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" You know, when I have a bad game, it continues to humble me and know that, you know, you still have work to do and you still have a lot of people to impress. "
" I went through a lot of battles in high school. "
" I think, team first. It allows me to succeed, it allows my team to succeed. "
" When I was 5, some financial things happened, and I moved seven times in a year. We moved from apartment to apartment, sometimes living with friends. My mom would always say, 'Don't get comfortable, because we may not be here long.' "
" I'm just a little kid from Akron. "
" Basketball is my passion, I love it. But my family and friends mean everything to me. That's what's important. I need my phone so I can keep in contact with them at all times. "
" There are always people always asking you for something. But I feel like I have a foundation. I have a supporting cast where it doesn't bother me too much. "
" But now, being a parent, I go home and see my son and I forget about any mistake I ever made or the reason I'm upset. I get home and my son is smiling or he comes running to me. It has just made me grow as an individual and grow as a man. "
" When did I know I had talent? I think it started when I first started playing sports, organized sports. "
" You can't be afraid to fail. It's the only way you succeed - you're not gonna succeed all the time, and I know that. "
" As a kid, we would drive up and down 77 North - that's our highway - there would be office buildings on the side of the highway and I'd be like, that's what my house is going to look like when I get older. I'm going to start making my house look like this. "
" I'm not going to fight because I mean too much to our team, and I can't afford to be suspended for a game or do something stupid to get me kicked out of a playoff game. "
" As a professional athlete a lot is going to be said about you - but I just try to move forward and try to achieve my goals. "
" I won at every level - all the way since I started playing the game of basketball at nine. I've won at every level, won championships at every level. And, you know, it won't be fulfilled until I win at the highest level. "
" I always say, decisions I make, I live with them. There's always ways you can correct them or ways you can do them better. At the end of the day, I live with them. "
" There are some teams and logos you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean. "
" I like being around people. "
" Where I grew up - I grew up on the north side of Akron, lived in the projects. So those scared and lonely nights - that's every night. You hear a lot of police sirens, you hear a lot of gunfire. Things that you don't want your kids to hear growing up. "
" I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop. "
" You have to be able to accept failure to get better. "
" No place is better than Akron. "
" I'm going to use all my tools, my God-given ability, and make the best life I can with it. "
" I hate letting my teammates down. I know I'm not going to make every shot. Sometimes I try to make the right play, and if it results in a loss, I feel awful. I don't feel awful because I have to answer questions about it. I feel awful in that locker room because I could have done something more to help my teammates win. "
" I make impact plays. I make game-changing plays. "
" Once you get on the playing field it's not about whether you're liked or not liked. All that matters is to play at a high level and do whatever it takes to help your team win. That's what it's about. "
" I don't know how tall I am or how much I weigh. Because I don't want anybody to know my identity. I'm like a superhero. Call me Basketball Man. "
" When you have that respect from your teammates, it makes it a lot more comfortable. "
" I laugh and joke, but I don't get distracted very easily. "
" Every night on the court I give my all, and if I'm not giving 100 percent, I criticize myself. "
" I have short goals - to get better every day, to help my teammates every day - but my only ultimate goal is to win an NBA championship. It's all that matters. I dream about it. I dream about it all the time, how it would look, how it would feel. It would be so amazing. "
" Maybe the ones burning my jersey were never LeBron fans anyway. "