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.
1992 Dream Team vs. 2012 Team The 1992 Dream Team has been known to be the greatest team in sports history. But during the 2012 Olympics, Kobe Bryant made a comment about his basketball team as being “younger, more athletic, and could beat the 1992 U.S Men’s Basketball “Dream Team””(Duhaime 1). Bryant’s statement started a huge debate with the 1992 Dream Team fans by comparing the two teams, but still so many people still wonder, could the 2012 team beat the 1992 Dream Team? Duhaime makes some valid points that prove that the 1992 Dream Team could overcome the 2012 team. Duhaime analyzes the two teams and compares the statistics.
They are not ready to play side by side their professional counterparts because of lack of experience and immaturity. Eddy Curry is an example of someone who bypassed college to go pro. Eddy was picked fourth overall in the 2001 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls. He was considered to be the greatest high school basketball player of all time and was predicted to have instant success in the NBA. Well, to say the least, Eddy was a huge
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.
Sherman Alexie has brought himself into his writing by including some of his personal experience in this young adult novel. In the novel, a underlining plot in the story is Junior’s run through his freshman basketball season on the Varsity team at Reardan High School. He makes varsity after an intense battle with the teams best player, Roger. Even though he is the best shooter on the team, Junior felt he wouldn’t get a lot of playing time, which at first he doesn’t, but then he becomes the teams spark plug, their 6th man, averaging 12 points off the bench. When came time to play his former school, Wellpinit, he started his first game.
Michael Air Jordan Michael Jordan has been considered the greatest basketball player to ever play. He was born on February 17th 1963 in Brooklyn New York. As a sophomore he was a skinny 5-11 guard who got cut from his basketball team but after the next summer he grew to 6-3 and was starting to become really good at basketball. He started his basketball stardom at North Carolina University after he made a game winning shot to help North Carolina win the NCAA championship. During his sophomore year in college he was named College player of the year.
Jordan has more titles, but more importantly he demolishes Kobe in Finals MVP’s, which is a much more telling award for a great champion. Why does the Finals M.V.P. award mean so much? The Finals M.V.P. award is given to the most outstanding performer during the championship series.
There are more players influenced by Jordan's game than anyone else in NBA history. Jordan is the player every elite player today gets compared to. He's such an amazing and influential player that even people who never saw him play know he's top 3. Michael Jordan had a great impact on society. Jordan changed the people's perspective on basketball.
Moreover, being surrounded by the best players, coaches and staff, athletes strive to be the best they can physically be, but dedication plays a key role in making the difference between being the better and being the best. Michael Jordan, for example, was cut from his high school basketball team, but with dedication, he worked hard and ended up playing in the NBA. Jordan would stay after practice, play on the weekends, and work in the off-season striving to get better. He had the dedication to make 1000 jumpers a day, becoming the best to ever play the game. The best athletes in the world have an incredible amount of dedication, for it is not easy, but being
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.