is the amount of scoring titles each player had. Kobe is supposed to be the greatest scorer in the league right? For two players, one of which has been in the league far shorter than Kobe, have more scoring titles than he does. Allen Iverson and Kevin Durant both reigned supreme as the NBA’s leading scorer three times each during Kobe’s career. So there could even be a debate if Kobe is the best scorer of his own generation!
Derrick Rose vs. Chris Paul Having a great point guard in the basketball is hard to come around now in the NBA. They have to show good quality such as leadership, basketball IQ, and team work. However there are two great point guards who are highly debuted in the NBA. Derrick Rose and Chris Paul seem to be at the top of their game. The only question is who is better?
In the 1984 Olympics Jordan won the gold medal. He won rookie of the year and averaged 28.2 points per game, 6.5 rebounds per game and 5.9 assists per game, which is really good for a rookie player. In his second year in the NBA the Chicago Bulls with Michael Jordan versed the Boston Celtics in the first round of the Eastern Playoffs. Where Jordan scored 63 points against the Boston Celtics. Which is a remarkable achievement for any player in the NBA.
Compare and Contrast Essay LeBron vs. Jordan “There is no such thing as a perfect basketball player, and I don't believe there is only one greatest player either.” This quote, said by Michael Jordan, sums up a big part of the argument of who is the better basketball player, Michael Jordan or LeBron James. This argument is a very heated topic throughout the basketball world, so I have decided to address it by comparing and contrasting their careers and statistics. Michael Jordan is, no doubt, the most well known name in basketball history. The statistics show that though they have very similar numbers, MJ has the edge on most categories. For example, average points per game and free throw percentage.
With all the power that they have, I think they could beat the Lakers. Another person I forgot to mention, is the very good three point shooter that will also help Miami Heat, is Eddie House. Eddie is another person they just received from the Celtics. In the finals which the Heat will win, three point shots will help them, and assists from Dwayne Wade will also help. Then they
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.
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.
“His Airness”: Michael Jordan “There is Michael Jordan and then there is the rest of us.”-Magic Johnson (Wikipedia 10). Michael Jordan is a retired American professional basketball player. Jordan is widely considered to be the greatest basketball player ever (Jordan 1). He also became one of the most effectively marketed athletes of his generation with sponsors including Nike, Coca-Cola, Chevrolet, Gatorade, McDonald’s, Ball Park Franks, Rayovac, Wheaties, Hanes, and MCI. Jordan has had a long relationship with Gatorade, appearing in over 20 commercials for the company since 1991 (Wikipedia 1, 10).
Why 6 Is Greater Than 24 Webster’s Dictionary defines greatness as being; large in size, remarkable, outstanding in magnitude, superior in quality, grand and powerful. Greatness is showed through perseverance, hard work, determination, and the will to win. There are few players in NBA history that can be considered “great”. Wilt Chamberlain, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Michael Jordan to name a few. Today, Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are two major candidates for the greatest players in NBA history.
The NBA’s popularity and wealth increased dramatically by the time Michael Jordan had been drafted by the Bulls. Through new technologies Michael Jordan and NBA games could be seen around the world. The NBA became a global television goldmine because it was able to capitalize off of Jordan’s global recognition and popularity. Before Michael Jordan had been a Chicago bull the franchise’s wealth had been a meager nineteen million, which number quickly grew to over one hundred and ninety million in a matter of years. The NBA was not the only company to capitalize off of the Michael Jordan phenomenon, corporations such as Nike and Coca-Cola made billions worldwide off of Jordan.