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    9/11 Autobiography

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    The year I was born The year I was born was a memorable year in American history. The year 2001 was the disaster full day of September 11. This was the terrorist attack on the twin towers also known as the World Trade Center. They also attacked the pentagon. In my hometown of Pittsburgh the only news I could find was the weather of the day I was born which was 81 degrees on average. Internationally I saw that some big news was also that of the biggest news in America which was 911 In sports one the best playoff performance had happened. The 2000-2001 Lakers were the team to claim that performance. The record was 16-1 the one loss coming from Allen iverson's 76ers. The lakers were lead by the most dominant player of all time Shaquille O'Neal…

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    New Orleans Pelicans superstar forward Anthony Davis is looking to accomplish a feat that hasn’t been done since the 1999-00 season by Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal. The feat that he is trying to carry out is winning both the MVP and NBA’s scoring title as a big man. As I mentioned, Shaquille O’Neal was the last big man to win both awards in the 1999-00 season as he averaged 29.7 points, 13.6 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game. He also shot 57.4 percent from the field, including 57.5 percent on…

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    Allen Iverson’s album was prohibited from being releases after pressure from the NBA. However, Shaquille O’Neal, Kobe Bryant and Chris Webber all released rap music. The NBA tension with the player’s hip hop culture peaked following the altercation between the Pacers and the Pistons when the fight spilled into stands and involved the fans. David Stern put rules and restrictions into place to prevent the “Iverson-ification” of the League. “It was anti-personal style and anti-hip-hop, I think to…

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    Magic Johnson Biography

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    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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    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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    Nba Research Papers

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    they have played for three leagues: the NBL, the BAA, and the NBA. They have accumulated 16 league championships, 29 conference titles, and a whopping 31 division crowns. Number Six: Hall of Famers Over time, the Lakers have produced a large number of notable players who achieved greatness with induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame. The most notable of these great players are Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Karl Malone, and of course Magic Johnson. Number Five: More Claims to Fame In…

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    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?…

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    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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    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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    Have you ever wondered who are the best among the best with regards to basketball? Have you compared your top 10 players to anyone? Well this article is going to help you out on seeking the top 10 elite basketball players of all time. Their genres may not have been at a single specific time but their greatness amass almost every audience whether past or present. Take a deep look at the top 10. Let's make it a countdown to be more exciting. 5) Hakeem "The Dream" Olajuwon There's no other center…

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