In high school he want to Charlotte christian church (the Knights), him going into high school he weighed about 125 pounds and was 5’6, and still shot from his waist. His dad said “One day that if he wanted to play in college and in the NBA he had to get had shot up”. Steph says that, that summer was one of the hardest summer’s he has ever been through. His brother Seth Curry that now plays for the Sacramento Kings, says in https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaV5082XQ7Q that “ It was tough for me to watch them in the back yard, late nights, lots of hours every day working on his shot, I mean they broke it down to where he couldn't even shoot, he would be back there sometimes crying, he would work on the game and have to go rep after rep after rep, to the point where he was able to master it”. It was hard for him to do this, and in his sophomore year of high school he was able to try and be drafted into college, he was hoping to make it to one of the big schools around him like; Virginia tech, North Carolina and those other big colleges, but this didn't happen. In his senior year he did get drafted, he got drafted to Davidson college twenty miles from his home. His coach says that he saw greatness. In his first game in college they put him in the starting line up and he had nine turnovers and his coach was contemplating if he should be in the starting lineup and he ended up keeping him there and in the
Stephen Curry is probably the best 3 shooter in the NBA. He can be dribbling more than 10 mphs and set his feet for a jump shoot in just a third of a second.Though he stops so fast there is still no waste in motion. He also release shoots the ball 55 degrees which gives his shoot a bigger target at the rim. As said in a article in the link it says the steeper the shot, the wider the opening is to the rim. Curry release the ball as he is rising which makes it hard for his opponent to block his shot. After picking up his dribble he can get the ball of in four tenths of a second which is the fast release in the NBA today. His shot is so consistent because of muscle memory. Stephen Curry also has proof that the science of how he shoots the ball
Thus far, over his short NBA career, Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Zach LaVine has been known for one thing: his high-flying dunks. Ever since his days at UCLA, that is all people could talk about was his athleticism and high-flying acrobatics. However, its only for so long you can hold that moniker until people wonder is that all you can do?
Instead, Jerry Stackhouse went on to make millions of dollars at the age of 20. He played his rookie season with the Philadelphia 76ers. His team came in last place, and received no glory. Jerry Stackhouse doesn’t have the hype that he had when he came out of college now. Rahseed Wallace decided North Carolina and college basketball was too easy also. After his sophomore year, he went pro. He was drafted by Washington, made millions, rode the bench, was injured, then traded to Portland, and finally forgotten about, all within two years of leaving college. Jeff McInnis was basically forgotten about during the NBA draft, getting drafted by Denver at the 37th pick. He got injured in training camp, then cut a few weeks later.
History is filled with stories of dedicated human rights activists that risked their lives to fight for what they believe in. Three good examples of human rights activists that never gave up are Melba Pattillo Beals, Mahatma Gandhi, and Mother Jones. Melba Pattillo Beals and Gandhi actively worked in fighting for racial equality while Mother Jones worked to improve children’s and workers’ rights. These determined human rights activists never gave up when fighting to improve the rights of persecuted people facing discrimination.
American poets, novelists, and other writers often write about the topic of American identity. In this lesson, you have read excerpts from two texts, “Response to Executive Order 9066” by Dwight Okita, and “Mericans” by Sandra Cisneros. Determine a common theme that both authors establish about the topic. In response to the first sign of American identity I noticed by the sort of stories in the classifications of relatives in style tradition Americans names such as empty and uncle. The next thing I noticed relates to young American identity, regarding childhood. As a result of American culture a couple things that could be experienced and childhood during this period, the narrator tries to avoid falling victim of. For example, the grandmother
Melba Pattillo Beals is a very determined young lady. She presents many strong personal characteristics in her time of integrating Central High School. However, she faces many adversities through this battle for her freedom and equality. During her rough time Beals questions her faith and family. She later learns that her strength and security is in God. In the book Warriors Don’t Cry Melba Pattillo Beals presents the idea that courage, faith, and fear are vital in her search for freedom and equality.
In Warriors Don’t Cry, Melba Patillo Beals uses direct and indirect characterization to generate Melba’s character. Melba’s characterization proposes her ideas about her search for freedom and equality. In the memoir, Beals portrays the idea that both personal strength, faith, and independence are necessary character traits in her fight for freedom and equality.
Imagine you had to fight a war against a formidable army that outnumbered you tenfold; you had very few friends and hardly any weapons at which you could use. This is a great analogy for Melba Patillo Beals’ battle for integration into Central High School, but Melba’s army composed of segregationist and students whose mission was to keep her out of the school. Upon her shoulders Melba carried the responsibility of being one of the first African Americans to integrate a high school in Arkansas, a feat that could only be accomplished by an individual with a strong inner character. In “Warriors Don’t Cry”, Melba Patillo Beals presents the idea that both independence and despondency are necessary character traits in her fight for freedom and equality.
In Response to Executive Order 9066” by Dwight Okita, and “Mericans” by Sandra Cisneros , Both these pieces inspire and tackle a point that is of much concern to many, What makes you an american? In the following paragraph I will be reviewing and comparing both In Response to Executive Order 9066” by Dwight Okita, and “Mericans” by Sandra Cisneros.
America/Americans... what does this mean? Being American can mean many things, where you are from or what race or religion you are as well. These are just a few basic things that can make you feel like an American. But, there are many people who claim they are "Americans" being treated other wise. Examples of this treatment are, "Mericans" from Sandra Cisneros and "Response to Executive Order 9066" by Dwight Okita. In both of these texts, they infer from their point of view, the hardships they faced based on their ethnicity and not being considered an American.
Do you think young people have as big of a voice and power as the government? In Warriors don't cry it is about a young black girl name Melba Pattillo who had played a big part in the Civil Rights Movement. At the age of 16 integrated into Little Rock's Central High School with nine others that were chosen to integrate as well.
Shooting the basketball is the easiest thing to improve. The best way to enhance shooting is to keep practicing. Better shooting greatly increases the teams score and gives the opponents a hard time of catching up. Once a player feels their shot is good enough, they can attempt 3-point shots. There is a line pretty far away from the goal