Essays Tagged: "Basketball court"

Basketball

Basketball is an athletic sport, usually played on an indoor court in which two competing teams of f ... gh field goals or foul shots, wins the game. Because of its continuous action and frequent scoring, basketball is one of the most popular spectator as well as participant sports in the world.Court and ... ll as participant sports in the world.Court and TeamsThe measurements of American and international basketball courts differ slightly. The basketball court is a rectangular area ranging in size from a ...

(6 pages) 154 1 5.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Title: Prowess of Blazejowski. It elaborates a woman's achievement and success in the field of basketball. It also points out that stereotypes in women.

PROWESS OF BLAZEJOWSKICarol Blazejowski, who always made it a point to show up at the local basketball court with her own ball and spent her time playing with boys on pickup courts, was born o ... s, was born on September 20, 1956 in New Jersey. She studied at Cranford High School with no girl's basketball team. Since she was born to play basketball, she didn't hesitate to tell the school's ath ...

(2 pages) 50 1 4.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

ShaKobe.

. He is an overwhelming body for the opposing team, both on the offensive and defensive ends of the basketball court. On the offensive end, Shaq is averaging 26.5 points a game and is shooting 53.4 pe ... d in becoming one of the elite players in the N.B.A.Although Shaq and Kobe play different styles of basketball, both on the offensive and defensive ends of the court, they are both the best in their p ...

(2 pages) 29 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Descriptive Essay about a pitbull attacking basketball players at the basketball court 2 paragraph essay

ements of the dog or do you take your chances in the footrace for your life?It's another day at the basketball court, neighborhood guys congregated for a couple of pickup games. The bright sun beamed ... Here comes the H2O, they it sucked down like vampires drinking blood. Out the corner of one of the basketball player's eyes he saw a dog. This mysterious dog stood no less than ten feet away. Not any ...

(3 pages) 75 0 4.3 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Park

snow on the ground defending the goal. Almost nightly my friends and I would go there set up in the basketball court and take some shots before starting the hockey game. The game was usually 3 on 3, I ...

(1 pages) 37 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays > Travel Descriptions

Ronaldo was born on the 22nd of September of 1976 in Bento Ribeiro, a suburb of Rio de Janeiro.

club team, Tennis Club Valqueire, where he played indoor soccer. He played with a size 2 ball on a basketball court. The ball had very little bounce which meant the ball was always on the ground. Thi ...

(5 pages) 44 0 4.3 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Directors

Basketball.

Basketball is not a sport for everyone it takes a lot of dedication, strength, and teamwork. I have ... that really yells a lot and never says any positive comments, but he knows what he is doing on the basketball court. All that's left is sweat and tears on the floor. The crowd is on their feet as if ... am doesn't have time to score again before the buzzer runs out and we win the game by one point.The Basketball court is a special place to me because it's my passion, my calling. Basketball is more th ...

(3 pages) 35 3 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Basketball is....

What is it?Basketball is a fast moving game that can be played on both indoor and outdoor courts. The object of ... minute quarters. There are shorts break between each quarter, and at halftime.At the beginning of a basketball game, both teams send five players each onto the court. The game begins with a jump ball ... eld goal. The opposing team tries to block the shots and prevent the ball from going into the basketBasketball youth leagues generally accept boys and girls beginning at age 5.The size of the basketba ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Descriptive essay: The Broken Leash

ime or another has seen a neighbor's ferocious dog off the leash wandering. It's another day at the basketball court, neighborhood guys reunited for a couple of pickup games. The bright sun beamed dow ... water, the one that players sucked down like vampires drinking blood. Out the corner of one of the basketball player's eyes he saw a dog. This mysterious dog stood no less than ten feet away. Not any ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

The Tournament

isgusting smell of locker room fades and is replaced by the fresh, lemony scent of mat cleaner. The basketball court has been transformed into a wrestling arena. There are six mats on which there will ...

