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  • Free Throw Research Paper

    Free throws wins games is most likely a phrase that most athletes hear from their basketball coaches. Even though they are only worth a point, they tend to occur at the most crucial parts of the game. For example, one second remains on the clock and your team is tied with the opposing one. The ball is in your hands, you control the outcome of the game. If you miss it, the other team has a chance to score and win. If you make it, your team wins. Thus, free throws win games. If only it was as simple as putting the ball to the net. Shooting a free throw starts in the mind. It is just as much of a mental thing as a physical. Whether it be in your driveway, the gym, or at the end of a close game, the one thing you must be equipped with is focus.…

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  • James Naismith Free Throw Essay

    The history of free-throw; James Naismith created by a game that was non-violent. He wrote 13 rules of his game and labeled it basketball while he prepared teaching a gym class at the YMCA in Springfield, Mass in 1891. However, understanding that free throw was not called in the original 13 rules, but it was almost the same as rule number 7, that stated “if either side makes consecutive fouls it shall count a goal for the opponents.” Today, we know it as free-throw was put into place for more…

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  • Narrative Essay On Highschool Life

    fourth quarte, and every possession from here on out mattered. We were down by two points at this point and I had just been fouled and was going to the free throw line for two shots. I was poised and control and I remember repeating to myself “Just two simple free throws, nothing different.” I stepped up to the line, and preformed my freethrow routine- two dribbles a deep breath and shot. The first shot was a miss, but I didn’t et that discourage me. The referee then threw the ball back, I…

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  • Narrative Essay On High School Basketball

    2nd Qtr we had a little more action. Freshman Jordan Lewis began to find his rhythm as he would drop 2 3 pointers in the 2nd quarter as well as a few layups at the basket. Jordan Williams came up big becoming unstoppable inside the paint just having his way with the Stallion defenders on both ends of the court. Cox had been hitting Green Run with everything they had but 2 big steals from Ashley James would let the Stallions escape with the lead at the end of the half Green Run 24 Cox 21. The…

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  • Point Guard Research Paper

    Shooting guards can also bring the ball up court, just as a point guard because they have descent dribbling skills. Shooting guards are known for long range jump shots and three-pointers. A shooting guard generally averages around a 40% from three-point range. In addition, most two guards are strong, athletic, and have the ability to get inside the paint and drive to the basket. Shooting guards are also good free throw shooters. Opponents want to minimize fouling these guards and sending them to…

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  • Importance Of 10000 Hours Essay

    is still trying to improve. On the other hand, some sports require you to have prior knowledge on how to do something the correct way. For example, in baseball you can hit baseballs all day long but you might not hit perfectly after 10000 hours of practice. Another thing is, in baseball if you practice bad habits over and over again it’s harder for you to get out of those bad habits. This just doesn't happen with baseball, it can occur in every sport. For example, in basketball if you don’t know…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Greatest Sport Of Basketball

    with one or both hands. The ball may be batted in any direction with one or both hands, but never with the fist. A player cannot run with the ball. The player must throw it from the spot where he catches it, allowing a man to run if he is at a good speed. The ball must be held in or between the hands. The arms or body can not be used for holding it. No shouldering, holding, pushing, striking or tripping in any way of an opponent. The first infringement of this rule by any person counts as a…

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  • Descriptive Essay: Cheercoach Wants A Victory

    The bus pulls out of the school parking lot, while all of its passengers reminisce through the season. The games they won, the games they lost, and the memories they made. Each of the players develops a strategy that they believe can earn them the championship. Meanwhile, the cheer captains peruse through their cheer lists, singling out the perfect cheers to call. The Bremen Blue Devils enter the Temple Tigers’ gym. The boys approach the locker room while the girls proceed to the stands.…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The Story Of Playing Basketball

    I took a shot. The ball made beautiful arch and went into the basket. I yelled “Yeah! I made it.” Shugo and Takumi came to me, and we high-fived. It was just an ordinary shot, however I was so happy that I made the shot. This was the moment that I determined to play basketball. I immediately joined the basketball team in my school. In the team, I was the worst player, and I knew that. I did not think that the player who can barely shoot from free-throw line can play well. Therefore, I kept…

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  • Importance Of Basketball Essay

    would have to fight me for it. At one point I had grabbed a rebound a second after the other team and was trying to rip the ball from the man but he wouldn't let go. I eventually ended up being put onto the ground with the ball but never backed down off of my man. I held on to the ball until the very end, the refs we had would never call jump balls so my team had to call a timeout. After the timeout I had finally gained possession of the ball even after being on the ground. This play had gotten…

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