34 Motivational Quotes From Jordan Poole [Basketball Player]

Player name: Jordan Poole, Basketball player

Jordan Poole is a National Basketball Association (NBA) professional basketball player from the United States. Poole was named to the WBCA All-State Boys Basketball first team as a junior in 2016. Poole was a member of the La Lumiere team that won the Dick’s National High School Championship in 2017. The Golden State Warriors selected Poole in the first round of the 2019 NBA Draft. Poole is well-known for his ability to shoot three-pointers.

We’re sharing some inspirational quotes from NBA player Jordan Poole with you in this post. These quotes reveal a lot about his outlook on life, which we can use to improve some aspects of our own lives. These quotes can teach us the value of having a positive outlook and intent.

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  1. If your back is against the wall and you believe in yourself and you think it’s possible, stick to it no matter what, no matter the noise, don’t let anybody ever tell you that you can’t. As cliché as it sounds, it’s a fact.” – Jordan Poole

  2. Every player wants to go out and have a good game every game, and it doesn’t work that way sometimes. Find ways to get better. Find ways to learn. You can always add to your game or your skillset.” – Jordan Poole

  3. Good day, bad days; people will say good things, good opinions, bad opinions. But at the end of the day, we are playing a game that we love, and we are able to change families lives, and that’s all that really matters honestly.” – Jordan Poole

  4. You’ve got to remember where you came from. You grabbed your own bags growing up. You grabbed your own bags in high school. You took the bus to the games, or you caught a ride. You’re never too big.” – Jordan Poole

  5. You can always get better at something, on the court, off the court, individually, personally. There’s always room for growth. There’s definitely no ceiling.” – Jordan Poole

  6. I’m a big believer in trying to find ways to get better every day, whether it’s watching film, working on something in the gym or asking questions. I always think I’ll find ways to get better, whether I’m playing good or bad.” – Jordan Poole

  7. Everyone can’t be sheep. You have to find ways to stay locked in, block out the outside noise and grow. There are always things you can do to get better.” – Jordan Poole

  8. You have to love the game and want to put in the time. If you don’t love it, then it becomes stressful.” – Jordan Poole

  9. I’m a big believer with being where your feet are and being present.” – Jordan Poole

  10. You’re gonna have to make the most of your opportunity, to put yourself in the situation to be as successful as possible, at whatever it is that you’re asked to do.” – Jordan Poole

  11. In life, there’s always going to be tough times. It’s never going to be sweet. Take it for what it is. Learn from it.” – Jordan Poole

  12. Everything Steph [Curry] does, I watch. I’d be a fool to not. And it’s not like I’m watching it and applying somewhere else. I’m applying it in the same system he’s in.” – Jordan Poole

  13. There’ll be adversity. You just gotta have faith and have confidence. Self-belief will take you a very long way. Obviously, you mix that in with hard work and an open mindset, and anything is possible.” – Jordan Poole

  14. Once you set your mind to something and you come up with a plan to do it, everything else takes care of itself.” – Jordan Poole

  15. I just get to focus on the now. I get to focus on today, focus on what’s in front of me. I don’t need to focus on what’s going on tomorrow or the day after that.” – Jordan Poole

  16. The opportunity will present itself. You just don’t know when, so your job is to be ready whenever it does.” – Jordan Poole

  17. It’s not always about scoring. It’s about finding ways to help our team be successful.” – Jordan Poole

  18. I’ve not only become a better player but a better individual. Being able to play in the NBA has always been my dream since I was young.” – Jordan Poole

  19. Being able to ask the best shooter of all time that, it’s a tremendous tool to have to be honest. And I feel like I’ve done a really good job of using it and trying to apply it to my game.” – Jordan Poole praises Stephen Curry

  20. Everything comes with experience. Something that outsiders forget. You have to experience it to find ways to get better.” – Jordan Poole

  21. I think every playoff will be different. Everything won’t be the same. And like I said, you learn from that, grow from that, and apply it to your skill set.” – Jordan Poole

  22. If you want to be the best possible player you can be, if you want to make an impact, if you want to be able to say that you can be out there on the court with some of the greatest players of all time, you kind of have to put yourself in that situation.” – Jordan Poole

  23. I can’t say that I want to be great or that I want to make an impact if I’m not applying myself.” – Jordan Poole

  24. It just happens to be that these guys are some of the greatest basketball players of all time, so you’ve got to work a lot harder to even gain their trust.” – Jordan Poole

  25. If anything, when it gets tough, that means it’s working.” – Jordan Poole

  26. If you go through a bad shooting streak for a week, two weeks, normally the people who come out of those go on a hot streak or something like that.” – Jordan Poole

  27. Kobe was my favorite player growing up. D-Wade and Allen Iverson in terms of basketball.” – Jordan Poole

  28. Growing up, whatever team I was on, I was always a leader.” – Jordan Poole

  29. Work ethic doesn’t change. Routine doesn’t change. Maybe opportunity changes, but you can only control what you can control.” – Jordan Poole

  30. When it comes to clutch shots. I feel more than comfortable taking those shots at the end of the game, end of the quarter, or with time running out on the shot clock.” – Jordan Poole

  31. All-Star? why not? Championship? Why not? I’m seeing some of the best players in the world every single day in our facility. If they’re doing it, I can just follow their path, it works for them. I try and apply it to what I can do and I’ll give myself the best chance.” – Jordan Poole

  32. With being able to be me in an organization like this, I try to bring positive energy. I’m grateful and appreciative.” – Jordan Poole

  33. I embrace everything. All the obstacles and challenges are really exciting and fun. I just enjoy playing the game and being able to make an impact on the game and try to win.” – Jordan Poole


  34. I always play with an edge. Play with a chip on my shoulder. Finding ways to get better, and not necessarily proving people wrong but just knowing what I’m capable of and trying to reach that night in, night out.” – Jordan Poole



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