Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James. These are all names that are pretty big names the basketball world. They have all helped evolve the game and helped keep it interesting. I, like some of you, have grown up around the game of basketball. We got to watch some of the all-time best NBA players to play in their prime.
The Legacy of Michael Jordan When someone mentions basketball, what comes to mind? For some it could be their favorite sport. It could be a little child’s dream to play professional basketball. But, for most people, they are reminded of the greatest basketball player to ever play the game. I remember growing up playing basketball in my driveway, counting down the seconds for the last shot.
My fourth and final favorite team is the Orlando Magic with my favorite player Anfernee Hardaway, Horris Grant, and Nick Anderson. My three favorite players in the NBA are: 1)Anfernee Hardaway/ nickname: "Penny" 2)Larry Johnson/nickname: "Grandma" 3)Shawn Kemp/nickname: "Rainman" These players have a lot of talent and I enjoy watching them play. For instance Anfernee is a leader for the team and has good passes, good dribbling, and good shooting skills. While Larry Johnson has good rebounding, pretty good shooting, and good dunking skills. Last but not least Shawn Kemp who has great rebounding and spectacular dunking skills including fancy dunks and great allyoops.
Landon Morrow Mrs. Turner Business Writing 10/9/17 Basketball Basketball is becoming one of the fastest growing sports in the world. Countries all over the world are playing basketball at a rapid pace. Most counties participate in the Basketball portion of the Summer Olympics and a new 3 on 3 portion. (Basketball Equipment and History). The sport has changed so much including pace and style of play, but how did something that started from throwing a soccer ball into a peach basket to being one of the biggest sports in the world.
This shows how America loves its superstars. In conclusion this is how these two allstars are beyond incredible and this is how they show their talents in different ways. This also shows how American culture has changed a lot. We see how Michael Jordan talent differs from Lebron James talent but they are compared too as both “The best to ever play the game of basketball”.
By breaking multiple records and winning six national championships, Michael Jordan became the greatest basketball player of all time. Being a professional basketball player is hard, especially when you have one of the biggest impacts on the world. Jordan has inspired many people in the world, not by his basketball skills but his respect and devotion on and off the court. When Jordan first joined the NBA he started a basketball camp for all kids who wanted to attend to help them get better (Biography.com). Having a impact on the world like Jordan does isn’t as easy as it sounds or looks, Jordan has his family life, and basketball life to worry about too.
It takes a combined effort from different factors of a team to be considered “elite”. This paper will discuss what makes the Miami Heat so special. The Miami Heat are a winning basketball team because of the superb players, wise coaches, and rowdy fans. To start off, the Miami Heat has three of the best players in the league with great role players to fit in perfectly. Lebron James, the best player in the world, leads the Miami Heat.
Its about giving a show, entertaining the world with the passion of basketball. Now each team in the league is in different location. The people who live their support the team of their state, usually. iTs known as the Nielson rating. The lakers earned their highest ratings when they play the celtics in 1980 and created a rivalry between the two.
Introduction: San Antonio Spurs The San Antonio Spurs is one of the best run teams in the National Basketball Association (NBA) today. They are coached by Greg Popovich, and managed by R.C.Buford and owned by Peter Holt. They play to sellout crowds in the AT&T Center with a capacity of 18,500 fans. They are technically a small market team in terms of the city size and the media market. They compete with the large market teams like the Dallas Mavericks, Houston Rockets in the state of Texas and the Los Angeles Lakers, New York Knicks to name a few on the national level.
They made some key trades and picked up some good rookies who would be key in helping them have such a great season. They had a dominant regular season and destroyed the competition from beginning to end winning almost every game. They made a huge run in the postseason taking it all the way and sealing the deal of the best team ever. Many of the players were given awards for their great play on the court. They were the best team to ever play basketball because of smart trades and drafts, great talent, and hard work.