Although he has many awards he does not have the MVP award. He has broken a record this season that know one else has broken. Russell has averaged a triple double this season, which only one other person in NBA history has done. Go vote Russell Westbrook for NBA
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.
When Michael Jordan retired from the NBA, he went down in the history books as the greatest basketball player ever. Most NBA analysts say that Jordan is the best basketball player ever, while others believe that he is tied with other players for that title. Most believe Jordan is the best because of his defensive player of the year award, many offensive achievements, and finals win percentage. In Jordan’s first few seasons, people criticized him for being a one dimensional player. One year Jordan decided that he would work on his defense.
Remarkable milestones for a franchise that has endured its share of bad press. The Celtics stand on one side of the most storied rivalry in the history of the NBA. The Celtics have faced the Lakers 12 times in the finals, both teams combining for 33 of the NBA's 67 championships. However, the Celtics have had their downs too. The Celtics boasted a long championship drought from 1986-2008, leaving fans in Boston disgruntled and antsy.
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.
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.
G- Jason Kidd: 2001-2008 From 2001 until his departure in 2008, Jason Kidd was the face of the New Jersey Nets’ franchise. Not only was he the team’s best player but he was also among the best point guards in the entire NBA. During his time in New Jersey, Kidd developed into a much more complete player, emerging as one of the best three-point shooters in the league. Kidd finished in the top five of made three point field goals during his tenure in New Jersey. Night in and night out Kidd was also a threat to record triple-double, leading the NBA in triple-doubles during his tenure with the Nets.
The Cavaliers didn’t start with anything and ended up picking up free agents and some expansion draft picks. Their following season was also awful. “After the all-star break, the Cavs continued to struggle as they went on to finish in last place with a record of 19-63” (Fleming). Things did not seem to get better throughout the first years. “In their first year at the Richfield Coliseum, the Cavaliers would contend for a playoff spot for the first time in franchise history.
Everything may have seemed bad until Gehrig 's 1931’s season where he has had the best season of his life. While setting the American League record with 184 RBI’s and in 1932 he became the third person to hit 4 home runs in a single game! Not to mention that he made it into the Hall Of Fame, which very few stars get to be in. Then again what seems great has to come to an end with Babe Ruth retiring in the year of 1934. On the plus side Gehrig’s took a trip up with him winning the Triple Crown even after one of his best friends had left the team.
Overall, the tone is a mix between sad and mad. Right away, you can see how the first rhetorical term ‘asyndeton’ has an impact on the excerpt. The first section goes on talking about how some jobs don’t receive praise for doing something that is beneficial to the community as a whole. In the excerpt it states “...to be exposed to censure, without hope of praise; to be disgraced by miscarriage, or punished for neglect…” The sentence becomes rushed and with that, there’s lots of emotional thoughts. That’s where ‘Pathos’ comes into play.