He had many career accomplishments and achievement. In his career Robinson was able to reach the World Series 5 times helping the Dodgers win one against the Yankees (Robinsons 38). After a great statistical career, he was inducted into the professional baseball hall of fame in 1962. Being in the Hall of Fame was a big accomplishment for Jackie, but the even bigger one when he was accepted as the first African American or black to be inducted ( Lincoln Library 82). Red Patterson had said about Jackie, “ He was competitive in every way, as a crusader for blacks and as a ballplayer.” ( Lincoln Library 82 ).
He became the team’s leading scorer averaging around 20 points per game. Later Shaquille O’Neal and Penny Hardaway joined thus taking some of the offensive burden off of Nick giving him more space to work on his defensive game. ( Layden) Nick played for Orlando Magic but also for Benjy. He said, “Everytime I step on that basketball court, I am Benjy Wilson and Nick Anderson all in one. I’ve dedicated my whole career to him.
The growth Jordan has made as a basketball player is remarkable and has made him to be the best basketball player of all time. “Between his six NBA championships, restaurants, stake in the Charlotte Hornets, corporate sponsorship with Nike, and endorsement deals with Gatorade, Hanes and Upper Deck, Michael Jordan’s estimated net worth is more than $1 billion.” Michael Jordan couldn’t make varsity for his highschool and when he did he was the worst player on the team. Then Jordan became so good at basketball that now he is worth one billion dollars because of people seeing how good he was at basketball. He gained a lot of sponsors and led the Chicago Bulls to six NBA championships. Michael Jordan 's highschools basketball career was truly , horrible, “Michael Jordan 's high school basketball career is best known for what didn 't happen.
Make High School Great Again Most adults remember high school as the best years of their lives; however, this is not the reality for students today. The majority of teenagers would agree that high school is currently dreadful, mainly due to the outrageous bulk of homework they receive each night. Homework is now consuming students’ lives, leaving no free time to have fun, attend extracurricular events, sports games etc. Homework is becoming a popular public debate because of the adverse effects it has on America’s teens. In fact, many studies have proven that abolishing homework has a positive outcome.
Shaikha Al Mazmi G00058149 Formal critique of “ The Farce Called Grading” In the essay The Farce Called Grading, Aurthur E. Lean, mentions the grading system. As we all know grades have a huge part of the students enrolled in any school/university life. In the essay Lean states the mistakes and unfairness and extremely subjective in the system. Lean mentions a point that the graders are inconsistent and the same paper can have different grades depending on the person who’s correcting it. He claims that the reason grading systems are evident is because it pushes the student to study hard.
Enter Donovan Mitchell. Seemingly out of nowhere, the 13th-overall pick out of Louisville has taken the league by storm and forcefully pushed his way firmly into the Rookie of the Year conversation. Additionally, while most rookies start to hit a wall around the All-Star break, Mitchell has continued to get better. In fact, the shooting guard has led the Jazz to eight straight victories and nine in the last 10 games to push the Jazz all the way into the 7th seed. Regardless of how the rest of the season unfolds, head coach Quinn Snyder deserves a ton of credit for getting this team in position to not only compete this season, but for years to come.
AP courses are supposed to be hard. Their curriculums were designed by the Collegeboard to challenge motivated students and build up essential academic skills. However, aspects like the cost of taking AP exams, Arlington’s policy requiring students to take the AP exam with the course, and the north’s late school year start often create unintentional difficulties, adding stress to already difficult classes. To start, the exam themselves are expensive. At $94 per exam, even students who are able to afford the fee might think twice about dropping hundreds of dollars on AP exams.
Literally, my poem describes my basketball career, with the main focus on varsity basketball and my experience at the Big 8 tournament, and how it relates to the common exercise motto: “No pain, no gain”. This then can be interpreted as to demonstrating how reaching a goal or gaining recognition involves great amounts of hard work and strong perseverance. In addition, it argues that pain and suffering is part of the “formula” for success. Some literary devices present in the poem are alliteration, hyperboles, asyndeton, similes, and imagery. Firstly, alliteration can be found in passages such as “training tirelessly or “hundreds of hours”, also a hyperbole.
In addition, it would be desirable to place valuable priorities, learn to be guided more widely in world around, completely realize the role and mission in life, to learn better to interact with surrounding people, to be accustomed to self-improvement. For successful graduation student has to have the following personal qualities: motivation, self-organization, assiduity, flexibility of thinking, concentration. But nowadays, these qualities. But in the last years these qualities lead students to irreversible consequences and desperate actions, such as student cheating. What do I mean by the term student cheating at universities?
In sixties, the Converse has 90% market share with basketball shoes. My generation would not ever know basketball player that was popular in the last century but thanks to Converse, we know Chuck Taylor, and thanks to Chuck Taylor know Converse. Brands use celebrities in communication very often but in case of Converse, this cooperation became iconic. Chuck Taylor All-Stars sneakers (“Chucks”) are the first association with the word Converse. In the time of Chuck Taylor they become a phenomenon among basketball players.