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  • The Benefits Of College Basketball

    If you follow college basketball closely you will know of the one and done rule that plagues players and college universities. If you have never heard of this rule it basically states that any player wanting to go into the NBA must first complete one year of college. According to Alex Berg of USA Today, the NCAA has drifted away further than ever from the literal meaning of student-athletes. Now, high-profile basketball players are being treated as guests(Berg). This can cause the university 's graduation rate to lower. Players cannot handle the maturation level nor the physical abilities to be considered the best players. Is that one extra season really worth all it is cracked up to be? I think that is worth it making the students attend class…

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  • College Basketball Essay

    In December 1891, Dr. James Naismith created a game called basketball. Basketball is defined as a game played by two teams of five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end, with points being scored by shooting the ball through the opponent 's basket. Since 1891, basketball has taken the world over by storm. From the United States of America to China, basketball is among the most popular sports to play and watch in the world. Dr. Naismith created this game in…

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  • College Basketball Research Paper

    One-and-Dones in College Basketball Players who play only one year in college basketball helps players develop their game before going pro, but they are missing out on a higher education and lowering the standards of the college game. College Basketball has been receiving criticism on how many years a player has to stay in school. For all other major sports it is a three year minimum that you have to stay in college, however basketball is different. NBA created a rule that made it to where high…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The College Basketball Hall Of Fame

    I had just woken up feeling cold. I looked out the window of my dorm to see the dark, cloudy day outside with the rain pelting down on the window pane. I was still really tired after the late night of getting praised on my amazing basketball skills, finally I had been recognized. The college basketball Hall of Fame plaque hung on the wall. It had just recently been updated after the Hall of Fame presentation on Saturday. Everyone was telling me that I needed to declare that I’m joining the NBA…

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  • High School Basketball Research Paper

    Reader, Nick TA – Heidi Hong AMST 101, Section: [Friday, 9:00 AM] Throughout this process I have learned a lot about high school basketball and how it relates to race and class in Los Angeles. I set out to research the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU) basketball scene in Los Angeles and identify issues of race and class within it. As a team manager for the USC basketball team, I have great interest in basketball and wanted to learn more about the sport I love and how it relates to this class. I…

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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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  • Analysis: It's Time To Pay College Athletes

    level of play is far from a “professional.” Student athletes must never receive compensation during college play. Universities cannot afford to pay a salary to an athlete. Athletic programs receive donations from past alumni and / or corporations, part of these donations help with the astronomically high costs of buying or maintenance of all athletic equipment, new renovations of existing buildings, or improving their stadium, such as what Auburn University did in 2015. They installed close to…

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  • Kim Rivers: The Bronx In The 1970's

    Many, which were in juvenile for doing drugs and drinking. He got the chance to speak with each one of the kids and family members individually to help get them back on the right path. After hearing about Kim Rivers knowledge about sports and working with children Randallstown High School in the Baltimore area, offered him a coaching job as a high school basketball coach. Here, Rivers would go on to coach fourteen highly successful years. Taking the school to five state championships, as well…

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  • Narrative Essay About Basketball

    I was in hell. Try outs were a pain in the ass. I had never ever been through so much in one day. I loved basketball so much, I just love it. We warmed up and introduced ourselves to each other. Then the pain began, we started with the basic drills that everyone should know. We did lay ups, passes, and then we ran! Running will always be a natural thing, but me a person who hates running? I rather get a burn then have to run, but it’s part of the game. There was about 20 of us trying out. Our…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: A Short Story

    It was one of the most awaited days by the basketball team of Xavier High school. It was the day of the District championship between my school, Xavier High school, and Doon International. The championship would serve as a stepping stone towards the state championship and to the title of " The Conquerors". I was confident that we would soon be holding the trophy in our hands and it wouldn 't be long before the crowd was chanting one name- my name. Gurneet! Gurneet! Gurneet! I could hear my…

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