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Nba Championships Essay Examples

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What It Takes to Be a Basketball Player
“Even when I’m old and grey, I won’t be able to play it but I’ll still love the game.” This is what my role model Michael Jordan said during his last year with the Washington Wizards. Michael Jordan is a basketball icon for many learning basketball players and takes a great amount of time from his busy schedule to teach kid...
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A Discussion on Why Wilt Chamberlain is the Greatest NBA Player
Why Wilt Chamberlain is the Greatest There have been many greats to play the game basketball, but we have never, and maybe never again, see the likes of Wilt Chamberlain. His entire life Wilt Chamberlain made the improbable look routine. No professional athlete in any team sport combined the size, strength, and fluid...
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NBA Invades the Internet Market
In 1993 the National Basketball Association entered the world of internet by initiating NBA.com, their official home site. The impact it has had on the league is unique, and I will discus how the internet made NBA the global league it has become. Specifically I will look at the introduction of live Web cast games. Ab...
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An Introduction to the Economic Effects of the NBA Lockout
Economic Effects of the NBA Lockout The National Basketball Players Association lockout greatly affected the United States economy. Greedy team owners and greedy players fighting over large amounts of money caused the lockout. In March of 1998, team owners felt that they were paying players too much money, causing clubs to...
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The Economic Impact of the NBA Lockout
Every basketball fan in the world, and especially the United States is
wondering what is going on with the NBA lock out. People in Los Angeles,
Miami, Charlotte which is close to home, and every other city that host
an NBA organization are wondering what is going on. Its a clash between
the players and the owners that has h...
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An Analysis of the Dress Code in NBA
When the NBA dress code was put into place it was to correct many problems the commission perceived. The dress code requires players to wear Business Casual attire whenever they are engaged in team or league business. Meaning they must wear a long or short sleeved dress shirt and/or sweater. They must have dress slacks, kha...
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A Look at NBA in Canada
THE NBA IN CANADA When the city of Toronto was granted an NBA franchise, the team was faced with a very unique challenge. How can a team, which plays a winter sport, effectively market itself in a hockey-crazed country? Although basketball was popular in small pockets around the province despite the lack of an NBA team,...
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A Look at the Economic Effects of the NBA Lockout
Economic Effects of the NBA Lockout The National Basketball Players Association lockout greatly affected the United States economy. Greedy team owners and greedy players fighting over large amounts of money caused the lockout. In March of 1998, team owners felt that they were paying players too much money, causing clubs to...
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The Attitude of People towards NBA Games Since the Advent of Television
"Hello everyone and welcome to the NBA Finals game one! We will be right back to cover the tip off on NBA on NBC!" This is what you would hear nowadays when TV as completely changed the game in the NBA. Before, it used to be real hard working people who had talent and entertained us by playing the game of basketb...
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Examination of the Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup playoffs are a perfect example of an aerial expectation
that turned out far from what I, and the rest of the Vancouver Canucks
fans anticipated. The Canucks fans had so much enthusiasm and belief in
the Stanley Cup that we felt we could win it; however, the first goal
determines much of the game, and the fir...
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My First Performance at a Jazz Show in School
Last month, my band teacher told our jazz band about a show we had to perform at. It was at the new Save-on-Foods Memorial Arena for the finals of the World Curling Championships. First off, what a tasteless name, the Save-on-Foods arena, and secondly, I dislike curling, because I bumped my head once curling. My first thou...
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An Overview of the Dan Gable's Wrestling Career in the United States' History
Dan Gable is recognized many as the greatest amateur wrestler in U.S. history. He is known by many to be a good coach, wrestler, and friend. He was regarded as the nation's most successful wrestling coach. Gable is a brilliant wrestler (Garlits 34 and Lippy 161). Dan Gable was born on October 25, 1948 in Waterloo, Iowa. H...
