Words matter. These are the best Robert Covington Quotes, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
I always feel my next shot is good.
I have been in slumps before where I’ve never lost confidence in myself.
I am not one to get into people’s opinions, because if I were to be that way, I would not be where I am today.
I like giving back to the community, because it lasts a long time.
Imagine two years worth of stuff that you’ve been holding on to and everything just keeps piling up to the point where the pot just overflows. You know what happens when a pot overflows? It hits the side of the pan and it hits the fire and the fire just explodes.
I don’t want to be just sitting on the couch in front of the TV all the time. I want to be learning stuff.
A lot of people didn’t think I would be here. But I put myself in great positions and I always had the mentality that what is meant for me is meant for me. The only person that can stop you is yourself.
No matter what, if I’m playing or not playing, I’m still going to be the same person, be that leader.
Church is definitely still present in my life. Every Sunday I’m tuned in and then throughout the week I read scriptures, I read motivational messages.
I felt like, honestly, seeing a therapist was kind of weak. But it helps. It helps a whole lot, because it allows you to decompress and restart.
I’ve always carried the burdens of everyone I love and try to make sure everyone else is good rather than focus on myself.
I was one of those kids that my parents had faith in me and I had faith in myself. Anything anybody told me negative, I’d just brush it off and keep moving.
As a kid, you get told you can’t – either you’re going to believe it or not.
I typically don’t get out of shape that easily.
You can’t have a greater person to emulate your game around than Scottie Pippen.
My mom laid the foundation that in order for you to be successful, you have to take care of the books first. That’s one thing she preached about, because at any point, other stuff can be taken away.
I’m a very humble young man. I’ve always had to work for everything that I had.
I don’t let a day go where I’m not doing something that enhances me or allows me to sit up here and keep my spirits going.
God is not going to sit up here and judge you for what you’ve done in the past. Church has opened up my mind in a whole different aspect.
I only had two scholarship offers with Tennessee State being one of them. That put a lot on my shoulders – not having the same opportunities as some other guys I knew – and it didn’t feel like many people had much faith in me as a basketball player.
My favorite player growing up was Scottie Pippen.
In college I played power forward because I was one of the biggest guys on the team and my versatility allowed me to do that.
I said that once I stopped playing, when that time comes, I wanted to still be around sports.
There is nothing like playing in the actual games, compared to simulating it, working out, playing some five-on-five. It’s not the same.
A lot of people throughout my life didn’t believe in me, but I have a great support system – my mom, my dad, my AAU coach, Kevin Dockery – I just have a great support system of people who really pushed me and brought the best out of me.