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Hoop Dreams Quotes

Hoop Dreams is a television program that first aired in 1970 . Hoop Dreams stopped airing in 1970.

It features Steve James, Peter Gilbert, and Frederick Marx as producer, Ben Sidran in charge of musical score, and Peter Gilbert as head of cinematography.

Hoop Dreams is recorded in English and originally aired in United States. Each episode of Hoop Dreams is 170 minutes long. Hoop Dreams is distributed by Fine Line Features.

Hoop Dreams Quotes

  • (William Gates) "Y'know, four years ago, that's all I used to dream about was playing in the NBA. I don't really dream about it like that anymore. Y'know, even though I love playing basketball, but I want to do other things with my life, too. If I had to stop playing basketball right now, I think I'd still be happy."
  • (William Gates) "When I had some real problems, I couldn't go to none of them about it. Y'know, I was having some problems with Catherine's family and my family, and I said, 'Coach Pingatore, their family been getting on me about I'm not doing this, and I'm not doing that.' And the only thing Coach Pingatorte could say is, 'Write them off.' That was all he told me. I was like -- what kind of advice is that?"
  • (Spike Lee) "You can make their team then."
  • (William Gates) "It became more of a job than a sport to play."
  • (Unnamed) "And now in his seventh All Star appearance, Isiah Thomas."
  • (William Gates) "That's why when somebody say, "when you get to the NBA, don't forget about me", and that stuff. Well, I should've said to them, "if I don't make it, don't you forget about me.""
  • (William Gates) "Four years ago that's all I used to dream about was playing in the NBA. I don't really dream about it like that anymore. You know, even through I love playing basketball, you know I want to do other things with my life too."
  • (Unnamed) "My mother, God bless her, she's always said in America you can make something of your life."

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