2009 NBA Playoffs

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    Professional athletes are some of the most famous people in our country, and on top of that, they get payed a lot too. From NBA superstars like Lebron James to NFL superstars like Peyton Manning, they are idolized by many. People pay lots of money to watch them and spend lots of their time watching them as well. The question is -- are they paid and idolized too much? The answer is no, they are not. They are important to American culture, they worked extremely hard to get where they are, and they are role models for today's youth. People live stressful lives, and sometimes they need a break from all of the work, and athletes provide that. Sports give people something to talk about, something fun to do. Many people in America like sports and enjoy watching them with their friends and family. Pro athletes are also part of a huge money making business. According to foxsports.com, all professional sports organizations combined bring in thousands of millions of dollars in revenue each year. It is a huge business in the United States that is also very important to our culture, and the athletes provide that. Another reason they aren’t paid or idolized too much is that these people…

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    James had just graduated from St. Mary’s-St. Vincent’s High School in Akron, Ohio when he was drafted. He was the star of the varsity basketball team, leading them to three state championships in the four years he was there (“High School”). After his senior year, LeBron James declared for the NBA draft and was drafted number one overall by his native Cleveland Cavaliers. LeBron did not attend even one day of college. Why should he be making so much more than a doctor who saves lives or a lawyer…

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    Nike Footwear Essay

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    company) wrote “Nike is using one of the most successful advertising strategies: it promotes its products signing sponsorship contracts with professional sportsmen, celebrities, and college athletic teams”. So, how Nike has manage to make its propaganda work during all this time? Nike applies the bandwagon to all the audience in other word to people of all ages and their circumstances. It makes its audience analyze the product, analyze it well before actually obtain it. “Because propaganda is so…

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    Every time the NBA season ends, there is always a frequently asked question, which Gasol brother played better this season? People even take several polls on the internet, and it’s always back and forth. Marc and Pau Gasol are two of the premier post players in the NBA. However, people often confuse them because of their size and low post scoring, even though they are extremely diverse. In this article, The Gasol Brothers, basketball fans will find out how to easily identify the two from one…

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    Introduction The question of the research project is “Does an NBA player’s social media behaviour influence people’s opinions?” This question refers to NBA players posting on social media and how it influences fans, other NBA players, the public or the world’s opinion about them as individual NBA players. Finding the information for this question was not easy, but it was manageable. Majority of the information found for the research topic was by researching on popular sports websites (Bleacher…

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    The Ultimate NBA Playoff Experience “They need a three to tie, Lowry half court heave a prayer at the buzzer, oh Kyle Lowry he hits and we are going to overtime in Toronto (Eastern).” This is what Kevin Harlen, a NBA commentator, said during the game as Kyle Lowry hit a buzzer beater to go into overtime in the playoffs. The NBA playoffs are a huge attraction in the United States, Canada, and even countries overseas to many people. Basketball can be one of the most exciting sporting events in…

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    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 going to get. Toronto has been at or near the top of the conference standings…

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    Athlete Definition Essay

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    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…

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    The Chicago Bulls handled their business (barely) against the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers Wednesday night. The undermanned Cavs weren’t able to overcome being without three of their starters against Chicago, eventually falling to the Bulls 106-94 in Quicken Loans Arena. The loss snapped Cleveland’s nine-game winning streak at The Q. “I had a lot of combinations out there that guys were not used to playing with, but I just thought we competed,” Cavs head coach Tyronn Lue said. “We played…

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    The San Antonio Spurs are 5 time NBA Champions under legendary Coach Greg Popovich! In the wake of confronting an overwhelming misfortune to the Miami Heat amid a couple of years ago in the finals, the Spurs returned with a retaliation and were in it for the slaughter. Other than a drive for recovery, the Spurs had something unique this year. Maybe, it was a procedure that the other NBA franchises excluding the Golden State warriors simply weren't prepared for. Other than their astonishing…

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