NBA Draft

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  • Writing Skills Reflection

    writing multiple drafts. This composition class provided me with no guidance in the areas where I struggled. I came to the…

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  • Shaun Watson Case Summary

    the New York Planes. A horrendous draft pick at number six would put Mike Maccagnan's employment at stake. Without question, he has an incredible arrangement to lose. As heads mentor Todd Bowles, who the Planes gave one more year to right the ship after one heartbreaking season. Bowles can't expect the Planes will be in an ideal situation drafting another newbie quarterback in a year they have to progress. Both must come up amazing in the current year's draft or it could be their…

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  • Work Under Pressure Research Paper

    “Under pressure she became a diamond, under pressure she became unbreakable,” [1] said R.H. Sin. It may sound ridiculous to work under pressure. However, in my opinion, working under pressure can create a great work --just like diamond-- it needs pressure to become beautiful. As an international student, I would like to say that it is very convoluted to write in another language, which is not the language I normally use back home. Hence, there are always a lot of pressures…

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  • Tim O Brien's The Things They Carried

    The Ball and Chains of War In the short story, “The Things They Carried”, Tim O’Brien does an excellent job of using various literary elements to develop a theme of the emotional and physical burdens soldiers endure. The two main literary elements that develop this theme most clearly are his uses of character, and use of symbolism. In “The Things They Carried”, Tim O’Brien narrates a story in first person about being drafted into the army and fighting in Vietnam. He tells us of a man who…

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  • Peer Reflection: The Writing Process

    picked out errors that I tended to overlook; they were unbiased and were able to point out errors such as awkward wording and incorrect punctuation. I know now that a paper cannot be written all in one sitting. It must go through at least several drafts before coming to a final paper. Even after I am finished and have handed in a paper, I still find…

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  • Let's Draft Our Kids By Thomas Ricks

    In “Let's Draft Our Kids,” Thomas Rick’s purposes that a “draft” would be a good idea. This draft that he speaks about consists of four different options. The choice would be made after high school. These options are, one: getting drafted for eighteen months. This means low pay, but you would be eligible to many great postservice benefits including free college tuition. Second, you could choose civilian military work. Third, government work. This is just like an office job. Lastly, you could…

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  • Personal Narrative Essay: The College Basketball Hall Of Fame

    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 as soon as possible! After everyone telling me, I then declared for the NBA draft halfway through the college season. The election for the new president was going on at that moment, they had been going on for quite a while, but I wasn’t really interested…

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  • The Season Of The Toronto Raptors Team

    Despite wrapping up the most successful regular season in franchise history, there is a general sense around the league that the Toronto Raptors have accomplished nothing. 21 seasons of (mostly) underachievement doesn’t help. 1 playoff series win and 7 playoff series losses don’t help. Zero best-of-seven playoff series wins definitely won’t help. Consecutive playoff series losses as the higher seed……well, you get the picture! Are you still reading? Because that’s all the negativity you’re…

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  • Parker-Gray High School: A Short Story

    look through the dusty sack, he saw a magazine article that featured his grandfather. Myles noticed that his grandfather looked older in this picture. The caption read: “Earl Lloyd continued to make history by becoming the first African American NBA assistant coach in 1969-1970 for the Detroit Pistons. In the following season, Lloyd became the 2nd African American Head coach, only preceded by Bill Russell. Myles finally finished cleaning the basement and he returned upstairs. While passing…

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  • The Negative Influence Of Kobe Bryant

    Immediately following the 2003 season, Kobe pushed his team to the playoffs two out of the next 3 years (Kobe at 30-- 4). Also, only 2 years after the misfortune, Kobe led the entire NBA in scoring for two straight seasons, and just a year following that he won his first league-wide MVP award (“Bryant, Kobe” 1). In the realm of endorsements he managed to restore his once-broken relationships with major companies like Nike and McDonalds…

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