Shaquille O'Neal

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  • Golden State Warriors Case Analysis

    LeBron James left Cleveland after seven years of the same old Cleveland. He was the best player on that roster and even the league, yet the Cavaliers front office failed to surround him with talent. Mo Williams? Boobie Gibson? Ilgauskas? Please. They brought in Shaquille O'Neal in 2010, but that was when Shaq was way past his use-by date. If you've given a team seven years of your absolute best and more, and they can't repay you with anything, can you blame LeBron for leaving to South Beach? However with Kevin Durant, instead of Mo Williams he had an All-Star Point Guard, Top 5 player in the league superstar Russell Westbrook, he had the better than expected Kiwi, Steven Adams, who was pivotal in their series against Golden State. Up until draft night Durant had Serge Ibaka, an elite shot-blocker who could knock down…

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  • Michael Jordan And Kobe Jord The Best Basketball Player

    history. He has won 5 NBA championships and two NBA Finals MVP awards. In the 2007 playoffs, Bryant averaged a career high 33 points per game. In his rookie season, Bryant averaged a career low 8 points per game in the playoffs. In the playoffs, Bryant is averaging 25 points, 5 assists, and 5 rebounds. He has scored 5,640 total points in 220 games in the playoffs and could very easily score much more in the upcoming years. Bryant has had one 50-point playoff game. He has made 7 game-winning…

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  • Kevin Durant Legacy

    People talking about me with Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, and Shaquille O'neal. People will remember me as the most dedicated player ever playing every game like it was my last. My legacy after high school is hopefully being good enough to make the team and get my number retired. Getting your number retired is telling you that all your hard work paid off, now a new future starts. But before any of that can happen my education was be completed. If you're grades are low in high-school you're off…

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  • Magic Johnson Biography

    We are back with our third—and final—part of our list of the all-time richest athletes in the world. You can probably guess who comes in the first position, but you will be shocked to find out just how much money these athletes have! Number Six: One of the Richest Athletes - Shaquille O’Neal During his 19 year NBA career, O’Neal played with Orlando Magic, Los Angeles Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics. He has a parallel rapping career, which earned him a…

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  • Chicago Bulls Research Paper

    The Chicago Bulls had the best team at that time with one of the best Rebounders Dennis Rodman, one of the best small forwards Scottie Pippen, and the G.O.A.T Michael Jordan. They were good enough to break the record at the time and win 72 games and lose only 10. The 95-96 Chicago Bulls won the finals and won two more right after that year. The Chicago Bulls had a successful coach, Phil Jackson. Phil Jackson was a very successful coach and winning 13 NBA championships (6 championships with the…

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  • Why Is Pepsi So Popular

    square has a yellow background featuring Pepsi’s navy blue can that has a surfer riding waves. The next square is pink with pink and blue confetti on the can. The bottom left square is red with Pepsi’s black can with Pepsi’s logo spelled out with neon lights. The last square is blue with a Caucasian female’s face on the can; Pepsi’s logo can be seen in the reflection of her sunglasses. “Pepsi. The Choice of a New Generation,” the ad reads (“The Evolution of Pepsi Advertisements”). The…

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  • Kobe Bryant Compare And Contrast

    characteristics of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan. There are a lot o things these two have in common, and there are some differences. One reason is that they both have championship rings, and teammates that were huge contributors to their success. Secondly they both had the same coach, but on different teams. Lastly they both impacted the game of basketball big time. Bryant and Jordan have a lot of similarities, but there are also things that makes them different. . The first reason why…

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  • Why Do Basketball Players Get Overpaid

    bro is easily the best basketball player we've seen on the court in years, maybe even decades. The self-proclaimed king of basketball has a net worth of around $300 million and rakes in an astounding $70 million annually off his NBA contract and various endorsement and product deals. Number Four: One Of The Highest Paid Basketball Players, Kobe Bryant One of the most well-known players to ever walk the court, Kobe Bryant has had an incredible basketball career that surpasses almost everyone on…

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  • The Triangle Has To Go Analysis

    Jackson was the general manager hiring Knicks fans long dreamed about but never dared believe could happen. His arrival in New York signaled a return to basketball sanity was on the horizon. The problem is, like any good player or GM, Phil Jackson has an ego. He believes he knows the best way forward, both for his team and for basketball. That way is the triangle, the almighty shape that seems to have gone out of style nearly everywhere but MSG. The triangle, which has an almost mystic quality…

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  • Michael Jordan Competitiveness

    Barry had so much love and competitiveness for the game that when he lost his love for the competition when he felt that the game was getting boring he quit, he didn't care about the records or what people thought he cared about how good he could be and when he felt he couldn't get any better he left. Michael Jordan meant more to the game than just six rings and countless records, people say that is someone like Shaq won those rings it wouldn’t have been the same as if Jordan won them because…

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