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Michael Jordan And Lebron James

- ... On offense, Michael Jordan successfully made an astounding 32,292 point during his career after making 12,192 Field Goals, but attempted 24,537. Michael Jordan was unable to hone in his shot beyond the three point line, which caused him to only make 581 3-Point Field Goals out of his 1,778 attempts, earning him a .327 3-Point Field Goal percentage. This was not the case when it came to his free throw shooting abilities, making a remarkable 7,327 goals out of 8,772 attempts which earned him a .835 free throw percentage....   [tags: Michael Jordan, National Basketball Association]

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Kobe Bryant And Michael Jordan

- ... He set numerous scoring records during his career he even scored 81 points in a game. He scored that against the NBA team Toronto Raptors, that was the second most points scored in a single game. He was awarded the regular’s season MVP in 2008. And after losing the championship in 2008 he led the Lakers to two consecutive championships in 2009 and 2010. Earning the finals MVP in both championship battles. Now Kobe had 5 championship all together which is a lot compared to other people that play basketball....   [tags: Michael Jordan, National Basketball Association]

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The Impact of Michael Jordan

- December 21, 1891- The birth of basketball. It has been changed from simply shooting a soccer ball into a peach basket to dunking a seven pound, leather ball into an iron rim. In the early years of the game, basketball was not as popular as other sports. In the 1985 NBA draft all this would change with the emergence of a 6'6" basketball phenomenon from Wilmington, North Carolina. Although going third in the draft, he recreated the game and is known as the best player to ever touch a basketball; he is Michael Jordan....   [tags: Basketball Michael Jordan]

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A Critical Analysis of Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism

- A Critical Analysis of Michael Jordan and the New Global Capitalism In the history of business, there has been a clear record of industry heads finding something or someone as a mainstay and bedrock for their respective companies or corporations; there is often a chief product that keeps many businesses afloat, even in the rough times. Apple found it's own in 2001 with the iPod. McDonald's has had the Big Mac since the late 1960s. Nike, however, found their goldmine in a person with Michael Jordan....   [tags: Michael Jordan Capitalism]

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A Brief Biography of Michael Jordan

- Michael Jordan, considered one of the greatest to every play the game of basketball, was born in Brooklyn in 1963 and raised in North Carolina. As a senior in high school he was selected to the McDonald’s All-American Team, and then later accepted a scholarship to play for the University of North Carolina. After three seasons of college ball in which he averaged almost 18 points and 5 rebounds a game. He was selected 3rd overall in the 1984 NBA draft by the Chicago Bulls after Hakeem Olajuwon (a hall of fame center with the Houston Rockets) and Sam Bowie (considered a major bust by the Portland Trail Blazers)....   [tags: NBA, basketball greats]

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LeBron James and Michael Jordan

- Comparing LeBron James and Michael Jordan is like comparing apples and oranges. It just isn’t a fair comparison. There are too many differences. There are too many variables. There are too many fallacies that are involved to make a fair assessment to determine who the greatest basketball player of all time is. Unfortunately the comparison is being made seemingly every day, and the article by Mr. Mathis is full of fallacious material. His extreme uses of exaggeration and card stacking, along with many harsh examples of hasty generalizations, makes a claim that Michael Jordan is and always will be the greatest player to play basketball....   [tags: NBA, basketball, Mathis, comparison]

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The Success Of Michael Jordan

- What comes to mind when you think of success. If you answer big houses, expensive cars, or lots of money, then you are like every other person in the world. This false definition of success has been deeply embedded in to our brains in large credit to social media. Most people link success with CEOs, professional athletes, doctors, and other people with such titles. However, being passionate for what you love and overcoming adversity measure true success. Michael Jordan is one of the most successful athletes in professional sports history....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.]

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Michael Jordan: The Legend

- The 1970s were the most enigmatic years in the NBA’s first half century, best noted for its parity. According to many sports fans and critics, Michael Jordan is one of the most notoriously talented athletes of the twentieth and twenty-first century. His success and accomplishments on the basketball court helped to turn the spotlight towards the NBA during the eighties and nineties. Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York (Michael Jordan). He was the fourth of five children born to James and Deloris Jordan....   [tags: basketball, player, court, sports]

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Michael Jordan and Basketball

- Basketball is one of the most popular sports in America, and only a few of the NBA stars are considered great. There is only one they call the greatest, with six national championships, and 5 MVPs under his name. Michael Jordan could play basketball so many ways he could make an opponent look bad by just passing the ball. Every fan and every announcer loved to say the name “Michael Jordan” or also known as “M.J.” Jordan was the talk of the country, every kid or fan wanted to have his autograph or basketball card....   [tags: NBA, Chicago Bulls, Professional Basketball]

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Biography of Michael Jordan

- Michael Jeffrey Jordan is a person everyone has heard about sometime in their life. Many consider him the greatest Basketball player of all time. With his attributes and wits he never lost hope. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation” (“Michael Jordan Quotes”). Which is what he was good at otherwise he wouldn’t have 6 National Championships. One example of his attributes was on June 11, 1997, Michael Jordan had come down with the flu. He was not suppose to show, but at pregame warm ups he was there....   [tags: basketball player, nba]

