2007 NBA Finals

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  • Legacy Of Basketball Essay

    The NBA playoffs are where heroes become legends, and through their play legends become basketball gods. The NBA playoffs are filled with so many great moments that people still talk about today. Just think about Reggie Miller breaking the hearts of an entire city in the 1990s, or the constant excellence that are the San Antonio Spurs, who in my opinion are the best run franchise in the last 20 years, or the decorated excellence the Lakers had in the league behind the heroics of Kobe Bryant, and the huge shoulders of Shaquille O’Neal. For me, my favorite playoff moment happened in 2007 when LeBron James scored 29 of the Cavilers last 30 points against the Pistons. This year the push to the playoffs isn’t that much different from years before.…

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  • Comparing Lebron James And Nike's Advertisements

    Nike is one of the most popular brands across the globe and is a household name. The brand is mainly known for promoting the sale of athletic apparel for all ages, and all skill levels. Several sport teams around the world use Nike’s products as part of their uniform, and they sponsor a variety of different leagues and levels of sports. Another popular approach Nike likes to use to promote its business is by having celebrities or famous athletes endorse their products. A good example of this is…

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  • Differences Of Michael Jordan Vs. Kobe Bryant

    Michael Jordan Vs. Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant has throughout his life been compared to Michael Jordan in almost every aspect. Some say that Kobe Bryant steals Michael Jordan’s moves, even Michael Jordan thinks that Kobe steals his moves. Kobe and Michael are both champions, shooting guards, and they both had very successful careers. In 1991, Michael Jordan won his first NBA championship in only five games. At the time the Playoffs were four game elimination, meaning that first team to win four…

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  • Comparing The Wizards And The Celtics

    The Wizards and the Celtics are the future of the Eastern Conference The Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics squared off for the final time this regular season, with the Celtics taking the win at home, 110-102. With the loss, the Wizards’ push for the second seed in the Eastern Conference becomes that much more difficult, as they now trail the Celtics by two and a half games for the second spot. They also have just a one game cushion over the Raptors for the third seed. In addition to…

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  • Sport Of Basketball Essay

    If there is, who holds them and why? Playoffs start at the end of the NBA season; teams go against others to be eligible to compete in the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championships. Magic Johnson holds the most assists in the Playoffs with over 2,346 assists (“NBA”). Scoring is a big factor in the Playoffs; Michael Jordan holds the most points in the Playoffs with 5,987, he also holds the most free throws in the NBA Playoffs with 1,463 (“NBA”). Ray Allen was also a big factor with scoring from the…

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  • Parker-Gray High School: A Short Story

    He played his final two seasons with the Detroit Pistons. The sport of basketball will be forever grateful to Mr. Lloyd for his ground breaking contributions.” As he continued to look through the dusty sack, he saw a magazine article that featured his grandfather. Myles noticed that his grandfather looked older in this picture. The caption read: “Earl Lloyd continued to make history by becoming the first African American NBA assistant coach in 1969-1970 for the Detroit Pistons. In the…

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  • Michael Jordan

    African-American Basketball player who played for the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards. Jordan played fifteen seasons in the NBA. Michael Jordan received many trophies while playing in the game of basketball. Currently Jordan is the owner of the Charlotte Hornets. Jordan was very competitive at a young age. He always wanted to win every game that he is in. Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York. The Jordan family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. As…

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  • Is Kobe Bryant Better Than Jordan Analysis

    player is. He creates a total of fourteen categories. These categories are all aspects of the basketball game but aren’t measured by stats more like character. The goal of this essay is to give the reader a view of both players outside of complete statistics. However Ethan S does point out some statistics in specific areas. The author states that Jordan held the advantage in three areas and Kobe had the advantage in five. He goes on and says that just because Kobe held the lead in five…

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  • Narrative About Stadiums

    time. Iowa looked a lot tougher when they came out of the opposing locker room. The third quarter was on its way. Iowa kept pushing the chains further and further to the end zone. “Touchdown Iowa!” The announcer blared. No one was worried yet, though most of Iowas fans left before the third quarter. There touchdown was seemed as if it had been scored for nothing because it was not long before Washington scored another one. As both teams succeeded in stopping one another for another touchdown…

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  • Big Men In The NBA

    Olajuwon: What these six former NBA players share aside from their intimidating stature and hall of fame status is that, unbeknownst to them (and a vast majority of NBA fans and analysts as well for that matter), they would be the last of their kind in the NBA for the foreseeable future. Each player’s exit from the league brought us one step closer to the end of an era in the NBA; an era that was not only dominated by big men, but an era that simply utilized traditional center play in the very…

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