basket-ball - authors
basket-ball quotes, aphorisms, statements, say
Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain Behold, the fool saith, "Put not all thine eggs in the one basket" - which is but a manner of saying, "Scatter your money and your attention"; but the wise man saith, "Put all your eggs in the one basket and - WATCH THAT BASKET."
Firefly (The crew is playing a game similar to basket ball when an alarm goes off)
Zoe: Proximity alert. We must be comin' up on something.
Wash: Oh my god. What can it be? We're all doomed! Who's flying this thing?!?! (pause) Oh, right, that would be me. Back to work. (hands ball to Mal and leaves)
Kaylee: So I guess it makes us one man short.
Jayne: Yeah, little Kaylee's always one man short. (Kaylee punches him) Ow! Hey!
Malcolm in the Middle Lois [to Malcolm about Mrs. Griffin]: You broke her arm?
Malcolm: She had my ball.
Lois: You broke her arm for a ball?
Malcolm: No, I already had the ball. I just pushed her away.
Lois: You pushed her and broke her arm for a ball?
Hal: Was it a special ball, son?