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A Discussion of the NCAA Women's Basketball Championships
On April 4th, 2007 radio shock jock Don Imus, began discussing the NCAA Woman’s Basketball Championships. During the show Imus characterized the Rutgers University woman’s basketball team players as “rough girls” commenting on their tattoos. He even went as far to call them “nappy-headed hoes.вЂ...
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A Compilation of Five Facts about Dominique Moceanu
English Vicky Ho Yonkers Middle 7-10-00 Dominique Moceanu An American Dream Introduction by Bela Karolyi Five Facts About Dominique Moceanu: · I learned she was the youngest competitor/ champion in the U.S. National Championships. · I learned she was a fan of her coach Bela Karolyi before training with him because s...
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The Victory Behind Every Failure
The streak of white is tinted onto the grass, marking the beginning of the three-mile pursuit. One hundred and forty-two runners step behind the line. “One minute.” Noise emanates from the coaches and the spectators, but a silence overcomes the athletes. One hundred and forty-two minds, some full of anxiety and fear, and ot...
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Is Winning Important?
A well-known coach once said, “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” I disagree with this statement because winning isn’t the most important thing in an individual’s life. When an individual loses then they learn from it, play for the love of the game, and know what their life values are. One of the most importa...
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NBA Draft of High School Players
On the year 2008, the NBA has stopped allowing professional basketball teams to draft high school players. The new rule is that a player has to attend college for at least a year before being eligible to be drafted in the NBA. I believe otherwise, being able to draft high school players is better for both the NBA teams, and...
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NBA Star Kevin Durant
I believe Kevin Durant is one of best NBA players because of he's hard work, and intensity to pick up the slack of other players. But what makes Kevin Durant one of the best? Could it be he’s height? Could be he’s strength? Could it just be that God given talent? But his new Gatorade commercial explains it all. Kevin has al...
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Athletics in the Marketing and Advertising Fields
If you look at the landscape of professional sports in today’s time, you’ll notice that athletes rule the marketing and advertising field. From basketball, baseball, football, and even NASCAR various prominent athletic figures grace commercials, billboards, as well as magazine covers and articles. In the 21st century, since...
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The Day I Discovered My Hobby: Basketball
Six Grade was what you call a renaissance year in my lifetime. Growing up with seven brothers sports was big. Bigger than anything I can imagine the only thing bigger than was our compaction. We would compete over anything and everything. I mean Watching basketball on television was amazing. ESPN and ABC 15 brought all...
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An Essay on Athletes Being a Role Model
Athletes As Role Models Athletes As Role Models An athlete with undying will, tremendous courage, awesome defense, and unbelievable scoring. Michael Jordan, a man who seems to be without a weakness, makes a great role model for youths and adults (Role Models on). Michael Jordan shows he is also a great person off the court...
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How Tracy McGrady and Steve Francis Can Be Considered Equals
It's amazing that the mainstream media can consider the recent trade between the Houston Rockets Steve Francis and the Orlando Magics Tracy Mcgrady as a "swap of superstars." That has to be one of the most ignorant statements written, after all these are two different players in all aspects. Tracy Mcgrady is a sel...
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A Narrative of How Dirk Nowitzki Git His Basketball Abilities and His Other Talents
A person may wonder how Dirk Nowitzki has changed life. He is more than one of the best basketball players in the world, and without him, there would be starving, dehydrated children in the world that need help. A good question would be "How did Dirk Nowitzki get all of his talent?" A part of the answer would be...
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Party Welcomes NBA Back to City
Party welcomes NBA back to city By MARY FOSTER AP Sports Writer October 30, 2002 NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Twenty-three years after it was dumped by the NBA, basketball returned to New Orleans. Naturally, the city threw a party. A shindig complete with fortune tellers, face painters, dancers, bands and a standi...
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A Discussion on the NBA Season
Although the New York Knicks were victorious over the New Jersey Nets tonight, it looks as though neither team will be competing for the Championship Ring this year. Neither the Knicks nor the Nets seem to have the team chemistry or the individual talent to be championship contenders. Tonight, however, the Knicks consistent...
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