I’m shy, but sometimes my voice is so clear and strong.
I love fashion as much as I love basketball! It is a great joy for me to express myself through designing my own collection.
I’ve now been in this country for thirteen years, since I was seventeen. So this is my second home.
I don’t think Michael had to retire for us to get the spotlight, because when you win, it commands attention.
My type of basketball is about how to create space, how to maneuver, how to get your shot off.
I’m the kind of person who always wants more.
I’m the kind of person who always wants more. I was successful materially, but I know life is much more than worldly success. I saw all these blessings God had given me. The way to give thanks is obedience to God.
My background playing soccer gave me a natural advantage over many of the American-born players.
When you get to that level, it’s not a matter of talent anymore – because all the players are so talented – it’s about preparation, about playing smart and making good decisions.
When I look at the system here and look at my position – not just as a basketball player, but when I look around me at the values of the people and the culture and compare them with the values of where I came from – I feel so blessed to be from Africa.
God comes first. Paradise is not cheap.
The difference must be distinguished between worship and respect. Islam orders you to obey and respect, as long as you are not worshiping anything other than God… Islam is a religion of peace. You don’t attack. You explain.
The key to fashion is, you don’t want to look like you’re trying. You’ve gotta be natural.
I remember at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, Shaq always wanted me to show him steps over and over.
I’m shy, but sometimes my voice is so clear and strong. Your tongue moves, and the Arabic language is so beautiful.