Being a former product of the AAU basketball world and an organization identical to Hoop Masters, John Fischer personally brought me back to the glory through his speech on Thursday. Proposing a team based scapegoat for whatever may be going on your life, John Fischer and the Hoop Masters organization creates the opportunity to make a name for yourself and to get out of the Los Angeles Metropolitan area through persistence, fairness, work ethic, respect and discipline. Offering anything from skills development clinics and a travel team to one on one personal training sessions, Hoop Masters has trained and shaped local heroes like Trevor Ariza and Derek Glasser into NBA stars and record holders at major Division 1 universities. Acknowledgement
He and the 76ers finished with the best record in league history and won a championship against his former team, as well. He later traded to the Lakers the next season but he and the Lakers didn’t win any championships. However, in 1972, the Lakers finally seemed poised to win a championship, they did, but it wasn’t easy. Wilt’s incredible scoring ability was a valuable asset to the teams he won championships with, but he played with other scorers so he also focused on defensive skills, like shot blocking, and he worked on
Most people know who Kobe Bryant is, but do they know how great he is and what is his background? Kobe Bryant is a professional basketball player who won 5 titles in the NBA with the Los Angeles Lakers. He established himself as one of the greatest scorers. Kobe Bryant was born on August 23, 1978, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He
G- Ervin “Magic” Johnson: 1979-1991, 1996 It goes without saying that Ervin “Magic” Johnson is not only one of the greatest Lakers of all-time, but also one of the greatest NBA players of all-time. He played 12 full seasons, reaching the NBA finals nine times, winning five of them. He was a 12-time All-Star, a member of 10 All-NBA Teams (9x First Team, 1x Second Team), and was the league MVP three times. Magic was not only the face of the Lakers, but also the face of the entire NBA. When you thought about basketball, you thought about Magic.
Linsanity is a documentary film directed by Evan Jackson Leong that tackles numerous topics such as discrimination, stereotypes, racism, and being overlooked. The documentary is about Jeremy Lin, an Asian American basketball player who rose to fame in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The story follows the life of Lin from his childhood to his success in the New York Knicks in the NBA. The film shows how Lin achieved success despite of the racism and discrimination that he received while playing in his college and in the NBA. The director’s intention does not only inform the viewers about Jeremy Lin’s life, but it also offers viewers a new image of Asian Americans in basketball.
I did a lot of challenging drills which were pushing my skills to the limit. Some of these drills included the mikan drill,which helps your layups, the ball handling circuit which improves dribbling skills, and the 1-2-3 five block circuit which works on you shooting. I also read a chapter of the book “21st century guide to individual skill development” by Brian McCormick. The chapter I read focused on lifestyle choices that can help your basketball skills. One of the tips the chapter talked about was how important sleep was for getting better at basketball.
Kobe Bryant was once quoted saying, “You always have to be on edge. You always have to take every practice, every game, like it is your last”. He has proven this by winning five championships, two scoring titles, one season MVP, and has been elected to fifteen all-NBA teams. Kobe Bryant was born in 1978 in Philadelphia. His father, Joe “jelly” Bryant was also a basketball player.
When people think of basketball they may think Michael Jordan, Kobe bryant, Lebron James, some of the greatest athletes to ever play the game of basketball. There has always been a debate about who is the better player Kobe Bryant or Michael Jordan. In my opinion Jordan is the greatest basketball player to ever play with Kobe in a close second. There are a lot of differences and similarities in the way they play the game. Even though kobe has played for 19 years in the NBA, which is one year more than Jordan, I still think he comes in second if you are comparing the better player.
He has had a career with ups and downs, including multiple injuries, but he has had a successful basketball career. Today Curry is a successful basketball player receiving many awards, and he also has lived a successful personal life. Curry grew up in an athletic family in Charlotte, North Carolina. Curry was born on March 14, 1988 in Akron, Ohio to Sonya and Dell Curry. Curry was born in the same hospital as a former basketball star, Lebron James.
After that every time Drew went to Morrison the “ghost” was there, Drew went up to the man, and they stated to talking. His name was Urban Sellers, Urban told Drew his whole story, on how he made it to the NBA at his age and was as good, even better than Drew, and that he made some awful decisions that ruined his carrier. It made Drew realizes that he was starting to go down the path Urban Sellers had gone, and he needed to step up his game. In conclusion the book True Legend is a great example on how to be a better student, how to become more humble, and how to learn from people's
Sportswriter, Peter Emerick in his article, “Lebron James’ 4 NBA MVPs as It Compares to Michael Jordan & Other 4- Time MVPs”, notes that Lebron is comparable to NBA legends and Hall of Famers. He supports his claim by first listing the MVP season stats for Lebron James. Then he compares the stats Lebron James put up against Hall of Famers like Michael Jordan, Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Lastly, he states that the similarities and differences of Lebron and Jordan and how their pros and cons even out. Emerick’s purpose is to prove that Lebron James is as good as the legends in order to have people realize Lebron’s greatness.
LeBron Raymone James is an American professional basketball player for the Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA). He starts at the small forward and power-forward positions. James has won two NBA championships, four of NBA’s most valuable players awards, two NBA finals MVP awards, two olympic gold medals, an NBA scoring title, and the NBA rookie of the year award. He has also been selected to 12 NBA all-star games, and is the Cleveland Cavaliers leading scorer. With all this success he must have had personal trainers and great coaches as a kid, but that is not true.
NBA Trade Rumors: Blake Griffin Of Los Angeles Clippers To Be Traded To Boston Celtics? NBA Trade Rumors suggest that Blake Griffin of Los Angeles Clippers might get traded off. But to whom and why? Boston Celtics are enthusiastic about having him in the team. According to FOX, Griffin, 27 is one of the best basketball players around right now.
Derrick Rose With a talented act Derrick Rose by the 8th grade knew he was a good basketball player. Derrick Rose dream was to go to the NBA. Throughout his whole life his family is the reason why he is here where he is now. When Rose was in his senior year he was ranked the nation 's best high school point guard averaged 25.2 points per game a leaded simeon high school to their second consecutive state title. That year Chicago Tribune named Derrick Rose it 's 2007 “Illinois Mr.Basketball Player”(Rose).
Today was the first basketball game of the season, and Hayden felt really good about this game he came out ready to play, and knew all the plays. They were playing Indiana Hoosiers, and everyone was saying that Hayden didn 't deserve to be on the college team he was on, but he just let it go and didn 't let them get to his head, so Hayden kept a positive attitude and played his hardest. Hayden didn 't really get the play he was on the team because he was good and because of his height. It was the last quarter and Hayden 's team had the ball so Lebron Jeffreys had the ball and Lebron went to pass to Hayden. Hayden was wide open because the defense went and trapped Lebron so Lebron threw it to Hayden and Hayden SLAMMED DUNKED it!