Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best RJ Barrett Quotes. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
I feel I can connect with anybody. I’m definitely a personality.
My late grandfather, rest in peace, he was the biggest Knicks fan and he always told me I’d play for the Knicks, so it would mean a lot for me to play for the team.
I do a lot of things with both hands. I’ve been told I have a better shooting form with my right, but I’m more comfortable with the left.
I want coach to be tough on me. That’s the only way, I feel, if you’re pushed, it will make you play better.
I want to be that guy who comes to mind when you think of Canadian basketball one day.
I don’t like the feeling of ‘I didn’t do enough.’
Any time you meet a great successful player, a successful star, it’s just an honour to be in their presence.
New York, playing in the Garden, I’ve always been a player who likes to play with a lot of people watching.
There’s always going to be something. Can’t be perfect.
New York is my favorite. Every summer I visited. I have family there. That’s where my mom grew up, so I’ve definitely been there a lot.
Shaking the commissioner’s hand has always been a big thing for me. When you’re young and you watch the draft every year, you’re like, ‘That’s going to be me one day.’
When you sprain an ankle, you’re kind of off-balance a bit.
My international experience has given me a feel for the game other freshmen and college players don’t have. I plan to take that to make my teammates better.
I love playing in the Garden. My dad used to tell me stories about playing here. So to see that crowd, it’s crazy.
I don’t really look for the spotlight, I don’t look for any of that stuff. I just want to play basketball.
I feel like the Knicks drafted me because they knew what I could do.
The home games, that’s really where you can see everything – every game is packed. No matter if it’s like a game we’re going to win by a lot or a close game – everybody’s here. The fans cheer the same way and it’s great. That’s really what I can say about Duke.
I used to come home crying at the beginning, ’cause I was playing against high-school guys, college guys, and I was like in the sixth grade, so it was tough.
I think everybody’s goal is to make the NBA. My goal is to be a star.
I love being a wing, you can make plays there and also get down there to download the bigs so I feel that is the perfect position for me.
I love playing at Madison Square Garden.
I’ve always been confident.
My dad played in so many places, so I got to learn from so many other guys and they get to teach me.
I’ll laugh at anything.
Who doesn’t think that they’re the best? I’ve put in the work and time just like everybody else. So, yes, I do believe I’m the best player.
Really I can do everything on the court: pass, shoot, dribble, score.
A college experience is something everyone should have. Going to Waffle House late at night. Or the gym at midnight, until the wee hours of the morning. Just being kids. Hanging out.
Celine Dion, she’s magnificent. She has the voice of an angel.
I never feel out of place. I’m never nervous or worried.
Bernard King said something great about me? Wow, he’s one of the best. I’m definitely honored and very thankful.
My dad went to the Olympics, so he has that one over me. So if I go there, I’m pretty sure he has nothing to say anymore.
When you put pressure on the paint, you not only score but you force the whole defense to collapse and you can make easy plays to hit shooters.
Not really anything wrong with Memphis. New York is just more where I wanted to be.
I was really good at a young age, but every day I had to walk in the house, and walk past my dad’s jersey framed on the wall because he was an Olympian, so I was like, all right, I haven’t done anything yet.
To be the top guy throughout my life and my career, to have people coming at me every game, giving me their best shot – that’s part of the reason I went to Duke. I love that stuff.
It’s funny because I feel like growing up in Europe and having these different experiences, I feel like I can talk to anybody. I’m always comfortable in every situation that I go in, and that helps me on the court.
I’m not soft at all.
I’ve learned that every game is different. You could play one team and have a terrible game and the next time you play them have the best game of your career.
Don’t be afraid to ask questions. People have a lot of knowledge.
I actually grew up in Europe half my life. Then Canada, then the States.
My dad programmed me to be aggressive as a young player. He always told me to go to the rim. Live in the paint.
I do regular kid stuff like play video games.
It’s the NBA summer league and everyone’s out there fighting. It’s been a great experience for me.
I’ve always kind of been a guy that’s played the whole season.
With my dad, when I was growing up I saw the amount of work that he put in.
I just see the ball and I go for it. It’s wanting to make a winning play for the team and get a rebound.
I just go and play basketball. All the media stuff, it’s about looking forward to playing the game I love.
I’m so overwhelmed, humbled and just honored the Knicks took the chance with me.
I am a big ‘try new things’ kind of guy.
I actually like dribbling with my right more – which is weird.