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Oscar Robertson

Read through the most famous quotes from Oscar Robertson

Basketball is basketball.

— Oscar Robertson

But I like to think an athlete is an athlete.

— Oscar Robertson

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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

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But if people are buying the products, naturally they're gonna use them.

— Oscar Robertson

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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

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I don't think that players learn how to play any other aspect of the game in high school or college.

— Oscar Robertson

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I think that basketball players should get the job done no matter how it looks on the screen.

— Oscar Robertson

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I think that everyone should be able to dribble. Everyone should be able to pass. Otherwise, why are you out there?

— Oscar Robertson

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I think that teaching coaches are the norm now.

— Oscar Robertson

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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

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About Oscar Robertson

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Robertson attends many of the games there viewing the Bearcats from a chair at courtside. Six years after the suit was filed the NBA finally reached a settlement the ABA-NBA merger took place and the Oscar Robertson suit encouraged signing of more free agents and eventually led to higher salaries for all players. On June 9 2007 Oscar received an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from the University of Cincinnati for both his philanthropic and entrepreneurial efforts.

For his outstanding achievements Robertson was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980 and was voted one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History in 1996. Oscar Palmer Robertson (born November 24 1938) nicknamed "The Big O" is an American former National Basketball Association player who played for the Cincinnati Royals and Milwaukee Bucks. The 6-foot-5 220-pound Robertson played the shooting guard/point guard position and was a twelve-time All-Star eleven-time member of the All-NBA Team and one-time winner of the MVP award in fourteen professional seasons.

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