Essays Tagged: "basketball game"

Why student athletes have become violently competitve. A Cause and Effect essay. Essay has factual evidence & reference to support.

hletes Have Become Violently Competitive?Like father, like son, some say. During a boys junior high basketball game, Johnny deliberately trips an opponent to get the upper hand on a defensive situatio ...

(4 pages) 298 0 4.3 Jul/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Michael Jordan and his legacy in the NBA.

s not. Only through hard work, triumph, and adversity did this man made himself what he is today, a basketball legend.Mike's parents, James and Deloris Jordan, grew up in Wallace, North Carolina, and ... ris Jordan, grew up in Wallace, North Carolina, and met each other at none other than a high school basketball game. On February 17,1963, Deloris gave birth to Michael Jordan. He grew up with three si ...

(5 pages) 54 0 4.7 Feb/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

This is an essay about how my grandfather's story changed my stubborness to a respectful attitude.

RememberI remember it clearly. It was a cold winter night near the end of December. After losing a basketball game for the ninth time of the season I had finally lost all hope and given up. Stomping ...

(2 pages) 42 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The history of basketball, a brief history and information about one of the world's most popular sports.

History of BasketballIn a winter in December 1891, James Naismith, a Canadian physician and educator at Springf ... railing and a soccer ball in a YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) in Massachusetts.The first basketball game was played in 1891, and in 1892 Naismith published the first booklet containing the ... ickly spread nationwide and to other parts of the world. The soccer ball was then replaced with the basketball, the metal hoops and hammock style bucket were introduced in 1893 and the backboards in 1 ...

(3 pages) 51 0 4.4 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Biomehanics

se of support, a center of gravity within the base, and a large mass.Stability is used throughout a basketball game, because all the players movement is in a stable position or he would be in a bad po ... e base of support is the area within and under all parts of the body in contact with the ground. In basketball, a player has to shoot, pass, dribble, and play defense, but with all those criteria, the ...

(4 pages) 23 0 4.2 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Idealistic essay on philosophy

When I was in 7th grade everyone was playing basketball in gym class. It was fun and all but then I saw people playing dodge ball and I thought t ... all but then I saw people playing dodge ball and I thought that would be a lot more fun to do than basketball. So, I left the basketball game and joined the dodge ball game. I did this because I didn ...

(3 pages) 20 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

This is a creative writing piece about wwII called A lesson to Remeber

I remember it clearly. It was a cold winter night near the end of December. After losing a basketball game for the ninth time of the season I had finally lost all hope and given up. Stomping ...

(2 pages) 46 1 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

Erving Goffman's Dramaturgical Sociology at a Basketball Game.

ext with interactions that are a part of our everyday lives. We shall look at for example, how at a basketball game, all four of these types of alienation take place. One may argue, however, that a ba ... use there are very explicit laws, which must be followed. By analyzing the types of alienation at a basketball game, whether it be involving the players on the court, the fans in the stands, or the co ...

(8 pages) 37 0 0.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Presidential Roles

enager, recently inspired the country by scoring 20 points in four minutes in a varsity high school basketball game. Essentially, President Bush met with this inspiring high school basketball player a ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

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

Government In Our Schools

your school every day and you think that every thing is cool and fine. That night your school has a Basketball game in Battle Creek and you walk in the school and it looks exactly like yours. That wou ...

(2 pages) 374 0 0.0 Apr/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Fictional Monthly Entry

nte. Next week we will discuss David Copperfield by Charles Dickens. What a load! 6. Second basketball game of the season. Boy, were we ready. Too bad we lost, 29-28 on a last minute desperati ... NVMFX) at the minimum investment of $250. The five year average return is 6.87 percent! 14. Basketball practice today. I should really be running more, I am getting winded in the first few min ...

(2 pages) 363 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Electronics in school

ties have been cancelled. However, a student had told his parents that he needed a ride to the away basketball game later that day. He's in the middle of a math test so he wouldn't be able to leave to ...

(5 pages) 60 0 4.7 Jan/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Basketball

away from everything or just fly to be flying? Ever since I was a little kid, I wanted to dunk the basketball. All through bam boosters, little league basketball, when we played on eight feet, I alwa ... 't be able to, because I wasn't tall enough. I bet they would change their minds now. I quit basketball and all other sports I played in the seventh grade because my parents got a divorce, and ...

(4 pages) 407 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Miltons paradise lost

rther when he becomes infatuated with his daughter's best friend. After seeing this young girl at a basketball game, Lester succumbs to his delusion of a new and improved life. What he does not realiz ...

(3 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare

Conceptual Modification

nificent one.3) I remember I was about 8 years old when I stepped on the court for my first basketball game. It was at the Richboro junior high school gym. I remember being on the purple team ... nd my team won. At that moment I knew I had a special talent at the sport and that I wanted to play basketball for the rest of my life.4) It was 1998 and I was about to experience graduation f ...

(3 pages) 357 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jeff Diamond

team, and for the love of God, I will not argue about this.Svenghali12 (2:27:58 AM): my first ever basketball game was nets vs. lakers, i was a very big childhood fan and magic was my idol frivulator ...

(4 pages) 573 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

The Reality Of Football

ruiting trip was great; they gave me a host, which is one of the players, and they took me out to a basketball game and then out to the clubs to meet some of the players and hopefully some girls. So, ...

(3 pages) 667 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Extra Curricular Activitiies

use and go to a chorus concert or a play. Everyone likes to go to a Friday night football game or a basketball game on Tuesday night. Extra-curricular activities also benefit the students academically ...

(1 pages) 608 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Drinking and Driving: The Ultimate Drug

days to five years.Secondly, In the book Tears of a Tiger, some friends get drunk after winning the basketball game and go for a drive to go to a party. While on the freeway, they are speeding and the ...

(2 pages) 24 0 0.0 Dec/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Drugs