Coach Ken Carter: I guess I should speak louder so you can hear me?
Worm: Yo dawg we hear you but we can't see you. The glare from your big black ass head is hella shiny man, do you buff it?

Coach Ken Carter: You shooting the ball, what's your name?
Jason Lyle: Jason Lyle, but I ain't no sir.
Coach Ken Carter: Oh, well are you a madam?

Ty Crane: Stay outta my way bitch. I own you!
Junior Battles: Oh Hell nah!

Kenyon Stone: Coach thinks I can play basketball and still get into college.
Kyra: So what are you saying? You want out?

You said we're a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph.

Jason Lyle

l came to teach boys, and you became men.

Coach Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter: I end up taking a road trip to the suburbs where I find my drunk ass point guard on top of Daddy's little princess.
Worm: Actually, I was on the bottom, coach, she was on the top.

[to the people in attendance at the board hearing] You really need to consider the message you're sending this boys by ending the lockout. It's the same message that we as a culture send to our professional athletes; and that is that they are above the law. If these boys cannot honor the simple rules of a basketball contract, how long do you think it will be before they're out there breaking the law? I played ball here at Richmond High 30 years ago. It was the same thing then; some of my teammates went to prison, some of them even ended up dead. If you vote to end the lockout, you won't have to terminate me; I'll quit.

Coach Ken Carter

Coach Ken Carter: What's your deepest fear?
Worm: Why he keep saying that? What's your deepest fear? What's that mean?

When we step on the floor every second that clock is ticking, we are pedal to the metal, we run the ball, we pressure the ball, and most importantly we control the tempo of the game, we make them play Richmond Oiler ball.

Coach Ken Carter

Kenyon Stone: [running lines] Yo, how many we gonna do?
Coach Ken Carter: Sir.
Kenyon Stone: Yo, sir, how many we gonna do?
Coach Ken Carter: Let's see how many you can do in... one hour and seven minutes.

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won't feel insecure around you. We are all meant to shine as children do. It's not just in some of us; it is in everyone. And as we let our own lights shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we are liberated from our own fear, our presence automatically liberates others.

Timo Cruz

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Coach Carter Quotes

You said we're a team. One person struggles, we all struggle. One person triumphs, we all triumph.

Jason Lyle

Kenyon Stone: [running lines] Yo, how many we gonna do?
Coach Ken Carter: Sir.
Kenyon Stone: Yo, sir, how many we gonna do?
Coach Ken Carter: Let's see how many you can do in... one hour and seven minutes.