We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking David Fizdale Quotes. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.
It doesn’t matter what color you are. Poverty is poverty. Inmates come from all walks of life. We have to make sure we look out for these people and give them a chance.
The hard part that I didn’t like about recruiting in college was, there was so many regulations. So many rules. It was so many layers to it in the recruiting that I just got fed up with it.
Only one champion stands at the end of the year, so just making the playoffs isn’t enough.
No matter who is on your team, you are going after the title.
You coach to your personality.
I always said, ‘if we win, we all will profit.’ So forget about the profit part of it; let’s just win, and the rest will take care of itself.
You don’t sell the team short and say, ‘We’re just trying to make the playoffs,’ or anything like that.
I have a lot of respect for coach D’Antoni. He’s one of the really class acts in this league who is willing to share. He’s really impacted this league in a big way.
I respect the people that I lost to.
I know there are people who say ‘just coach’… I don’t hear them.
Pace is just how fast we can get the ball from one end to the other. It’s not necessarily how fast we can shoot. It’s just a tempo thing.
If I don’t have any other strength, I’m pretty good at building relationships.
I knew as an assistant coach it wasn’t my place to overstep the head coach.
Mike Brown wanted to hire me to work with LeBron in player development.
I’m not afraid to coach guys. But I am going to coach them to win, and I am going to hold them to a high standard.
Memphis don’t bluff. It’s a tight knit community.
Sometimes you’ve gotta take a risk.
It was fun winning with the Nasty Nine, but it didn’t feel good going into every game with the Nasty Nine, I tell you that.
Herb Brown is like a basketball icon. What’s the saying – he’s forgotten more than I’ll ever know.
The idea of Dwyane Wade not being in a Heat uniform was a kick in the stomach.