I've got to make some decisions just like any other player that has ever played this game, that eventually the clock stops, their basketball clock stops.

- Alonzo Mourning

I want to live 50 more years. I'm 33 years old... and I want to live to at least be 80 and see my kids grow up and see my grandkids. That's important to me.

- Alonzo Mourning

Once my doctor began treating my kidney disease, my greatest challenge was the constant exhaustion. Fortunately, my doctor explained that anemia was causing my exhaustion and that people with serious illnesses, like kidney disease, may be at increased risk for anemia.

- Alonzo Mourning

I've got to worry about Alonzo Mourning, because a year or two ago there was a chance that Alonzo Mourning wouldn't be standing here talking to you. That's the cold reality of it.

- Alonzo Mourning

I feel that each and every one of us as individuals has a responsibility to one another. None of us would be here without the help of someone else - whether it be guardians, teachers, parents, relatives, etc. - someone contributed to your well being as a person. We're all connected in so many different ways.

- Alonzo Mourning

We got babies raising babies, and its important for us as responsible adults to go out and do what we can to make sure that our kids are steered in the right direction.

- Alonzo Mourning

I'm excited about what the future will bring and I think the best is yet to come.

- Alonzo Mourning

When the new ownership came in, they made some decisions I wasn't pleased with. And when they changed the whole aspect of it, I just totally lost interest.

- Alonzo Mourning

I think in every lesson there's a blessing, and there's so many blessings from all the lessons I've had to go through in life.

- Alonzo Mourning

You can play a particular sport as long as you take good care of your body and you're confident enough and still have that hunger to where you want to be a part of an organization, a group of individuals where you feel you can contribute to the success of that team.

- Alonzo Mourning