The Wizard’s wisdom: ‘Woodenisms’

Legendary College Basketball Coach John Wooden was fond of distilling his  simple wisdom and hard work into succinct phrases which his followers called Woodenisms.

ESPN.com has borrowed several of them and assembled them into a page of wit and wisdom from the Wizard of Westwood.

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