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Team Importance

"Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships." Michael Jordan

"If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome." Michael Jordan

"To be successful you have to be selfish, or else you never achieve. And once you get to your highest level, then you have to be unselfish. Stay reachable. Stay in touch. Don't isolate." Michael Jordan

"Everybody on a championship team doesn't get publicity, but everyone can say he's a champion." Magic Johnson 

"The game always has to be played from the inside out, ... I'm not a black hole by any means. I always look for my shooters." Shaquille O'Neal

"I think it's important that people stand up for what they believe in. It's important that people discuss things." Steve Nash

"It's going to take some time to get used to each other, ... But I liked what I saw out there with the guys' intensity and moving the ball and playing together. That's what it takes to get it done." Shaquille O'Neal

"One man can be a crucial ingredient on a team, but one man cannot make a team."Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"Sometimes a player's greatest challenge is coming to grips with his role on the team."Scottie Pippen

"You can't win if you don't play as a unit." Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

"The game always has to be played from the inside out, ... I'm not a black hole by any means. I always look for my shooters." Shaquille O'Neal