As Jackson became more interested in making music videos for his songs, he started being extremely serious about the work he would put into the videos before they were seen. This dedication would go the same with his live shows and worldwide tours. Identically, Michael Jordan demonstrates the same kind of hard work for his basketball career. Jordan spent many hours at practice with his team and even alone. At some point, Jordan would be sick and would be advised not to play a game, but his determination prevented him from sitting a game out.
Punishment to this team is not playing basketball which is something they love doing and is an opportunity for many of the students to even go to college. The consequence of their behavior is the result of the punishment they will have for not performing well in school to be a part of this basketball team and as a consequence it will result as a punishment. Coach carter also used the theory of Shaping with his team by teaching the students to do something that they did not do usually. These students were used to cutting classes and fail and still be able to play sports. However, the coach would not allowed his team to perform poorly academically and still play basketball.
Nevertheless, I continued on with my dad’s support and mentoring to be the best player the Arkansas River Valley had ever laid eyes on. Now that I had my goal of becoming an NBA player in front of me, I wanted to know how to get there. I began by asking my dad questions about salary, work environment, would it be easy to grow as player and what type of education I would need. NBA Salary Expectations As I continued throughout junior high and High school, my attention was quickly drawn to the amount of money that professional players made for playing a sport they love. Salary expectations for this profession exceeded my wildest dreams and I couldn’t even begin to imagine what I could do if I made that kind of money.
I think that the media should stop worrying about aspects like religion and ethnicity when they say how great an athlete is, and just focus on the athletes skills in that sport. There are probably not many players in the NBA who have the intelligence of a Jeremy Linn, combined with his skill set and work ethic is an unbeatable combination. It will be interesting to see how Jeremy handles Carmelo and Stats when they...return. I think he will do his part - I hope they learn to play with him as all the other Knick players have. It his mental Team attitude that makes him the player he is.
Michelle McIntosh Mr. Adam Musser May 12th, 2011 English He grabs the ball and he shoots while the ball is in the air I keep praying, praying that it doesn’t go in and I win not just the game but his heart our future together is riding on this game if he wins he marries her tomorrow and I have to live the rest of my life with the regret of walking out on him when he needed me the most but at the time I was selfish and basketball had my heart a little more than he did and when the time came to choose between him or it I chose it because I thought just maybe me and it had a better future together. Basketball had a good future for me but in the end something was still missing “HIM” he was the thing missing. He was the missing piece to my puzzle and finally as the ball reaches the hoop it doesn’t go in and win the game and his heart again. The movie “Love & Basketball” by Gina Prince-Bythewood is a masterpiece. A masterpiece moves us.
The counsellor then discusses how Billy can work at applying the same focus and discipline he would on a basketball match to studying for his Junior Certificate exam. This strategy is one in which I not only whole heartedly believe in, but also one that I practice every day at all times. You see, I am aware of how powerful a negative thought can be. One bad thought can cancel out an otherwise entirely good day. It is of the up most importance to be able to express these negative feelings that arise, and to have the tools to do so.
Over that summer I saw myself improve as a player. It also helped that I grew 2 inches over that summer as well, but at the end of it all I thought I was ready for the shot at playing real basketball. When I arrived at the high school for the first day of school I felt like I was in the land of giants even at me standing at 6 foot 2 and a half inches tall. After a few weeks of settling in the fall workouts were starting for basketball and I was excited to go. When I got there it became a different story entirely.
The ages of twelve to about 24, humans go through a time of trying to find their identity. Only coming once or twice in a person’s life, this time is quite hard to go through and always puzzling; this is the time when we find out who we are, and who we want to be. There are so many reasons why every child should receive a trophy, medal, or certificate at the end of a season dedicated to hard work, but on top of working hard, children should earn medals simply due to learning a new sport, listening and respecting their coach, and being a part of a team. Coaching my own little league basketball team for the past two years, I have noticed something very moving that most grows ups lack after growing up; every single kid I have coached, no matter how bad the team may be, puts in just as much effort and dedication to a team that is losing compared to that of a winning team. These children, when absent, aren’t choosing to be missing a practice or game…they only miss due to a family event or a game for another team, never because they simply don’t want to be there.
By the time I reached high school, reading the court was second nature. I do not even think about reading the court, I just do it naturally. All players who are serious about basketball whether it is the NBA, college or high school players know how to read the court. Team practices are essential when it comes to court literacy because the more and more the team plays together, the easier they will be able to read and understand each other on the
Sports Memory Sports have always been enjoyable to me especially when they were competitive but friendly and enjoyable. URA basketball was the most enjoyable version of sports I knew. It was always competitive and people wanted to win, but when you lost or won you would just joke about it at school and had bragging rights for a little while. It gave us something to talk about and everyone played so it always found its way into our conversations. My seventh grade year I had a good URA team.