Julius Erving

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  • Julius Winfield Erving: The Greatest Basketball Player

    Julius Winfield Erving III was one of the greatest basketball players of all time. He was one of the very few players that changed the game. When he played he electrified the court giving him sense power making him seem like he can do anything on the court. Dr.j went up against some of the Nba’s greatest players like Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, and Clyde Drexler and embarrassed them by dunking on them because of his ridiculous athleticism. While he was playing there was no one that could guard him. He was an unstoppable force that dominated almost every aspect of basketball. The story of Julius erving started on February 22,1950, the day he was born. His dad left him when he was three years old and he has not seen him since. Julius started playing organized basketball at the local Salvation Army Youth Center. He traveled all over Long Island playing basketball and started building a reputation for himself. One his friends that used to play with him on the playground and the hardwood said that “ he was natural at basketball at a young age.” These words would lead to a long a prosperous career in basketball. When he was enrolled as a student at Roosevelt High School he was dominating the court. His friends started calling him the “Professor” but later changed it to the “doctor.” Julius was getting a lot…

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

    and Kyle Wiltjer). Carter and Nash both contributed greatly to the development of Canadian basketball, but Vince Carter has been the more superior idol/influence to all Canadian basketball players. Vince Carter is integral to the development of Canadian basketball due to his impeccable record, his notoriety and fame, and his positive impact on basketball that continues to this day. Vincent Lamar Carter Jr. was born on January 26, 1977, Daytona Beach, Florida, United States, his parents were…

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  • How Did Magic Johnson Influence Modern Society

    basketball as a “black sport” which it mostly was after Magic (Evans). After seeing Magic dominate the floor with his unique play style, kids from minority based cities were inspired by Magic’s success, because he also grew up in a city just like them. This led to a new wave of young basketball players of non-white decent. The NBA black population rose in result. The NBA-ABA merger in 1976 caused a decline in viewers for the NBA mostly because of the confusing switch and combination of a lot…

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  • Hip Hop And Basketball Research Paper

    regulation in order to maintain the southern vote. This was an issue because it insinuated a return to racist policies throughout the south. With such policies, black people engaged in both basketball and hip-hop to unify and to strengthen their culture while disconnecting from mainstream society. Soon after Kurtis Blow erupted on the scene, NWA, “Nigga’s With Attitude”, united in the late eighties. Ice Cube and Dr. Dre were key members of this group and both had an affinity for basketball. At…

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  • Josephine Baker Objectification Essay

    CONCLUSION The objectification of Josephine Baker that plays out in this project is demonstrated by the orchestration that takes place in the use of the pool as an “entertainment” centre, the selection of entry points into the pool and “pedestalisation” of the pool using structure. Later, the texts that attempt to criticise the project further objectify Josephine Baker by using “other”-ing words. The pool is the object of the guest’s gaze due to its structural and spatial hierarchy. The…

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  • Creative Writing: Utter Silence

    floor or their ascent to the upper levels. If their conversation did not cease completely, it went on in hushed tones, so as not to disturb the silence in the elevator. Individuals try their best to not invade others personal space, as well. If there are two people in an elevator, they tend to stand on opposite ends of each other. As the number of individuals increases, people tend to shift around and move closer to the walls in order to be as far away from each other as possible. Communication…

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  • Erving Goffman's Theory Of The Dramaturgical Perspective

    Erving Goffman (1922-1982) was a sociologist who analyzed social interaction with what he referred to as the dramaturgical perspective or analysis. He believed that people live their lives as if they are performing. In this way, he studied social interaction in similarity with how theatre works with actors, props, dialogue, and setting. Instead of these pieces of theatre, however, everyday life involves people (actors), the things of their surrounds (both props and setting), and the ways in…

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  • Cultural Influence And Architectural Influence

    Domain Context: Cultural influence & Architectural influence 5.4. Basically Wyly theatre is a cultural building. Its role is mainly to create a place for acting and performing different types of art. Actually, building design has gone beyond this by providing a space that expands potentialities to unexpected level. The cultural impact of the building is intensive and deeply effective (Wise 2015; 2010). Otherwise, the building design has received great support and high cheering from architects…

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  • Management Of Spoiled Identity Stigma Analysis

    Since an early age we have been socialized to judge and categorized individuals based on what we see and what we consider “normal,” therefore, any deviation from that is considered something strange, unnatural which is more than likely to obtain a negative label; stigma. For the most part, first impressions are sufficient to make up our minds in regards to someone’s personality. It is this limited mindset that erases the personal attributes of individuals, and does not allow us to look behind…

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  • Erving Goffman The Presentation Of Self In Everyday Life Analysis

    Erving Goffman is an American sociologist who wrote The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life and views social interactions amongst people as individuals or “team performances.” He believes that we, as human beings, are actors and that the world is our stage. We wear masks that are very deceiving to the audience, because we present the best versions of ourselves. We are always “performing,” which refers to everything that we do in front of an audience or an observer. This gives an impression and…

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