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Earl Monroe

American,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 12
Small Trading Frank

Baltimore was like a small town when I got there - the Colts, the Orioles, guys like Frank Robinson, we all knew and respected each other. Everyone would cross paths at one point at Lenny Moore's Sportsman's Lounge, trading stories and having some fun.

- Earl Monroe

Always Receive Been

Basketball for me has always been a matter of rhythm - what you do bouncing the ball, how you bounce the ball, how you run, how you receive the ball to be in rhythm.

- Earl Monroe

Needs Role Everybody

Guys have to look up to somebody. Everybody needs to have their own role and somebody has to be the star.

- Earl Monroe

Two Jimi Hendrix Been

I have been involved in music since 1972 when I started managing two artists from The Jimi Hendrix Band. My family has been involved in music for years, so it's kind of in my blood. I just wish I could sing!

- Earl Monroe

Think I Think Like

I think that any time you're able to get a guy like Carmelo Anthony to be on your team, you're going to be a step up.

- Earl Monroe

Other Edison Thomas Edison

One of my other nicknames was Thomas Edison, because I invented so many moves.

- Earl Monroe

Sports Game Just Be

Just be patient. Let the game come to you. Don't rush. Be quick, but don't hurry.

- Earl Monroe

Sports Soccer Streets

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.

- Earl Monroe

Game Basketball Image

The game of basketball is one thing, but the image of the game is another thing.

- Earl Monroe

Game About Great Way

When people ask me what I miss most about the game, it's being in the locker room and getting to know the guys. Back in those days, we had roommates. We had to talk basketball and that was a great way to understand the game itself and form those lasting relationships.

- Earl Monroe

Someone Will Maybe

Maybe someone will step up, but they don't have anyone right now.

- Earl Monroe

Need Basket Most

Jamal Crawford reminds me the most of myself, the way he goes to the basket. But they need leadership.

- Earl Monroe