?Don Buse, Indiana guard who leads the NBA in assists, on how he learned his trade: "We had George McGinnis at one forward and Billy Knight at the other. They said, 'Listen, you're going to have to learn how to do something besides shoot because we're going to do all that around here.' "
?Jim Stinger, basketball coach at Philadelphia's Bishop Neumann High School, on why his star Center Billy Walter improved his class standing by 107 places: "His four little sisters and brothers want him to go away to college so they can have his bed."
? Vitas Gerulaitis, tennis pro, discussing mispronunciations of his name: "Everyone thinks my name is Jerry Laitis and they call me Mr. Laitis. What can you do when you have a name that sounds like a disease?"
? Abe Lemons, Texas basketball coach: "You can say something to Popes, Kings and Presidents, but you can't talk to officials. In the next war, they ought to give everybody a whistle."