2005–06 Cleveland Cavaliers season

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  • Athlete Definition Essay

    Having a profound comprehension for a sport and how it identifies with the achievements and misfortune of their team will help an athlete comprehend the game much more than a consistent player. For example, in game 6 in the NBA finals the Warriors was disappoint when they played Cleveland. They had the chance to win their second in a row NBA title over the Cleveland Cavaliers, however were defeated for huge extends of the game. A portion of their disappointment was with the directing, which they didn 't concur with for the vast majority of the night. A considerable measure of that fixated on the foul inconvenience of Stephen Curry, who grabbed three fouls in the first half of the game. Knowing truths like this and completely seeing how they have influenced the team’s history demonstrates how much the game intends to the athlete. They harp on these plays, controls and missed calls by the referees can have an athlete thinking about that all their life. This learning is the last bit of insane that separates an athlete from different players. Individuals may claim to…

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  • How Do Sports Have A Positive Impact On Society

    In my final year of playing basketball for my high school, I had to take a leadership role since I was one of the seniors. Even though I didn’t play much I had to encourage my team and help them through tough times we were facing throughout our dreadful season. As much as I wanted to play as much as our younger player, I had to lead them as a mentor more than a player. Another way I have developed leadership is by coaching basketball and football. In 2011 I took on as an assistant football…

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  • Michael Jorden: The Most Valuable Player

    Association (NBA) Championships, eleven NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) awards and playing an astonishing fifteen seasons, Michael Jorden continues to be an inspiration for, not just me, but for so many young people. His combination of motivation, determination, athleticism, and definition to the game of basketball is the reason why he was voted as the Athlete of the Century. As with others, I am a huge fan of Michael Jordan; I bought his high top “jump man”, silhouette shoes and I wore his…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Playing Basketball

    Flowing cherry blossom petals are telling the end of spring. I was a middle school student in Japan who did not have any interest in playing sports. It was about lunch time, and everyone was eating lunch. I was eating my lunch and thinking what I am going to do for the rest of the lunch time. After I ate my lunch, I begun to walk around the campus of Oyaba middle school, the school that I spent two years of my precious adolescence, and I saw my friends, Shugo and Takumi, playing basketball at…

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  • Why Are Professional Athletes Overpaid?

    military personnel, or police officers; and the money paid to said athletes could be put to better use. Professional athletes should not be paid so extravagantly because many professional athletes do not even have college degrees. Most attend college for only one or two years of college. Further, some even skip college, as they are drafted straight out of high school. For example, LeBron James had just graduated from St. Mary’s-St. Vincent’s High School in Akron, Ohio when he was drafted. He…

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  • Media Influence On Reality Sports

    Fantasy sports can be defined as a media game in which people use real life professional athletes’ performances, as points to win a made up game (Carroll 12, 2013). It is easy to see why a fabricated game like this could become so well liked throughout our culture because it is another way for fans to live out their professional sporting dreams vicariously through the athletes, while also being able to put together a group of players that would otherwise never be on the same team (Carroll 12,…

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  • Informative Essay: How Coaches Have The Power To Change Lives

    Coaches have the power to change lives. I can humbly say this as all my coaches, both good and bad, have taught me in some way what it takes to be a good athlete and most importantly how to be a good human being. They have taught me life lessons that I can only hope to preserve by instilling them into my athletes in my time as a coach. The articles I have chosen to highlight in this essay show how coaches have helped to develop character in athletes, how they pushed them to be the best on and…

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  • Lebron James: What Makes A Successful Athlete

    success, it does not make an athlete successful. What makes an athlete successful is their talent, but also their determination, desire and their leadership qualities. The God given talent an athlete possesses is a key component to the amount of success they will achieve throughout their career. Talent is what separates a good player from a bench player. LeBron James can be considered as the best professional basketball player of recent years. He is a 3x NBA Champion along with 3 NBA Finals MVP…

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  • The Season Of The Toronto Raptors Team

    Despite wrapping up the most successful regular season in franchise history, there is a general sense around the league that the Toronto Raptors have accomplished nothing. 21 seasons of (mostly) underachievement doesn’t help. 1 playoff series win and 7 playoff series losses don’t help. Zero best-of-seven playoff series wins definitely won’t help. Consecutive playoff series losses as the higher seed……well, you get the picture! Are you still reading? Because that’s all the negativity you’re…

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  • Kevin Love: My Favorite Professional Basketball Player

    Kevin Love What I Already Know/What I Want to Know Kevin Love is a professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Kevin Love is six feet and ten inches tall and weighs 251 pounds. He plays the power forward position, wears jersey number zero, and makes an annual salary of 15.72 million dollars. I enjoy watching and playing the game of basketball. Ever since I was a little kid I would watch the Minnesota Timberwolves on…

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