Essays Tagged: "basketball team"

Basketball's Greatest Players

BASKETBALL'S GREATEST PLAYERS There are many great players who had the talent to be all pro a ... board and take a dollar bill and replaceit with four quarters. One other rumor was he once dunked a basketballbackwards thirty-six times in a row to win a sixty dollar bet. Now to LloydDaniels, said t ... e yearsold. Despite having anything he wanted and UNLV he was caught buyingdrugs and kicked off the basketball team and out of school. Next, the player who did make and continues to rock the up ...

(1 pages) 68 2 3.8 Jan/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

My College Plan. A personal experience

would ever consideringgoing to, I love this college with a deep passion. They have my favorite basketball teamand the also represent Kentucky (The state in which I was born.).    ...

(2 pages) 213 0 3.7 Jan/1996

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Why drug test should be mandatory at schools. persuassive

be the red head behind you gets straight A's, or the tall guy in the green shirt is the star of the basketball team. But do you really know them? You may think that you do, but you probably don't know ... alf of it. That A student might have a drunk for a father, or the brunette's mom is abusive, or the basketball player might be on drugs. Wouldn't you like to know if your classmates were druggies? It ...

(2 pages) 94 2 3.0 Feb/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

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

Terry Fox Run.

hletic from a young age. When he was in grade eight Terry was rated nineteen out of nineteen on his basketball team. For that first season he was on the court for approximately one minute. This did no ... ed to take myself to the limit for these causes." Terry got back into sports and joins a wheelchair basketball team. He took on his new challenge as he usually had. Terry made himself strong by pushin ...

(5 pages) 47 0 3.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Basketball.

BasketballBasketball is a game played on a rectangular court, which is usually indoors. The objectiv ... ends of the court, ten feet above the ground. The rim is connected to a four by six foot backboard. Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the world and it is played by both men and women.Eac ... ch another player or it will be called a foul.Playing offence is the most prominent part of playing basketball. Basic offensive skills include passing, ball handling, shooting, and rebounding. Passing ...

(2 pages) 26 0 3.7 Jun/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Dialogue scene.

e such a far away hotel" asked Chris. Approaching what we dread would be a good 30 min drive to the basketball courts. "Once again, we were late when we signed up for this tournament," says David. "On ... when there's a lot of commotion around",answered Tony. Throughout the past couple of years our club basketball team has grown pretty close. We go on an average of 10-12 weekend tournaments a year and ...

(2 pages) 28 0 3.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A Summary of Classes in Java.

an object of the Radio class. It exists.ii.You are an object of the Student class.iii.The ball the basketball team uses in an object of the Ball class.3.A class consists of two basic things:a.Instanc ...

(2 pages) 108 0 3.9 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Programming Languages

Basketball Position Significance

Basketball teams may have up to twenty some-odd players on a single team. Only five are allowed on t ... although, they can be similar in some ways, depending on a team's strategy. The five positions on a basketball team play an important, integral part; yet there are specific duties assigned to each pla ... t contradicts the technical name of the two positions. However, the shooting guard still shoots the basketball very well in all cases. The shooting guard usually has a higher shot percentage than a po ...

(4 pages) 28 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Olympic Rant

rform accordingly.A case in point: Yesterday the USA's "Dream Team" *ugh* comprised of professional basketball players (the most coddled and overpaid group of individuals ever assembled, IMHO) had the ... o them by Puerto Rico. Now, by the name notoriety and average take-home pay one would assume the US basketball team is unbeatable, but there it is on the first day a first class beating by an average ...

(2 pages) 145 8 3.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The islanders part 2

felt bad for Jennifer, she had a crush on Aaron for a while now, I mean who wouldn't, he is on the basketball team, and he's tall dark and handsome, and his curly black hair, and his dark eyes. Poor ...

(2 pages) 25 1 4.8 Aug/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Poems & Short Stories

Sports Clubs

Ice Hockey, and Basketball are intriguing games played on ice and, and hardwood games in the history of sports. ... Basketball is a great game played with passion and drive. Being created in the early 18th century, basketball is played with two teams consisting of five players each, on a maple hard wood floor ridd ... wood floor riddled with white and red paint to distinguish the common from the elite athletes. Each basketball team has 10 to 15 players; each of the players wear matching knitted jerseys and shorts. ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Differentces and similarities of the movie othello and the movie "O"

" the characters name is Odin and that are similar in many ways. Odin (Mekhi Phifer) is a superstar basketball player that is best friends with Hugo (Josh Hartnett). They play on the same basketball t ...

(3 pages) 87 0 4.8 Oct/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

My Ambition

myself, "Maybe there is a point in having goals. Hmmmm. Well my ambition is to make the school's basketball team. I will be a great inside player since a lot of people consider me as a Sears Tower ... know the coach and know what he is looking for. He will also get to know me. I arranged to have a basketball game every other day with my friend to develop my defensive skills. The other days when ...

(2 pages) 4627 0 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Michael Jordan Bib

Michael Jordan, the best known athlete in the world, is a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many recent NBA championships. He is, by ... ago Bulls to many recent NBA championships. He is, by far, and will be for a time to come, the best basketball player in the history of the game. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in W ... ame. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina and as a freshman scored the winning ba ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.4 Mar/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Seriously Angry Fan

On November 20, 2004 American basketball fans witnessed something shocking when they watched as Ron Artest, a member of the Indian ...

(6 pages) 35 0 4.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

High School

y history teacher never changed his tie or socks, and my homeroom teacher slept her way through our basketball team. Our high school library more often than not had the volumes we neededmissing or def ...

(2 pages) 24 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

A day in zero gravity.

dunk it so I layed it up through my legs.I was 18 years old and 6'3 the forth tallest player on my basketball team; I was the only player who couldn't dunk. Even 5'7 Mike could dunk it, but not me. I ... g, even the coach.Rip was 6 foot and had shoes with a round pump on the front, every time he played basketball he pumped up his shoes. I thought it was the shoes which made him jump higher than the en ...

(4 pages) 13 0 3.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Conclusion - When Owen became the voice

body had the power to oppose Owen, due to the fact that he had information on all of them. Even the basketball team listened to him, "Where do you want it?" (Irving, 389) They did not question Owen's ... n Owen's orders, they simply carried them out. After all, Owen could simply write an article on the basketball players' secrets, and their life at Gravesend would instantly become ruined.To obtain wha ...

(1 pages) 307 0 3.7 Jan/2006

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

"Catcher in the Rye"

l Catcher in the Rye.STEP 2In "Catcher in the Rye", Holden says to Sally, "The guys that are on the basketball team stick together, the Catholics stick together, the goddam intellectuals stick togethe ...

(2 pages) 22 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American