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  • Kyrie Irving: My Role Model

    was playing the finals NBA championship and in overtime game one against the Golden State Warriors he injured his knee and was forced to get out the game. He’s team ended up losing the NBA championship because of his injury meant so much to his team. Once he got out of injury he came back worked out and won the NBA championship the following year. His injury was a long process and people around the world would say he wouldn't play the…

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  • Jerry West Research Paper

    Although Jerry was named the mvp of the tournament. In the first round of the 1960 NBA draft, Jerry West was picked #1 overall. He was drafted by the Lakers. He improved the Lakers record big time. He played in the NBA for 14 seasons. Jerry was also in 3 All star games and named mvp in one. West took the Lakers to the playoffs every year except for the 1971 season. Jerry West is the man on the NBA logo. Jerry had some nicknames that were “ Mr. Clutch, and Zeke from Cabin Creek…

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  • Moses Malone Character Analysis

    80s and 90s were quick to learn, players like Moses Malone can have a profound effect on the outcome of free bets or real money wagers. September 13, 2015 will forever be remember as a sad day for NBA fans, owners, coaches and players after hearing the announcement regarding the sudden passing of NBA great Moses Malone at the age of 60 from apparent heart complications. Malone will forever be remember by his now famous moniker "Chairman of the Board", a title he earned because of his uncanny…

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  • Steph Curry Speech

    Today I am going to teach you how the NBA champion, NBA MVP, 2x all star, AP athlete of the year, Division one leading scoring in 2009, the ninth overall Draft Pick, the NBA three point champion, and the record holder for most threes in a season, Wardell (stephen) Curry (point guard) shoots and talk about his potential. Curry’s three percentages is 43.7 He ranks 3rd in all time percentage since the NBA introduced the three point line in 1979. Steph Curry showed off at the All-star game…

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  • Rising Stars Challenge Research Paper

    The Rising Stars Challenge is an exhibition basketball game held by the National Basketball Association (NBA) on the Friday before the annual All-Star Game as part of the All-Star Weekend. The players are first- and second-year players selected by the NBA's assistant coaches. Two people designated as "general managers" draft players for the two opposing teams.[1] Carmelo Anthony receiving an alley-oop during the 2004 Rookie Challenge game. The Rookie Challenge, established in 1994, was…

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  • The Knee Joint

    in the NBA and NFL develop an injury in one of these 4 ligaments. An injury in one of these ligaments can end a promising star, or dominant players career, but that’s not always the case. Lets take a look at a few…

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  • Comparison Of Micheal Jordan And Kobe Bryant

    For years basketball fans have argued over who is the greatest player of all time. Players like Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell and Lebron James are among the players who come to mind. However, fans have narrowed it down to two players; Micheal Jordan and Kobe Bryant. People tend to discuss and determine the one who achieved the greatest success at in their career. In many cases there is no clear cut answer, but we spend our time debating who is crowned the king of basketball. Although both…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Lebron James

    like to disagree with that. There are several reasons why Lebron James continues to be, and might just always be, the greatest basketball player of all time. Lebron James was wanted in the NBA even when he was in highschool. According to CBS Sports, one reason Lebron James is one of the best players in the NBA is “LeBron James received coverage that no high school player had ever received” (“15 reasons”). Lebron’s games were broadcasted on ESPN and he was on several sports illustrated magazines.…

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  • Michael Jordan Research Paper

    Play Basketball Many people consider Michael Jordan to be the best player to ever play in the NBA. Jordan has numerous amounts of awards that he was given. The main awards that he won were six NBA championships, five MVP awards, Rookie of the Year, two dunk contests, and many more. Jordan put a lot of power, agility, and leadership on the court. He has several endorsements and has popularized NBA around the world in the 1980’s and 1990’s. Jordan was also given the reputation as one of the…

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  • The Role Of Sports In The 1970s

    to play sports due to the press questioning their decisions in their personal lives. In the early 1970s, Alcindor converted from Catholicism to Islam, he took the name Kareem Abdul Jabbar, which means “noble, powerful servant” (Kareem Abdul Jabbar NBA). Also in the early 1970s,…

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