Swish, that was the sound of Hayden Hoose, he just made a three point shot and swished it. Hayden Hoose is the youngest male kid to make a half court shot in a basketball game. He was considered a basketball legend; people from China were hearing about Hayden Hoose. Hayden not only plays basketball he also plays baseball. People from China not only heard about his perfection for basketball, they also heard about his perfection for baseball.
Kevin Durant’s early life was rough but it made his career and life stronger mentally and stronger. September 29, 1988 in Suitland, Maryland was the day a legend entered the world. Growing up his favorite basketball player was Kobe Bryant. He was one of 4 children; Brianna, Anthony, and Rayvonne. Parents were Wanda and Wayne they thought Kevin had a special talent in basketball.
He went to AAU basketball for a while then went on to the NBA. The games were about the same everywhere. He didn’t get passed the ball much but when he did he made something special happen. He made history everywhere during this Civil Rights Movement. Stepping on the court in college and in the pros’ made history.
Stephen was born in Akron, Ohio, but he grew up in Charolette. Stephen Curry is the son of a very good NBA player Dell Curry, and an older brother to a former NBA player Seth Curry. He was named MVP (Most Valuable Player) after leading the Warriors to a franchise record and NBA best 67 wins on the season. Stephen Curry is considered the best three point shooter in the NBA, because he made 272 three pointers in
There were over four thousand people there to watch the game. The Knicks were the second worst team in the NBA at the time, while our team, the Warriors, was 46-29, so I felt confident that my team would win. The game soon started and I was guarded by Darrall Imhoff of the Knicks, but he was no match for me. At the end of the game everyone was happy and cheering for me because I had scored 100 points. I saw the stats at the end of the game and I had shot 36-63 from the field and was 28 of 32 from the free throw line.
Scottie was being scouted by NBA teams, which was rare at the NAIA level because it wasn 't as competitive as the Division I level. Michael was drafted 3rd in 1984 Draft Class and Scottie was drafted 5th in the 1987 Draft Class. These are two picks that one will ever forget. Once Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan stepped on the court together, their mark on history began. They won six NBA championship together, each one more meaningful than the last.
Steph Curry was doubted all his life due to his size though. He stood at the height of 5’6 in the 10th grade which made it hard for him to follow his dream. The summer of his sophomore year he decided to change his shot for the better. He averaged 20 points a game but it wasn’t enough for colleges to notice him. He ended up going to Davidson college where he later lead them to the be the NCAA final 8 but lost in the semi-finals, and during his time in college
Ray Allen Ray Allen (Walter Ray Allen jr) was one of the most accurate 3-point shooter in the entire NBA (National Basketball Association).Ray Allen burned up more nets than any other player in the NBA.His fantastic career lead to one of the most fascinating years of the NBA. Does this bucket splasher ever stop splashing? played for/retired Ray allen went to college (yes he had hair) with the Connecticut Huskies,then got drafted to the Milwaukee Bucks. Then, 7 years later he went to the Seattle Supersonics. Next in 4 years he went to the Boston Celtics and became the best 3-point shooter in the NBA.
The family moved west and eventually settled in Port Coquiltam, a community located 27km east of Vancouver. Evan at a young age Terry Fox was determined, especially when it came to sports. By the time he was in junior high school, basketball had become his favorite sport. Even though he was five feet tall, in Grade Eight, and had very little natural ability, he was determined to make the basketball team no matter what. Seeing this, the coach suggested that he should take
Perez-Laham was finally recruited by High Point University to play basketball and offered him a scholarship. High Point, N.C., a very different place than Puerto Rico and Miami, but Perez-Laham wanted to fulfill his dream by playing ball and going to college. Perez-Laham’s first year was the hardest because the area was so unusual to him. Freshman year he had to overcome several things that High Point had because it was different. “It was probably tougher for him than it was for all of us as a coaching staff, coming into a strait english culture.”, said HPU Assistant Coach Eric Gabriel.
For example, John Wooden, a basketball player that went to the University of California once said, "It 's not how big you are, it 's how big you play." How you play is something that can either bring excitement to the sport or, if you don’t play with passion and go one hundred percent, how boring you are to watch. For the NCAA there are 351 teams in just Division 1 with each team offering 13 scholarships per year. Coming out to about 4,511 players fighting to make a team, and hopefully make it to the professional leagues. For most kids, this is their only shot of doing something amazing with their life, so they play with passion
Michael Jordan Basketball star Michael Jordan has changed the game of basketball forever. Every young athlete only dreams to be half as good as the king of basketball once was. Nobody is yet comparable to the stud, with his success and skill, nobody will anytime soon. Jordan played college basketball at the University of North Carolina. After just three years of college, he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls, he helped the team make it to the playoffs.
When he entered his freshman year Michael attended Emsley A. Laney High School, where he evolved in a B+ student and a three-sport star in football, baseball, and basketball. He was cut from his varsity basketball team during his sophomore year because at five feet eleven inches, he was deemed to be underdeveloped, but over the summer he grew four inches and practiced even harder. By his senior year Jordan earned a basketball scholarship to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he majored in geography. As, a freshman Jordan was an exciting but not dominant, player, but nonetheless, he made the game winning shot in the 1982 NCAA Basketball Championship game against Georgetown, which was led by future pro rival Patrick Ewing. In 1984, after winning the Naismith College player of the year award, he left school early to enter the NBA draft, and was selected by the Chicago Bulls.
His first two seasons in the league he played behind Rickey Green. Stockton started to worry and believe that he was going to be a one season player. But at the end of his 1st season he set new records for steals and assist. Also received votes toward the NBA All-Rookie Team. Fans started to see the potential and worth of his play.
He was one of many to be put in the wall of fame for his talent. It is very unbelievable that he is still active but he retired his basketball career. He also is still currently alive and making the best of his life. Two years in a row the Milwaukee Bucks selected Kareem to be on their team. He quickly understood the way pro-gaming was played.