NBA All-Star Weekend

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  • Nba All-Star Night Research Paper

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    NBA All-Star Weekend is in books, and it might have been one of the better All-Star Weekends in several years. Although the All-Star Game wasn’t as competitive as most had hoped, the pageantry surrounding the event was at an all-time high as Kobe Bryant’s farewell tour made its latest stop at the Air Canada Center in Toronto. The Slam Dunk Contest might have been the best ever, the Three-Point Contest came down to teammates and likely the two best shooters in the world, and a big man pulled off the

  • Book Report : ' The Beasts Of The East Basketball '

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    event every small infant, to up and coming middle school player, high school stars, and some past NBA legends found pleasure in. Exhilarating and dramatic, the Beasts in the East Basketball Tournament was about to start, and the two best players in the East were the brothers Jermaine and Chauncey Collin. Before I go any further, the Beasts in the East Basketball Tournament was an annual event like an NBA All-Star Weekend. The tournament includes the best players on the East side of America and host

  • Case Study: The Boston Celtics

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    The Boston Celtics had a great run until the Atlanta Hawks brought that to an end. Everyone in a Celtics jersey contributed, making the playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks, very exciting for all fans. Now Danny Ainge must start thinking about their plans for the offseason. In preparation for next season, Danny Ainge needs to go out and find a player that will complement the other pieces that made up the 2015-2016 roster. Everyone knows this to be true, so why doesn’t Ainge make a big move

  • The American Dream By Thomas Wolfe

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    and his vision can combine to make him." The american dream has changed from the 1920s to the present dramatically. The 1920s was a decade of exciting social changes and profound cultural conflicts Sexual mores, gender roles, hairstyles, and dress all changed profoundly during the 1920s. But for many others, the United States seemed to be changing in undesirable ways. The result was a thinly veiled "cultural civil war," in which a pluralistic society clashed bitterly over such issues as foreign immigration

  • King Of The Court : Bill Russell And The Basketball Revolution

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    King of the Court: Bill Russell and the Basketball Revolution brings a fresh perspective to the life of one of the National Basketball Association’s most iconic and prominent players of all time. Bill Russell is known for his tenacious and innovative style of basketball play, but rarely does his background get much attention. Aram Goudsouzian takes a detailed look into the life of 6’10” Bill Russell, making note of not only his authority on the court, but also his background, culture, and attitude

  • Personal Narrative: Orlando Magic

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    ones. But it all comes back in the year of 2009 when I was watching the Los Angeles Lakers play the Orlando Magic for the championship. Just thinking about that day brings a smile that runs from ear to ear. That was the

  • Analysis Of Pumped Up Kicks

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    When listening to a song no one ever pauses the music and thinks about the true meaning behind it. Several songs have meanings but some of the artists produce those songs to create an awareness. “Pumped up Kicks” by Foster the People is a song the band created to raise awareness of school shootings. I have always listened to this song, but I never found out the story behind it until this year. Listening to this song now has changed my perspective on listening to music. Songs have a reason for everything

  • Nike Commercial : A Commercial Analysis Of Ike's Commercial

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    ike’s Equality Advertisement The “Equality” Nike commercial is a powerful commercial for all individuals as it inspires them to bring positive change in their communities. The focal message of Nike’s advertisement is that equality has no borders, it can overcome anything on its paths, and together we can help equality reach infinite borders. Because one person's, race, religious belief, sexuality does not define what equality is. Therefore, there is no one better than others. The purpose of the

  • Pros And Cons Of All-Star Athletes

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    On October 3, 2017, the NBA said the traditional All-Star Game would have a new format. In previous years, the All-Star Game consisted of 12 players from the Western and Eastern Conference each. The players were chosen by fan voting, media, and fellow players. However, over this year’s offseason, many All-Star athletes migrated towards the west. A report showed that when looking at the top fifteen NBA athletes, only Lebron James was in the east. The NBA realized that the game would be lopsided and

  • The Global Impact Of The National Basketball Association

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    Introduction to NBA The National Basketball Association is the premier most professional basketball league in America, it is formed by 30 franchised member clubs spread in 29 countries inside the U.S and one in Canada. The NBA is also part of USA Basketball which is part of FIBA or International Basketball Federation. Going back to its beginnings, the league was first founded in 1946, New York City, and at first it was called the Basketball Association of America (BAA), but later on the leagues