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  • Playing My Best Game Of My Life

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    Goodish, Badish Basketball The day I played my best. It was in the morning we had to get up to go to are basketball games. Like all morning I was slow and then I played the best game of my life so far. It was a hard game one of the hardest game ever, no it was the hardest game ever. I know what you're thinking,the team played so well together that it was the best they ever played with each other. Even the shy people scored it was great. The score was unbelievable 200 points to 0. But we actually

  • My Best Game Essay

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    Best basketball The day I played my best. It was in the morning we had to get up to go to are basketball games. Like all morning I was slow and then I played the best game of my life so far. It was a hard game one of the hardest game ever, no it was the hardest game ever. I know what you're thinking,the team played so well together that it was the best they ever played with each other. Even the shy people scored it was great. The score was unbelievable 200 points to 0. But we actually lost 89 to

  • Basketball Essay

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    Since its conception in 1891, the sport of basketball has always been a catalyst for excitement that never ceases to amuse its viewers. It not only excites those participating in the sport, but also manages to innervate those who watch from the comfort of their couch. This surge in energy continues to persuade even the most indolent individuals to join in a friendly game of basketball every once in awhile. Basketball has long been praised as an elegant sport because of its focus on accuracy, precision

  • Who Is Dr. James Naismith: A Very Brief History Of Basketball

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    at the Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) in Springfield, Massachusetts (Pruter, Robert, editor. “Basketball.” Basketball, The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago, 1 Jan. 2005). This is how the game of basketball was invented in 1891. The goal in this new game was to put the soccer ball in the opposing teams peach basket ten feet in the air. Every time a team scored they had to stop the game and climb a latter and retrieve the ball from the peach basket. Basketball has changed so much since 1891

  • Information On Future Educational Goals And /

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    dreamed of playing in the National basketball Association (NBA) and traveling the world as a professional basketball player. I did not posses the courage to tell my mother because she wanted my twin brother and I to be accomplished educators or doctors, but even at the age of six, I told myself if I put my mind to it, I could do anything. Making my dream a reality was not easy and there have been many twists and turns. I have had a passion to play basketball since I was six years old. Surprisingly

  • History Of Television And The Nba

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    Zachary Scanlon Jerry Chandler 20 November 2015 COMM 201 The History of Television and the NBA The National Basketball Association, or NBA has grown up over the last few decades. Once on the verge of collapse, and unwanted by television, the NBA has rebounded to become quite possibly the most popular league in the nation. It was through television that the league finally established itself as a worthy opponent to Major League Baseball and the National Football League. The NBA got its first television

  • basketball

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    Maddie Callahan Coach Cook BASKETBALL The American sport of basketball has come a long way since it was invented by James Naismith in 1891. Originally, the game was played with a soccer ball and peach baskets instead of a backboard and rim. There were no holes in the baskets and a ladder was used to retrieve the ball if it did stay in the basket. There were about fifty players on opposing teams and players who committed fouls were sent to a hockey-like penalty box. Today the game has changed

  • Essay on Basketball Needs To Be Fixed

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    Basketball Needs to Be Fixed      Professional and college basketball have become very popular in the hearts and minds of many Americans. Millions of dollars a year are spent on apparel, tickets, and television all generated by people's love for basketball. But in the last couple of years, both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and college basketball have lost a substantial amount of their competition and have caught much criticizim for it. At the heart of this

  • Annotated Bibliography : Women 's Equality

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    world, men’s sports seem to always be in the spotlight while women’s sports do not draw much attention, as if women who play sports are not taken seriously. This happens on all levels of sports, and I have personally experienced it myself through basketball in high school. While the gym would be full for any of the boys’ games, our games had very little support with almost empty bleachers. When it comes to the professional level, when women’s sports do get covered by the media, most people judge female

  • Naismith: A Very Brief History Of Basketball

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    History of Basketball According to fact monster basketball is played around the word by more than 250 million. The game of basketball is the only American sport that has travel around the world than any other American sport. Basketball was invented 1891 in Springfield, Massachusetts by Canadian instructor James Naismith as less injury prone than football. He was trying to find sport that can be played inside during the cold winter The game of basketball quickly became very popular as 20th century

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