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About Jim Valvano
Jim Valvano was an American college basketball player, coach, and broadcaster.
Jim Valvano's career as a basketball player was at Rutgers University. He played the position of point guard. While he was a playing there, Rutgers made it to the 1967 National Invitation Team, finishing in third place. That same year, he graduated from the university. He next started coaching, becoming an assistant coach at Rutgers. He then moved to Baltimore's Johns Hopkins University for his first job as head coach. He has been the head coach at three other schools, winning the 1983 NCAA Tournament as their coach.
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Famous quotes by Jim Valvano
And I'm going to work as hard as I can... for cancer research and hopefully, maybe, we'll have some cures and some breakthroughs. I'd like to think I'm going to fight my brains out to be back here again next year for the Arthur Ashe recipient. I want to give it next year!Jim Valvano
And if you see me, smile and maybe give me a hug. That's important to me too.Jim Valvano
How do you go from where you are to where you wanna be? And I think you have to have an enthusiasm for life. You have to have a dream, a goal. And you have to be willing to work for it.Jim Valvano
I asked a ref if he could give me a technical foul for thinking bad things about him. He said, of course not. I said, well, I think you stink. And he gave me a technical. You can't trust em.Jim Valvano
I just got one last thing, I urge all of you, all of you, to enjoy your life, the precious moments you have. To spend each day with some laughter and some thought, to get you're emotions going.Jim Valvano
I talked about my family, my family's so important.Jim Valvano
I will thank God for the day and the moment I have.Jim Valvano
My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me.Jim Valvano
No matter what business you're in, you can't run in place or someone will pass you by. It doesn't matter how many games you've won.Jim Valvano
Now I'm fighting cancer, everybody knows that. People ask me all the time about how you go through your life and how's your day, and nothing is changed for me.Jim Valvano
Now, I look at where I am now and I know what I wanna to do. What I would like to be able to do is to spend whatever time I have left and to give, and maybe some hope to others.Jim Valvano
People think I have courage. The courage in my family are my wife Pam, my three daughters, here, Nicole, Jamie, LeeAnn, my mom, who's right here too.Jim Valvano
We need your help. I need your help. We need money for research. It may not save my life. It may save my children's life. It may save someone you love. And it's very important.Jim Valvano
Jim Valvano's Popularity
Jim Valvano was a famous American basketball coach, who was born on March 10, 1946. As a person born on this date, Jim Valvano is listed in our database as the 13th most popular celebrity for the day (March 10) and the 19th most popular for the year (1946).
People born on March 10 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. Jim Valvano is the 213th most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to Jim Valvano's birthday, Jim Valvano is the 1828th most famous American.
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