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  • Team Game
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    Over the years since basketball was invented, its popularity has gotten very big. The game is played all over the world and has made a lot of people rich through its many professional leagues. The National Basketball Association is, by far, the most popular league in the world, but a lot of people like to watch college, high school, and recreational basketball as much. The game of basketball is one of the most popular and exciting games to watch or play on any skill level. In December of 1891, D...
  • Basketball Clique In High School
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    Being part of the basketball clique in high school helped me learn the intra personal and social communication skills I use today. As a child playing basketball was my favorite activity or hobby. It's also the way I met a lot of my good friends that I have now. All my close friends I have met. I have met them through playing basketball... Whether they were on my team, the opposing team or just fan's in the crowd who admired my play. Not only has basketball helped me gain friends but basketball a...
  • Chris's Confidence
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    Chris HausfeldDehanEnglish 101 Substantive Revision-profile Sidekicks We arose out of the swamp dripping with black mud and covered with blood- sucking leeches. Our guns pointed toward the enemy. We fired at the incoming platoon of enemy soldiers. The barrage of bullets seemed endless. We were heavily outnumbered while under constant gunfire from the enemy at almost point-blank range. We were pummeled by clip after clip of bullets from the enemy while grenades exploded all around us. Our flesh w...
  • Nova Scotia The World Basketball League
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    Basketball was first introduced to Nova Scotia as early as 1895 but in the past thirty years the popularity of the sport has really taken off. The high concentration of universities in the province, the tradition and esteem of the high school programs, and the continued support from a large and knowledgeable basketball community have made the game a staple of Nova Scotia life, culminating with the capital city of Halifax becoming known as the basketball capital of Canada. When you talk about bas...
  • Positions Within Professional Basketball
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    The Women's American Basketball Association is the premier showcase and developmental league for women. The W.A.B.A. organizes professional women's basketball teams throughout the United States. The W.A.B.A. provides quality family entertainment through the sport of Women's Professional Basketball. The W.A.B.A. provides exciting action, competitive performance, comfortable surroundings and affordable ticket prices. Through the promotion and organization of talented owners, directors, league offi...
  • Basketball Coaching Discussion Group
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    THAT IS THE NAME OF MY BOOK that came out of this website and my experience coaching and scouting. And it came out well. Longtime UNC Coach Dean Smith said, "Oliver's book provides an insightful framework for basketball. His approach highlights and simplifies the basic goals of team offenses and defenses, with an interesting description of how teamwork among players with different roles can be evaluated. This book is a unique and surprisingly practical addition to a coach's library". Pete Palmer...
  • Eight Teams In The Wnba's First Season
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    Purpose: To explain the history of the WNBA (Women's National Basketball Association). Thesis: Women's basketball has come a long way from its humble beginnings in 1892. Women began playing basketball less than a year after the game was invented. I. INTRODUCTION A. In the early days dresses were worn on the basketball court, that lead to a few broken bones and black eyes, because of women tripping over their hems. B. In 1918 Senda Berenson adapted the rules for basketball to make it easier for w...
  • Mr Saku
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    The Letter I burst through the back door into the kitchen. Mom- Look at this! I cried. Look at this letter! My eyes darted around the room. Mom? Not there. I ran through the house calling for her. She should have been home by now. I couldn t wait to open the letter but I wanted someone to be there when I opened it. I wanted to share the excitement with someone but I have been waiting all season long for this letter. Ever since I was approached by the coach from University of California Los Angel...
  • High School Ski Team
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    As my application shows, I am an above average student in most areas. I have particularly excelled in mathematics, earning good grades throughout high school. When pondering about my future, I thought that I might be able to use math to be successful in business. So after my sophomore year, I decided to take some business courses with the goal of attaining a solid background in the field. High school, however, has not adequately prepared me to enter the world of business. This is the primary rea...
  • Ball Between Two Teams Of Five Players
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    An out-line of the event or sport A brief out line of basketball is it is a game played with a pumped round ball between two teams of five players each on a rectangular court. In professional or minor competition basketball is usually played indoors, but it does not need to be. Each team tries to score by shooting the ball through the other teams goal at each end of the court, above their heads. The goal is a round hoop and net called a basket. The team scoring the most such throws, through fiel...

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