"I started playing baseball and soccer. Those were my sports on the streets and in school when I was growing up. I didn't even start playing basketball until I was 14."
"I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed."Earl Monroe on Michael Jordan
"It's good sportsmanship to not pick up lost golf balls while they are still rolling."Earl Monroe on Mark Twain
"Golf is a good walk spoiled."Earl Monroe on Mark Twain
"When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro."Earl Monroe on Hunter S. Thompson
"Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after."Earl Monroe on Henry David Thoreau
"Jamal Crawford reminds me the most of myself, the way he goes to the basket. But they need leadership."