Bob Knight has a new book out next week. It's called The Power of Negative Thinking: An Unconventional Approach to Achieving Positive Results, because Bob Knight is still playing his (lucrative) role as college basketball's senile great-uncle. He sat down with Andrew Goldman for the New York Times Magazine's weekly interview, and this is the first thing he said:
When I first started coaching, one of the worst things that I think I heard was "It will be O.K." I would wonder, How the hell is it going to be O.K.? The worst word in the English language is "hope."