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  • Vince Carter's Contribution To The Development Of Canadian Basketball

    over the past few years thanks to former Toronto Raptor Vince Carter and retired NBA player Steve Nash. There has already been visible change in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for example the last two first round drafts have been Canadian (Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett). Also, some of the best National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) players right now are Canadian (Jamal Murray and Kyle Wiltjer). Carter and Nash both contributed greatly to the development of Canadian basketball,…

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  • Hegemonic Masculinity In Sports

    Westbrook, as well as examining the views of a men’s college soccer team in the Northeast, provides strong evidence that hegemonic masculinity, although it has aspects that maintain a significant presence in society, is being challenged by other more inclusive forms of masculinity, particularly in terms of views on homosexuality. This reduction in the prevalence of hegemonic masculinity is good for all of us—it leads to a more open and happy…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The College Basketball Hall Of Fame

    Everyone was telling me that I needed to declare that I’m joining the NBA as soon as possible! After everyone telling me, I then declared for the NBA draft halfway through the college season. The election for the new president was going on at that moment, they had been going on for quite a while, but I wasn’t really interested…

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  • The Season Of The Toronto Raptors Team

    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 all season long. Their longest losing streak was only 3, which occurred twice……in November. The only loss to the…

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  • Sport Of Basketball Essay

    impossible. The sport of basketball is now one of the biggest sports in the U.S and all around the world today, and it has greatly impacted our lifestyle and records are broken every day. How was the sport of basketball created? Basketball was invented in the 1890s in the YMCA corporation in New England (“Basketball : A”). The YMCA corporation was looking for…

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  • Michael Jordan Achievements

    There are a handful of players you think of when you think of the greatest NBA players ever, whether it be statistically or just the one that captured you, or your parents hearts as kids growing up. Who is really the best? Michael Jordan is absolutely, without a doubt the greatest basketball player ever. What makes Michael the best from the other greats like, Hakeem Olajuwon, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Elgin Baylor? Many things separate him from the others, not just his scoring,…

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  • The Negative Influence Of Kobe Bryant

    own coach, Phil Jackson (“Kobe Bryant” Unofficial Fansite 3). Even Kobe’s business interests outside of his already dropped endorsements were completely ruined, just furthering his already destroyed image (“JockBio: Kobe Bryant Biography” 16). And if the strained endorsements and his struggling team wasn’t enough, Kobe’s marriage was also at risk. Indeed, Kobe Bryant was, in fact, married at the time of the sexual assault. However, Kobe was able to “restore” his already broken marriage by…

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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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  • Essay On Why Nba Players Should Not Go To College

    Over the years, statistics have shown that NBA players who go to college tend to avoid bankruptcy just as frequently as those who go straight to the NBA from high school. [MC(1)] Along with this, findings also show that players should have to go through at least two years of college. The reasoning behind this is so that the players are intelligent enough to take care of their money. These two years of college could perhaps allow these athletes to make smart, sound choices with their life and…

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  • Compare And Contrast Michael Jordan And King Arthur

    code of chivalry and is considered a hero. However, modern day heroes like Michael Jordan can still be found today. A comparison of these men shows that they share the same character traits of generosity, defending their followers and loyalty. As leaders of their nation and their team, people looked up to both of them and still do to this day. Heroes like this are inspirational to the young as well as the old. And they will go down as two of the greatest people to live. Michael Jordan and King…

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