(2 pages) 10 0 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Sport Psychology in the Film "Coach Carter"

by Thomas Carter, sport psychology is used effectively to enhance the performance of a high school basketball team. However, this improved performance is not limited to the basketball court, it exten ... lm, many sport psychology techniques are used to turn the immature teenagers of the Richmond Oilers basketball team into a group of intelligent, successful young men. The most important technique is g ...

(7 pages) 64 0 4.3 May/2007

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The Basketball Court

resembles a mirror, the floor perfectly waxed, but in the end I still feel the same. My place is a basketball court.When I was younger, I never cared about anything related to basketball, but unfortu ... what have I been doing, and I told them how I practiced over the summer.After years of playing, the basketball court became like my home or like a throne anywhere I went in Queens, NY. If I had stress ...

(3 pages) 14 0 3.0 Dec/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

An Analysis of the Book Our Am

pride in their community since its appearance is rundown and nothing is kept up. The cracks in the basketball court's cement have weeds growing out of them; proving the unkempt conditions.The childre ... rge of developing organized activities for the children to participate in. There would be baseball, basketball, and football teams. There would also be after school programs. The after school center w ...

(5 pages) 964 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Memorable Experience

eams start to stretch and warm-up. Us and Robbinsville warmed up first. When we entered the gym the basketball court was covered with two enormous wrestling mats. Robbinsville was already warming up o ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Hoosiers- A Comparison To Life

rs- A comparison to life Hoosiers is the story of the Hickory Huskers, an underdog basketball team from a small Indiana state high school who eventually make it all the way to the sta ... ry. If it weren't for the combined efforts of the team, the Huskers would have never left their own basketball court. Determination is another lesson demonstrated in the film. Coach Norm Dale w ...

(1 pages) 977 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Who I Am to Others

ical training through internships and volunteer positions at local hospitals and clinics. My basketball coach will document my athletic prowess, my willingness to adhere to a rigid training reg ... ense of optimism and gives me a positive way to interact with teenagers. I love working with future basketball stars, giving back to the sport the same enthusiam, dedication and support that my childh ...

(1 pages) 468 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

The Man: The Story of John Wooden

Ten NCAA basketball national championships in 12 years, 885 NCAA victories, two consecutive undefeated basket ... ne incredible coach. Think that that is impossible? Well think again, because John Wooden, the UCLA basketball coach from 1948-1975, accomplished all of these things and more in his tenure as head coa ... to learn, while passing along what he knew to those willing to listen. John Wooden was the greatest basketball coach to ever live; his ability to motivate his players through personal pride and having ...

(1 pages) 398 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Descriptive Essay : Playing Basketball

Basketball is not a sport for everyone it takes a lot of dedication, strength, and teamwork. I have ... that really yells a lot and never says any positive comments, but he knows what he is doing on the basketball court. All that?s left is sweat and tears on the floor. The crowd is on their feet as if ... am doesn?t have time to score again before the buzzer runs out and we win the game by one point.The Basketball court is a special place to me because it?s my passion, my calling. Basketball is more th ...

(3 pages) 27 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Case Study Analysis Part A (Power Play for Howard)

When Juwan Howard entered the National Basketball Association (NBA) in 1994, he might have been considered the George Harrison of basketbal ... He is a top producer on the bullets team and is loved in his city for his work ethic on and off the basketball court; therefore, re-negotiating his contract with the bullets is in Juwan's best interes ... ow Juwan will only get better in skill and leadership, continuing to produce good statistics on the basketball court, and possibly helping to lead his team to a championship. In Pat Riley's case he al ...

(6 pages) 788 0 5.0 Oct/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Power Play for Howard

nalysis: Power Play for HowardBelow is an observation of negotiations that occurred in the National Basketball League, between star player Juwan Howard, the Washington Bullets' and the Miami Heat duri ... while Howard as a free agent.Juwan Howard had developed into a star during his time in the National Basketball Association (NBA). After completing his first contract season with the Washington Bullets ...

(6 pages) 132 0 0.0 May/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making