Michael has four siblings, two were boys and the other two were girls. His brothers names were James R. Jordan jr. and Larry Jordan. His sisters names were Deloris and Roslyn Jordan(Google). In this paper I will be showing you how Michael Jordan changed the way people look at and play basketball. Jordan is an inspiration to most people because he was cut from his varsity basketball team his sophomore year but that didn't stop him.
Every time his father “Jellybean Joe” had a game, Kobe would attend and tried not to miss a game. Instantly, Kobe would challenge himself by studying his father’s moves, and imitate the moves he had studied. Kobe’s grandparents encouraged his dreams about playing basketball and would mail him NBA games and Kobe would study the tapes as well (“JockBio: Kobe Bryant Biography”). During his high school year, Kobe joined his school’s basketball team and led his team to the championship. Because of his authentic skills and keeping up with his grades, he was able to come out of high school and prepare for the NBA Draft.
He would soon move in with his coach, Frankie Walker, after he learned of LeBron nearly dropping out of school. After moving in, he won his elementary school’s attendance award. The Walkers also had him doing chores with the other kids; this little settlement molded him into a responsible kid. “Walker also had a positive impact on LeBron’s basketball. Among other things, he taught the youngster to shoot with his left hand.” It is safe to say Walker was a big contribution to Le... ... middle of paper ... ...n made history scoring 20,000 points as the youngest player.
Maybe he should... ... middle of paper ... .... “This is his fourth year in college basketball, he is absolutely a leader on this team. He understands how things go,” Egwu said. “We look forward to have him teach us new things. He is a huge part of the team.” Though college basketball consumes Rice’s life now, he cannot help but look ahead down the road. “I am not really sure where I’ll be in a few years from now, I hope I am playing somewhere professionally, but we will see,” Rice said.
Jordan was cut from the varsity team as a sophomore. Instead of giving up after failing to make the team, Jordan used it to push himself to greater achievements, practicing hour after hour on the court. “Whenever I was working out and got tired and figured I ought to stop, I’d close my eyes and see that list in the locker room without my name on it.” He eventually made the team and led it to the state championship. (MJ bio) Jordan accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina(Jordan 23). As a freshman Jordan scored the game winning basket at NCAA championship game against Georgetown Hoyas(Jordan23).
When I was nine years old my dad bought me the basketball. The basketball wasn’t like ordinary basketballs, it was white with black stripes coming down it. Everyday after school, my dad would take me to the park so we could play basketball together. As time went on I started to sharpen my skills at basketball and ended up joining my 4th grade team. I was anxious