Oscar Robertson Quotes & Sayings

30 most famous Oscar Robertson quotes and sayings. These are the first 10 quotes we have for him. He's a 79 year old American athlete born on Nov 24, 1938.

Oscar Robertson Quotes
“If you're a basketball player, you've got to shoot.”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“You need a teaching coach who understands the game of basketball, not just some guy coming on the court talking about Xs and Os.”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“But I think the image that's thrown out on television is a bad image. Because you see players who want to imitate hip-hop stars. And the NBA is taking advantage of the situation.”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“Some players are more physical than others, some play with more finesse. Some are just really great all-around players. So you have to change your game.”
“It's like all guys want to do is make a dunk, grab their shirt and yell out and scream - they could be down 30 points but that's what they do. Okay, so you made a dunk. Get back down the floor on defense!”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“I think that everyone should be able to dribble. Everyone should be able to pass. Otherwise, why are you out there?”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“I don't blame David Stern because a player gets on the court and he doesn't put out competitively. No one can make you play if you don't want to play.”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“I'd like to think that the nature of the two teams - Boston being a championship team over the years and the Lakers, same thing - was a lot bigger than Larry Bird or Magic Johnson.”
“When you go into a game on offense, you make a couple moves and see what the defender is going to do. Then you pretty much can figure out what he is going to do against you - whether he carries his hands low or high, whether he is bumping or pushing, those type of things.”
Oscar Robertson Quotes
“You don't cut anywhere, don't pick down anywhere, don't double screen, no weak side picking. All these things that should happen in a game of basketball don't happen anymore.”

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