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You go out there and do what you need to do.
I never cared for stuff like the All-Star Game.
My best coach was Rudy Tomjanovich because he asked the players what they wanted to do. He felt we had a feel for the game.
I love playing videogames.
I think free throws are harder because you have more time to think about it, and every eye is on you. When it’s a trey, you catch and shoot.
Everybody has to do their role very well to win a championship.
You can’t convince people of certain things. You let them think what they want to think.
The thing about playing basketball in Houston was we had a great coach, great system, and we had guys that believed in me. Once you get that belief in you, it’s easy to play basketball, so, we really never had so-called role players.
You know what’s funny, I really hate Par 3’s. I feel like you have to be perfect from jumpstreet. But on Par 5’s, you can mess up a little bit, but you still have time to adjust before you get to the hole and still end up with a birdie or a par.
I’m not a big golfer, but I love to go get a bucket of balls and just smack the balls around. That’s my type of game. When I do play, it’s mostly in charity tournaments.
People throw legacy and dynasty around a bit too much.
I did not have a dog with a diamond collar. I was never flashy.
I get excited for the regular season also, but it’s just added excitement when the playoffs start.
They always remember the last thing you do. They don’t remember the things before.
The Dream is one of the best centers to play this game.
Sometimes, as an athlete, you think everything you touch can turn into gold.
There’s more to life than just basketball.
It’s huge just to get a game in the NBA Finals.
I pick good big men as teammates, don’t I?
Whenever I hear people crying about Kobe yelling at people in practice or wondering whether or not LeBron is best friends with his teammates, I just roll my eyes. You know how many off-court conversations I had with the Zen-Master Phil Jackson in my entire time with the Lakers? One.
I just wanted to get to the NBA. I never thought I would have a career that I’ve had now.
Learn your craft. You want to be a doctor or a teacher – it’s very important to learn your craft and indulge in it. You have to get involved and learn as much as possible and go for it.
I had some moments in my career where I’d walk on the court, and I look around and feel, ‘Oh, I’m the best one out here.’ But then you go on another court, and you could be the worst player out there.
25 was my number in high school and college. But when I got traded to Lakers, it was retired, and Derek Fisher had 2, so I was stuck with 5. Nothing more special behind it than that.
I think Phil Jackson started that feud. It happened many times that after team practice he would say, ‘Kobe said this about Shaq, and Shaq said that about Kobe… ‘ We couldn’t believe how could that happen, because just the day before we saw them together, jumping on one another.
Back when I got in the league, it wasn’t a sexy game. It was more of a ‘beat you down’ game – you know, make sure you were strong.
My favorite champions is the 1995 championship with the Rockets. We were the sixth seed without home court advantage.
When you win a championship, period, it never hits you until you get home the next day.
It’s hard to guard two dynamic players working together rather than guarding them going one-on-one.
I don’t worry about being bothered by the media. Either I’m going to talk or not talk.