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.
History of NCAA Basketball INTRODUCTION Attention Getter Statement: What do you think of when I say baskeball? High School? Professional? What about college? Establishing Credibility: With it being March and all I have found a new respect for the young men and women who play college basketball.
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.
When I normally go to play pickup games I Reggie is one of the people I play with. Reggie is a African American who plays, and loves basketball with all his heart. He started to play basketball at the age of 13 when he was in the 6th grade, and he eventually fell in love with the game. Reggie is a not as active as he once use to be, and requires stretching before, and after the games to make sure he doesn’t feel any pain. He plays twice
Ryan Peete English 1A Ramos 1/16/13 Minorities Trials And Triumphs Based on the true story of Coach Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) and high school basketball team the Richmond Oilers, Coach Carter helps out a discouraged coach as he takes on the job as the new head coach; However, he slowly begins to apply his hard and rigorous workout routine to show the young athletes how to stretch not only the body but the mind as well. When the team and the parents cause animosity about how grades aren’t more important than basketball, Carter locks down the gym and ultimately canceling practice and games in an attempt to make the Oilers winners on and off the court and strive for a future. In the film Coach Carter, Carter although insensitive to the n-word, strives to teach young minority student athletes to respect each other, gain an education and lose their stereotypical thug personas. In the film Coach Carter the n-word is used very loosely and asserted throughout the movie by the diverse group of athletes to identify each other as brothers are friends, not knowing they are being bias, not only to themselves but to others around them as well. Timo Cruz one of the primary actors in this film has shown himself to be a lost street thug who has no aspirations in life but to play basketball and sell drugs.
Running head: CASE STUDY ANALYSIS PART A: “POWER PLAY FOR HOWARD” Case Study Analysis Nicole Lilly, Joshua Hudanish, Jamie Enriquez Jr., Robert Riley, Justin Perry MGT/445 March 1, 2010 Case Study Analysis Negotiation is a common problem people use to formulate a decision and handle disputes. For example, in 1994 Juwan Howard was drafted into the National Basketball Association. Juwan worked hard, carried himself with dignity and class both on and off the basketball court. During Juwan Howard’s sophomore season he placed statistics of past superstars. Howard almost was the highest paid basketball player during the 1996 and 1997 season, but his contract was voided by the NBA.
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.
When I grow up I want to be just like Lebron James. I mean how cool would it be to go to the NBA right from High School. I got all this information from Google, Ask Wikipedia, and Wiki Answers. Now that the Miami heat received Lebron James and Chris Bosh, they already had Dwayne Wade, I think they will go to the finals and win. With all the power that they have, I think they could beat the Lakers.
Michael Jackson is titled the greatest entertainer, while Michael Jordan is titled the greatest basketball player. Despite their contrasting careers, both Jackson and Jordan can share the abbreviation because of their dedication to their career, accomplishments, and influence on the younger generation. First of all, Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan were commented on about their hardworking standards for their careers. Michael Jackson was said to lock himself away when writing music and spent numerous hours perfecting his dance moves. 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.
Autobiographical Narrative of the Start of My Basketball Career Devin Bliss This paper is on my life as a basketball player. And that life started when I was 12 and was talked into trying it out at the YMCA. I had a blast playing and I had an amazing coach. His name was Coach Roland Parks and he is a big part of me deciding to play real basketball instead of the recreational league I played in. Coach Parks saw that I was gonna b real tall and he played me at the center position on the court.