Top 5 Shabazz Muhammad Quotes

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Shabazz Muhammad is an American professional basketball player who played for the Shenzhen Aviators of the Chinese Basketball Association (CBA). He was elected in the 2013 NBA draft with the 14th overall pick, and later, he played a single season for UCLA Bruins and college basketball.

He went to Bishop Gorman High School for schooling, and there he got a name from Mr. Basketball USA and Naismith Prep Player of the Year in his senior year. He was also listed on the top-rated college basketball recruits in the class of 2012. He received All-American honors by just one season with UCLA and was named to all the all-conference first team in the Pac-12. Later, he was voted Pac-12 co-Freshman of the Year.

This article presents the top 5 inspiring quotes by Shabazz Muhammad to help you every day.

Shabazz Muhammad on field
Shabazz Muhammad on field


“I want to be an NBA all-star and help my team win. That’s what it’s all about, is winning. I’m a competitor… People said a lot about me being selfish and stuff like that. Getting into the league, I can’t wait to shut that down. I’m a guy who wants to play and to win and love my teammates.”― Shabazz Muhammad

“I’m not cocky at all. You ask anybody, I’m one of the nicest guys. I try to be as humble as I can, but if you work hard, sometimes you know that you earned more respect.”― Shabazz Muhammad

3rd of 5 Shabazz Muhammad Quotes

“Closed mouths don’t get fed, and I’m gonna eat every time I get on the court.”― Shabazz Muhammad

“My explosiveness, I really couldn’t show it at UCLA. It’s still there. It’s always been there. It was not a lot of running. It was a half-court game. Coach Howland came from the Big East, and so you know that’s a grind out game.”― Shabazz Muhammad

“In the NBA, you can’t run from guys. I think a lot of teams were surprised by my interviews, how nice and well-spoken I am as a player and as a person. I’m a guy who wants to learn.”― Shabazz Muhammad

Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah
Sanjib Sah is an engineer and content writer passionate about sports and athletics. With a background in engineering and a love for all things active, Sanjib brings a unique perspective to the world of sports writing. Whether he is covering the latest trends in sports technology or sharing tips on improving your game, Sanjib's words are always rooted in a deep appreciation for players' hard work and dedication everywhere. In his free time, you can find him hitting the courts or hitting the trails, always looking for new ways to challenge himself and improve his skills.

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