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  • Gasol Brothers Character Analysis

    young player. Of course he also played in Spain with his brother. Unlike Pau, he is much more a scorer of consistency, averaging twenty points a night in the 2015-16 season, which is second in the frontcourt of the league. He can score back to the basket close to as well as Pau. Compared to Pau, Marc has a much better face up game. With more size at 7, 1” Marc gets more offensive put backs but not as many rebounds as Pau. Marc definitely is more known than Pau(because of being picked late in the draft and being so elite), but is not as great as him in the low post scoring game. As for outside scoring, Pau’s ability goes beyond belief, extending out to the three point line. He is probably the second best big man outside scorer under Dirk Nowitzki. He can even hit the outside fade away from midrange. For Marc he can hit midrange like Pau, but with a lower field goal percentage, and cannot hit any from behind the three point line. He can hit the fade away jumper just as well as Pau can. Pau at age thirty-seven years old, is having a slower rotation because of his knees. Since he is so old, it’s hard to say he would win the competition, but his communication is flawless. He still hustles has hard as he can and gets at least one block per game. But for Marc, he is great at defense, leading in blocks for his team and playing the best defense of his career. He averages about two blocks per game, and plays some of the best team defense of today’s game. In rebounding, Pau’s…

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  • Police Incident Report Example

    On Wednesday, July 7th 2015 at or about 2302 Hours I was dispatched to 4717 Southwest 39th Way (Aqua Isles) in reference to a suspicious incident that occurred. Upon further investigation it was later revealed that it was a kidnapping that occurred. The information that was given to deputy’s en-route to the scene was “Complainant’s friend called and advised their house was being robber, but complainant does not know the location, just that is near the front gate”. Due to this information, it…

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  • Intertextual Connections In Douglas Shelley's Holistic Detective Agency

    mind of the reader to appreciate, if not fully agree with, his worldview. A cursory examination of a few of the connections that we are asked to make would elucidate both the concept of intertextuality and the position from which Adams is writing. Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency falls firmly into the Science Fiction and Fantasy genre. This fact, and having read The Hitchikers Guide to the Galaxy - A Trilogy in Four Parts before starting with this novel, equipped me with a…

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  • Kobe Bryant Essay

    people tend to forget that stuff, they tend to forget the disagreements, the arguments they tend to forget that stuff. You gotta have a winter to truly enjoy spring and a lot of times you want to jump straight to spring but it just don't work like that." "From a basketball perspective it's all about what do you want to do? (Carmelo) Phil can be tough and I certainly know about that, I wasn't the easiest person to work along with as well. Those things can work themselves out if you trust the…

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  • Point Guard Research Paper

    rebounds just as power forwards and centers do. The average height for a small forward is around 6’6’’ to 6’9’’. Some popular small forwards are LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, and Kevin Durant. The power forward, also known as the four, job is similar to the center’s job which is to play offense with their back towards the basket. This allows them to post up and making easy baseline jump shots, lay-ups, or mid-range jump shots. Most power forwards play zone defense. A power forward duties are…

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  • Kobe Bryant Informative Speech

    In 2008 and again in 2016, ESPN ranked him the second greatest shooting guard of all-time after Jordan.Players including Kevin Durant, Dirk Nowitzki, Dwyane Wade, and Derrick Rose have called Bryant their generation's version of Jordan. The Press-Enterprise described Bryant as "maybe the greatest Laker in the organization's history". He is the Lakers' all-time leading scorer, and his five titles are tied for the most in franchise…

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  • Case Study On Team Loyalty Vs A Championship Winning Career

    haul with Clayton Bennett. Bennett hired former University of Florida men’s basketball coach Billy Donovan as a key puzzle piece in the road to the championship and the move, by all accounts, was a play to keep Durant happy and content to stay. Donovan did have more wins than any other coach in the history of the program at the University of Florida but his championship building prowess in college hasn’t translated to quick success in the league. After the Thunder gave away the Western…

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  • The Importance Of Education In The NBA

    college and play in all 29 regular season games, their chance to get seriously injured increases dramatically, which could potentially put a halt to their career. These players don’t want to put their draft stock in jeopardy by playing an extra year of basketball. For this reason, “players like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James decided it was best to mature while in the NBA and not in college”(Hilton 15). By going straight to the NBA, players can also have a chance to mature their game. While they…

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  • History Of Basketball Research Paper

    known as the "three" man. This position is notorious for scoring points though driving to the basket and penetration. When he is on defense he focuses on not only playing good defense, but getting steals and rebounds. LeBron James and Kevin Durant are two of the most popular small forwards in the NBA today. “Basketball.” Wikipedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 6 Jan. 2015. <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basketball>. The Power Forward position is commonly called the "four" position. The Power Forward…

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  • The Impact Of The NBA Expansion To Europe

    correct marketing tactics the popularity of the league could increase even more so before the expansion begins. In addition to the NBA playing games in Europe, another contributing factor in analyzing the feasibility of expansion is the recent increase in foreign born NBA players. The Escalating Trend of Foreign Born NBA Players Foreign players have increased heavily in the NBA the past 20 years. In the last 5 years, foreign born players made even more of an impact. Several foreign…

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