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Kyle Kuzma Quotes

Kyle Alexander Kuzma

Kyle Kuzma quotes: the b-baller’s best stuff.

“Anything is possible. If you believe in yourself and you work as hard as possible, anything can happen.”

“You can have a strong work ethic. Yes, that’s going to take you far. But I think if you have a solid work ethic and a passion, that’s different.”

Hard work really pays off.”

“When you work so hard it eliminates fear of things and failing.”

“You’re going to learn from mistakes.”

“Everyday’s a challenge. You learn every single day.”

“Everything happens for a reason.”

“There’s always going to be obstacles and people that doubt you. So it’s about proving people wrong and bettering yourself and trying to be the best you.”

“Every single year, there’s gonna be something else that people say I can’t do or that you can’t do in general. And it’s your job to prove them wrong.”

“You just got to keep it simple. With life, it’s no different—everything—you can only control what you can control. It’s very cliche and super simple, but that’s just life. You’ve got to control what you can control.”

“Social media’s pretty huge. It’s the biggest platform of really anything in our generation.”

“People really don’t watch TV no more; it’s all about social media. I think it’s a great platform for showing off your brand, who you are, interacting with fans, interacting with people in general.”

“You know how you’re in elementary school and the teacher goes around the room and, like, ‘What do you want to be when you grow up?’ I said, ‘NBA player.’ And she’s like, ‘Well, okay. Maybe pick a real job.’ But I really believed it. I felt like I was meant to be here.”

“Going to be in the NBA—it was a lifelong dream, and I really wanted to do it. As a little kid, I really thought I could do it no matter the naysayers. So to say that I did it was pretty special to me.”

“Going from growing up in a city where it’s still too dangerous to open your mouth in the shower, to NBA stardom is the perfect example that if you put your mind to something and stick to a plan anything is possible.”

“My hard work. My work ethic. My confidence. The way I approach this. I try to be like a 10-year vet in how I approach things and my mentality toward this game. I want to be special. I feel like that is how I get there.”

“I’m a competitive person. I’m always confident, always expect high expectations for myself.”

“I have always been a self-motivated guy. I never needed something to kick-start me to do something.”

“Not too many people thought I was gonna play the way I am. It’s just a testament to having confidence and work ethic and believing in yourself and keeping the marathon going.”

“I just want to be one of the greatest players to play. That’s my mindset. That’s how I approach the game.”

“I think Jesus could be in front of me and I’d probably still shoot.”

“A lot people have a strong work ethic because they want the lifestyle, or they want the money, but me, I have a hard work ethic because I love the game.”

“I’m talented, but my work ethic has pushed me over the top.”

“My mom did so much for us, working two jobs, driving us where we needed to go and a million other things. She taught me the importance of hard work and sacrifice.”

“I have that blue-collar mentality. I’ve always played with a chip on my shoulder, and I’ve always been hungry to learn. I’ve got a chance to be really special.”

“I’m very cautious of how I’m presented and my type of reputation. I really just trust my own judgment.”

“No matter what, you’re always going to be a role model. People are looking up to you, so that means you have to hold your weight and also hold your character. What you do on a daily basis and what you stand for, what your reputation is, it matters. There are people out there in the world that really care about you, and what you do and look up to you.”

“I’ve never been one to live up to the hype. I’ve never had it before ever in my life. I’m just doing what got me here. Be humble. Stay hungry.”

“I don’t go to malls. I’ve just always been a simple person. I hang out, work out. That’s what I think is fun.”

“I just try to be a regular dude.”

“You’re going to have people that are high on you one day and low on you the next. For me, it’s just to stay levelheaded and stay working.”

“That’s one thing I try to take pride in: not changing up. Just being who I am, and having people love me or hate me for who I am.”

“I want to explore the world and explore life.”

“I kind of just live my life and go about it.”

“I love the situation that I’m in.”

“At the end of the day, what inspires me is my own family.”

“I always said if I had a platform to speak, I am going to speak. I feel it is just important, not only for African American-related things but world things in general.”

“People don’t really understand how important our voices are. I think there’s a lot of athletes that don’t use their power that really should.”

“I just believe that we should take a look at what’s in our communities and our states. Fix the problems that we have first, to make us a better country, and save the people here that aren’t fortunate enough to have clean water, or have issues in their own communities as well.”

“The biggest thing I can do is to spread awareness and just help our community in the offseason in any kind of way when I’m there. Eventually, as my career goes on, I feel I can do a lot more.”

“A lot of people think it takes millions of dollars to give back or inspire, but just you showing up means a lot.”

“It doesn’t take much to give back.”

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