1. No guts no glory
: Applies to taking that big shot (ala Kobe, Jordan and Horry) when the games on the line, can't be afraid to fail, brave enough to take those tough shots w/pressure being apllied by the defense.
2. No rebounds no rings
: Applies to not putting in the efforts to box out, not in position for rebounds, being passive on the boards will not get you a Championship.
3. Defense often dictates the Offense
: Applies to playing tough defense at one end can lead to getting easy Offensive baskets, such as forcing the opponents to take long perimeter shots can get your team those long rebounds to start the fast breaks resulting in easy fast break lay-ups at your Offense end.o
Can you hardcore bb fans come up with some more successful terminologies for the game we love? Let's challenge ourselves to keep it going if we can.