Although the Baylor never won a championship, his teams were still extremely successful, winning the second most games during the span of his career. At the time of his retirement, he held the Lakers single game record for points scored, scoring 71 on November 15, 1960 against the New York Knicks. F- James Worthy: 1982-1994 Worthy was never the Lakers’ best player, but he was still among the most impactful players in franchise history. He was the perfect compliment to play alongside Magic Johnson and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Worthy was a seven-time All-Star, a member two All-NBA Third Teams, and won the 1988 NBA Finals MVP.
Celtics fans are spoiled. Or at the very least, have been spoiled by the rich history and 17 championship titles. Hall-of-Famers Bill Russell, Larry Bird, Kevin McHale and Red Auerbach all walked the halls of the infamous Boston Garden. The franchise, overrun with history and talent also carries the crown to be the first professional franchise to draft an African American player in Chuck Cooper, then followed that up by being the first pro sport to appoint an African American coach in Bill Russell. Remarkable milestones for a franchise that has endured its share of bad press.
Michael Jackson is found dead in his home. It is believed Michael had a fatal combination of drugs by his personal physician. Michael was one of the most successful entertainer in history.” On June 29, 2009, Michael Jackson, one of the most commercially successful entertainers in history, dies at the age of 50 in his home in Los Angeles, California, after suffering from cardiac arrest caused by a fatal combination of prescription drugs given to him by his personal physician.” (King n. pag.) Known as the Jackson 5, Michael performed in a group with his brothers, were coached by their father.
He ends up going through a lot of trouble and ends up getting his son killed because of it. In The Bet the lawyer disagrees with the banker saying that solitary confinement was a better ruling than death. The banker says that if the lawyer can stay in solitary confinement for two years he will earn two million dollars. The lawyer said no to the 2 years and said that he will stay for fifteen years! Many times the characters in the literatures have no
Did you know that Michael Jordan averaged about thirty points a game, and retired with six NBA championships. The debate between who the best basketball player of all time has been going on for many years. Two of the names that come up a lot in this conversation are Michael Jordan and Lebron James. Many of the reasons why this decision can never be agreed on is because of many things. Those things including statistics, how many NBA championships have been won, and what you have been awarded with by the league and sports analysts throughout your career.
Wilt had only been on two NBA teams during his career, the Philadelphia Warriors, and later on he was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers, but most of his acclaimed success came from when he was a Warrior. He made a great impact on America through his phenomenal athleticism, his unbreakable records, and his 100 points in a game. Wilton Chamberlain made a huge impact on America through his phenomenal athleticism. As a pure athlete, Wilt put the National Basketball Association of his time to shame. He had an unreal vertical leap of 50 inches, which makes his vertical leap higher than that of the greatest player of all time,
As a result of the stock market crash, many families suddenly went into severe debt and lost everything they had. It was October 29, 1929 when this day in the United States got the name of Black Tuesday because of the darkness that had set into their lives. The Great Depression took place until 1939, and it was during those ten years millions of Americans lost their jobs and the rate of unemployment hit the highest it has ever been. Families were compelled to sell their homes, belongings and did not make enough money to afford enough food. The movie Cinderella Man (2005) by Ron Howard, is based on the true story of James J. Braddock, famous boxer, who had it all before the Great Depression.
Muhammad hadn 't fought in so long that he suffered his first loss after fifteen rounds. Few years later he fought Frazier again at Madison Square Garden and he won after twelve rounds. Finally, on October Thirtieth, WHAT YEAR Muhammad Ali was the underdog about to fight George Foreman for the heavyweight boxing title. This fight was known as the“Rumble in the Jungle”. After the eighth round Ali knocked out Foreman and reclaim his title.
The Walt Disney Company decided to change the way they made movies and stopped animation for a brief period during these hard times. In 1995 they had begun experimenting with live action movies, such as 101 Dalmatians. That same year The Walt Disney Company stunned Wall Street by purchasing Capital Cities/ ABC for $19 million. For a while, The Walt Disney Company was known as the largest media company in the U.S. and had an annual revenue of $16.5 billion. With this new source of income, the company was able to purchase the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway and land to build a resort in Hong Kong.
Well when last did you see him making waves in Hollywood? That’s right, it’s been a while. It may not seem like it was that long ago that Tobey was flying high on his Spiderman movie series and getting Oscar nominations but it’s been almost ten years since he did anything worthwhile and seems like he just can’t seem to get anything going. So where did it all start going for him? Many folks claim that it was the third Spiderman movie that caused his popularity to take a sharp decline.