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    Anfernee Hardaway (Penny)

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    recorded 2 triple-doubles; and set a school single-season record for points with 729. He was named conference Player of the Year, a First-Team All-American, and a finalist for the Naismith and Wooden Awards. The Orlando Magic, who had secured Shaquille O'Neal with the No. 1 pick in the 1992 NBA Draft, won the NBA Draft Lottery again in 1993. The team took Michigan's Chris Webber with the No. 1 pick and immediately traded him to the Golden State Warriors for Hardaway and three first-round draft picks

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    Alexis Becerra Mrs. Batey English IV 19 October 2018 Kobe Bryant Kobe Bryant is said to be one of the best basketball players of all time. His will to win and dedication is what separated him from everyone else. His competitiveness was on another level. Tough obstacles were put in his way that changed his life. He went through hard times in his personal life, but he always looked at the bright side, which was basketball. Kobe Bean Bryant, son of Joe “Jellybean” Bryant, was born in August 23, 1978

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    Jewel case and the Olympic bombing and the TWA flight 800 that blew up over New York. The media jumped to numerous conclusions that had us lost. Do you think these people worry about what fund raiser Michael Jordan attended and about what Shaquille O'Neal did on Thanksgiving for the needy? No. They are more interested in what color Dennis Rodman's hair is and what he wore last night at Excalibur. I had to go through days of research to find out that Chicago Bears star Chris Zorich has started

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    winning attitudes would allow the coming decade, to of NBA basketball to be just as historic as the previous one had been. Despite their stylistic differences, Shaquille O’Neal and Tim Duncan shared a knack for success. The begining of this era saw eight of the next nine NBA champions teams lead primarily by either Shaq or Duncan. Shaquille O’Neal, whose endless amount of nicknames, including the The Big Aristotle, Shaq Daddy, Shaq Diesel , stemmed from his dominant, loud style of play, as well as his

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    forces to ever step on a basketball court: Shaquille O’Neal. Known as “Shaq” or “The Big Diesel,” O’Neal holds countless records and accolades that have defined his career as one of the greatest to ever play. His name is in conversation with other greats such as Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Karl Malone as one of the most influential and physically dominating players in the history of the NBA. Shaquille O’Neal has not only brought life back to the

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    transformation; they came from “rock bottom in the 2007-08 NBA season, to the top of the hill in 2013. In 2007, Dwayne Wade, the star player at the time, was plagued by injuries. Miami hit rock bottom with a league worst 15-67 record” (Todd, 2). Shaquille O'Neal, one of the other star players, was traded to the Phoenix Suns midway through the season. Pat Riley, the president and head coach of the team at the time, resigned as head coach after the season, but kept his position as team president. Long-time

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    Racism in the NBA

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    NBA basketball is an exciting sport. The NBA features such star players as, Michael Jordan, Allen Iverson, Keith Vanhorn, and John Stockton. You could ramble on all day about Pro basketball. And two big questions always come up when talking about pro basketball. Why are 2/3 of the NBA players black? And do black and white players have two different techniques for playing the game of basketball? Jeff Greenfield cites in his essay “The Black and White Truth about Basketball” theories from the

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    BASKETBALL (Wee chuan): Introduction Played indoors/outdoors by two opposing teams of five players each.Basketball was created in 1891 by Dr. James naismith.The space is a rectangular, indoor court. Today basketball is the most popular sports in United States and Europe. To win the game, the team must throw a 30-inch ball through a 60-inch hoop more times than your opponent does. Basketball focuses on dribbling, passing, rebounding, shooting. It consist of four basic passes, chest pass, two-hand

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    The Orlando Magic

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    guards ever to play the game. In addition to their contributions on the court, O’Neal and Hardaway were revered in the Orlando community for their efforts. Both received the NBA Community Assist Award for helping to clean up the Parramore neighborhood of Orlando by using their own funds to help build gymnasiums, parks and playgrounds where disadvantaged children can safely play and learn. In addition, Shaquille O’Neal established the Shaq fund for disadvantaged youth, distributing money to charities

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    inside the paint include jump shots, lay ups, hook shots, tip-ins or dunks. Jump shots inside the paint are the big men’s forte because it takes a big man to shoot over a big defender. Great players who have mastered this art include Tim Duncan, Shaquille O’Neal, Karl Malone, Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Hakeem Olajuwon. When these players get inside the paint, their size and skill enables them to utilize this shot to score. The best way to take a jump shot is by squaring both the shoulders and

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