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.
When came time to play his former school, Wellpinit, he started his first game. He scored only three points, but shut down his best friend/ best enemy, Rowdy. Reardan went on to beat Wellpinit by 44 points. Sherman Alexie has been noted for his love of basketball as a player, and a fan. He happens to be a huge fan of the Oklahoma City Thunder, and even testified for the then Seattle Supersonics to stay in Seattle until there lease at the KeyArena in Seattle was to expire in the year 2010.
Not surprisingly, Bryant was offered scholarships to almost every major college and university in the country. Not only was he a brilliant basketball player, he was also a good student, scoring an above-average 1,100 on his Scholastic Aptitude Test. Bryant and his parents remained coy about his future, however. They realized that they faced a momentous decision: whether to bypass college completely and go straight into the NBA draft. Vanessa met Kobe Bryant in November 1999.
He one day hopes that he can go pro, and play for a large football powerhouse in England or Spain. Niall is primate example of person who proves my theory. Next, the second person I had interviewed was a good friend of mine Reggie. Reggie is 33 years of age and his sport is basketball. When I normally go to play pickup games I Reggie is one of the people I play with.
First of all their age is identical. Adrian and Chris are both 24 years old. Both Adrian and Chris were introduced and played football from a young age. Both were successful athletes in high school. Chris Johnson placed second in the state in the Florida 4A track state championships showing off his blazing speed which he would later boast having the fasted 40 yard dash in the history of the NFL.
They were his 2 favorite NBA teams ever. Both teams were Strong and lacking a Strong point guard. Plus he had connection to both teams’ managers and owners through his dad. His dad was Kobe Bryant who is the second best basketball player in history, second to the one and only Michael Jordan. Kobe retired at 36 after reinjuring his Achilles tendon.
Two years later, he enrolled in the D.C.Virgo Junior High School, where he played the three sports that he still loves today: basketball, baseball, and American football. In 1980, at the age of seventeen, he got a scholarship to play basketball at the University of North Carolina. Michael led his team to win the State Championship of the State in the second division, and was named Rookie of the Conference
James was raised by his single mother without a real role model in his life. In the fourth grade, James dropped out of school. His Pee Wee football coach Frankie Walker took James into his home in Akron, Ohio (Freedman 12). The fact that LeBron had to work for everything in his life from the point when he was a child shows his determination and his greatness at even a young age. Like most NBA players, James and Bryant had amazing high school careers.
His family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina, when he was only seven years old. He attended Emsley A. Laney High School where he began his high school athletic career by playing basketball, baseball, and football. During his sophomore year, he tried out for the varsity basketball team but he was deemed too short to play at that level at 5 feet 11 inches tall. The following summer he grew four inches and trained rigorously. His hard work then paid off when he averaged a triple double: 29.2 points, 11.6 rebounds, and 10.1 assists over his final two seasons of high school play.
Eddie doesn’t have a man in his life other than coach who tries to guide him. He only has one best friend which is jose. He doesn’t trust anyone other than coach, and jose. My step grandad the teach me everything i need to know how to be man. He used to be a basketball star when he was in highschool he thought me how to play basketball.