'd stay overnight after a game, but we'd usually drive on to our next destination.

Bob Cousy

The MVP award was very satisfying in terms of personal accomplishments, but the championship was the most important thing of all.

Bob Cousy

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

Bob Cousy

I dribbled by the hour with my left hand when I was young. I didn't have full control, but I got so I could move the ball back and forth from one hand to the other without breaking the cadence of my dribble. I wasn't dribbling behind my back or setting up any trick stuff, but I was laying the groundwork for it.

Bob Cousy

We lived in Yorkville, which is located on the East End of Manhattan. It's further east than Hell's Kitchen, and back then it was the kind of place where the roaches and cockroaches were big enough to carry away small children.

Bob Cousy

People have been killing because of racial differences since the time of Adam and Eve, but in this country racism has been primarily aimed at African Americans.

Bob Cousy

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.

Bob Cousy