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  • Basketball Is Life: Basketball Is Life

    BALL IS LIFE Since I was a young boy I have always played sports. My first sport I played was soccer; I have played every sport basketball baseball, football and basketball. Out of every sport I played basketball and football was my best sports. I started playing football when I was 7 years old. As I got older I started to become a real good basketball player. In the 8th grade I played varsity for a privet school. I averaged 16 points per game so now I knew that basketball was something I could dominate. Even though I was still dominating football, that high school experience at a young age got my attention. Going into the night grade I transferred to Nansemond River in Suffolk VA. They were a pretty good team coming into the…

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  • Basketball And Hoop Tactics: The Evolution Of Basketball

    While conducting research on the evolution of basketball , many sources which I used gave many viewpoints on how basketball has changed. These sources stated that basketball has made a dramatic change since the beginning of its creation. These sources argue that basketball will continue to evolve in efforts to benefit the sport , which in return will cement basketball’s legacy forever. Basketball has undergone many changes since the beginning of its creation, from rules to the equipment. The…

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  • The Evolution Of Basketball

    people have in common? They play basketball. It is playable at many different levels. There are high school, college, professional, and even international teams. Basketball has become so popular due to the simplicity of it. The game as we know it wasn 't always the way we think of it today. Basketball has evolved in many ways over the years with all the history, rules refinements, rule additions, and the basic play. Today 's version of basketball is very different from the original game. The…

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  • The Invention Of Basketball

    INTRODUCTION “The invention of basketball was not an accident. It was developed to meet a need. Those boys simply would not play 'Drop the Handkerchief’”(James Naismith). The world of sports revolved around football and baseball in the 1800’s. At the time, there was a long break between sports in the winter time. There was nothing to do because all the main sports were played outside. When it got cold outside, a new sport was in the making to keep students and athletes in shape. Basketball was…

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  • Personal Essay: Playing Basketball: The Importance Of Basketball

    have won the state championship! That feeling is honestly the best feeling I have ever experienced. Basketball has taught me a lot of things that go beyond the court. It has taught me discipline, leadership, perseverance, and lastly, it has taught me to never take anything for granted. As much as I enjoyed playing basketball, practices were never laidback. Waking up at four in the morning everyday was not something I was a fan of. Our coach used to say: “Discipline is what separates a good team…

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  • Baseball Vs. Basketball: Similarities Between Baseball And Basketball

    Baseball vs Basketball What is it like to switch from baseball to basketball? This is a question many people ask me. Baseball and basketball are good in their own separate ways. Haven't experienced both,I can tell you that there are plenty of similarities as well as some very big differences between the two types of sports.There would be some big adjustments between them too. Baseball and basketball have many traits in common.Both baseball and basketball are sports.They both have…

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  • Basketball: The Origin Of The Game Of Basketball

    Basketball! It seems like a century ago, basketball was being played with peach baskets and soccer balls, today basketball is well known all around the world having billions of followers and it’s one of the most popular sports in history. Origin of the Sport It was the 891st year of the 2nd millennium and the 91st year of the 19th century, when a physical educator, and sports innovator James Naismith invented the game of basketball. He first called it “peach basketball”, it came to him when…

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  • Reflection About Basketball

    Since I was a child ,I have already know the sports which called basketball. I used saw lots of people play basketball in the ground .At that time ,I begin to learn how to play basketball. When the class over.one of my friends took me to his home. We look the basketball show together .And I learn lots of basketball rules from there. and I also learned three important things .The first one is you need to know all of the rules in this game. The second one is you have to training yourself become …

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  • Personal Narrative Of Basketball

    physically and mentally. We all put in hard work, and were determined to win. Our basketball team hadn’t won a championship game since 1992. It was my senior year and my last shot at redemption against the defending champs. The whole season we only lost one game, we were projected to lose, and we were the underdogs. We had one week left to prepare for what was the largest game of my high school career. Monday’s practice was the worst of the week, we only ran and shot free throws. Tuesday came…

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  • A Basketball Game Analysis

    Have you ever wondered how people get through a basketball game? As the encyclopedia says, “ Basketball, game played between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court, usually indoors. Each team tries to score by tossing the ball through the opponent’s goal, an elevated horizontal hoop and net called a basket.” (Donald) To survive a basketball game you need to do things before, during, and after a game. First, before the game. The article states, “ Set goals for yourself that are…

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