I believe in work, in connections between the players, I think what makes football great is that it is a team sport. You can win in different ways, by being more of a team, or by having better individual players. It is the team ethic that interests me, always.
~ Arsene Wenger
No team works out teamwork.
~ Dwyane Wade
We did it together. Not one individual carried this team.
~ Troy Vincent
Gregg Popovich of San Antonio Spurs says players must play coach on court
By ESPN.com news services
Originally Published: 6 March 2014
Gregg Popovich, famously curt and sarcastic, revealed one of the secrets to the San Antonio Spurs’ success in a moment of candid reflection Tuesday, saying empowering his players to communicate on the court as he does during timeouts is key to getting them to make the right decisions throughout a game.
Popovich, speaking to media before a typically efficient 122-101 rout of the host Cleveland Cavaliers, said he often mines the “competitiveness and the character of the player” in shaping them into confident, productive components of the Spurs’ offense… Click here to read on
Sport fosters many things that are good; teamwork and leadership.
~ Daley Thompson
I really do try hard to be a good teammate. I can’t run very fast, but I try to always run hard. I may strike out a lot, but I try to walk to set up the guys who are hitting after me.
~ Jim Thome
In sports, teams win and individuals don’t.
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