Establishing Credibility: With it being March and all I have found a new respect for the young men and women who play college basketball. General Purpose: To inform Specific Purpose: To inform my audience of some history of the NCAA. Central Idea: There are four main points that will help you understand the game of college basketball (1) how it was invented, (2) some of the great coaches, (3) some of the great players, and (4) the madness that is now March. BODY I. The first interesting point is how it was invented A.
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.
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.
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
Understanding where their teammates are and helping them score. They have great defense. In fact they both were in the top 20 players to average 2 or more steal per game. This makes them even great basketball players. Since high school, Rose has
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. During his senior year he was selected to the McDonald’s All-American Team for his outstanding play throughout the season (Wikipedia 2-3). In 1981, Jordan earned a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina, where he majored in cultural geography. Over his freshman year, he averaged 13.4 points per game and was named ACC freshman of the Year, all under
During his sophomore year in college he was named College player of the year. Throughout his carrier he was given the nickname “Air Jordan” for his ability to “Fly through the lane to make a shot.” When he came into the NBA he immediately started to become great at basketball. He was the third pick in the 1984 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. The two people who were picked ahead of him were Hakeem Olajuwon who was drafted by the Houston rockets and Sam Bowie who was picked by the Portland Trailblazers. In the 1984 Olympics Jordan won the gold medal.
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.
Roy Ghantous Professor Osborne Sociology 1001 10/2/2012 Nothing to Nothing Allen Iverson is well known for playing the point guard and shooting guard position in the National Basketball Association. Iverson began his childhood attending Bethel High School where he played both football and basketball. He earned the Associated Press High School Player of the year award for both sports and also won the Division AAA Virginia State Championship in both sports. Iverson was able to receive an athletic scholarship
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.