” Among the hardest-working players I’ve ever been associated, Yao stands at the very top of the list. Beyond that, though, here’s what truly separated him from everyone else: His ability to enjoy other people’s successes. “


” You start comparing people, and ultimately, somebody feels diminished. “


” In one era, it’s hard enough to compare people. But comparing people of different eras… that’s next to impossible. “


” There have been people who said I was a Pat Riley clone. But I don’t think that’s true. While I did learn a lot from him, I could never be him. I mean, we even dress so differently. “


” I don’t like comparing people or teams. “


” I think the beautiful part about Yao is that his main legacy won’t be about the game. His legacy will be about helping people. His legacy will be taking on important world causes to better his world. “


” People talk about Kobe’s 81-point game, the second-highest scoring game in NBA history. I saw the game. I don’t care if it was 79, 81 – I just remember the game. I remember the moves. I remember the shots. I remember the beauty of it. The numbers? What he shot from the field? I don’t care. “



All 7 Jeff Van Gundy Quotes about People in picture


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