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Michael Jordan and Basketball

- A former American professional basketball player and known as the greatest basketball player of all time, Michael Jordan.He was born in Brooklyn; New York and later moved to North Carolina. He was also known with the nickname “Air Jordan” and “His Airness.” MJ, son from James Jordan and Deloris was married to Juanita Vanoy in September 1989. Jordan had two sons,Jeffrey Michael and Marcus James and a daughter, Jasmine Mickael. But Vanoy divorced him in February 2002. Michael Jeffrey Jordan started his career playing at the college basketball league for the University of North Carolina....   [tags: chicago bulls, nba titles]

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Michael Jordan

- Michael Jeffrey Jordan, third son of Delores and James Jordan, was born on February 17th 1963 in Brooklyn, NY. As a child Michael was not a very focused individual. This all changed after moving from Brooklyn to Wilmington N.C.. Michael began attending Emsley A. Laney High School. He became a B + student and excelled as an athlete in football, basketball, and baseball. In the fall of his sophomore year at Laney High school 5 foot 9 Michael was cut from the varsity basketball team. Instead of MJ the coach elected to go with height instead of quickness....   [tags: Biography]

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Michael Jordan: Outlier

- ... What makes Michael Jordan an outlier is clearly a combination of the ability to score at will, great defensive actions, and the overall desire to win (Michael Jordan).Some say that it was skills alone but a player needs to know how to play a sport to be good at it. A player needs to have a basic understanding of how the sport works in order to even play. IQ is not the reason why people were amazed and in awe with Jordan. His skills were enough to be above the rest. Aside from the early cut, Michael Jordan’s only obstacles were a broken foot, a death in his family, and the flu....   [tags: biography, NBA]

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The Stellar Attitude and Career of Michael Jordan

- “If somebody says no to you, or if you get cut, Michael Jordan was cut his first year, but he came back and he was the best ever. That is what you have to have. The attitude that I'm going to show everybody, I'm going to work hard to get better and better” (Magic Johnson). The quote above couldn’t be any truer. Michael Jordan epitomized that. Jordan is an influential person of the 20th century because of his determination to play, success in the NBA, and the legacy he left. Michael Jordan was a hard worker from the beginning of his life to today....   [tags: basketball, legacy, all-star]

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Taking a Closer Look at Michael Jordan

- Michael Jordan I chose Michael Jordan for my report because he is an inspiration to me and is the greatest basketball player ever. He was born on February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. His parents names are James and Deloris Jordan. James Jordan made a living as a mechanic and Deloris made a living as a bank teller(world biography). Michael has four siblings, two were boys and the other two were girls. His brothers names were James R. Jordan jr. and Larry Jordan. His sisters names were Deloris and Roslyn Jordan(Google)....   [tags: all time NBA superstars]

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Is Michael Jordan Hall Of Fame Induction?

- ... According to a study completed be Ascension Marcos, President of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies, physical activity leads to not only a healthier lifestyle, but also improves endurance, flexibility, balance, and strength. It helps reduce stress, anxiety, low self-confidence, chronic diseases, and even can increase life expectancy (1236). Extracurricular activities, such as academic team or team building exercises, also lead to better mental health, activities increase blood flow and help your mind work itself out....   [tags: Teacher, High school, The A-Team, Jim Valvano]

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Michael Jordan: King Of The Court

- Michael Jordan: King of the Court When I began my report I didn’t know much about Michael Jordan, but I did know that he was “undoubtedly the greatest player in the history of the NBA'; (“Michael Air Jordan'; 1). It seemed like every time I heard the word basketball I also heard the name Michael Jordan. There’s just no avoiding him. If you are watching television you might see him playing basketball or golf. If you were reading a magazine there will probably be an advertisement with his picture....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan is an American Icon

- To begin with, I would like to tell how Michael Jordan is the most well known athlete throughout the U.S. First off, mike has many endorsements that are popular in American society like Nike and Mc Donald?s. ?According to the bureau of food and drugs?, one and four Americans eat at a fast food restaurant each day. That shows how much Mc Donald?s has an affect on U.S. With Michael Jordan, advertising and supporting McDonalds then everyone will notice him and realize who he is. Nike is a footwear company, which thousands of Americans purchase there shoes each day....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan is Not God

- Michael Jordan is one of the most well known people in the world. Whether it’s on the basketball court or on television, Michael Jordan is seen everywhere. Children see him and “wanna be like Mike.” Parents see him and believe he’s the ideal role model. This is the person everyone sees and adores. However, nobody sees his character off the court and off of television. I believe that his off the court behavior shows his true self. I’m not accusing Michael Jordan of being Satan; I just don’t believe he is the god that everyone makes him out to be....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan: The Best Player in Basketball History

- Michael Jordan is known world round ad “Air Jordan”. He acquired this nickname by jumping from the free throw line and dunking. This simulated that he was “flying” through the air. By breaking countless records, winning many NBA titles and being known world round as the best basketball player there ever was, he has forever changed the game of basketball. Michael Jordan has broken many NBA records. One of the most prestigious records he holds is that he has five MVP awards. The MVP award is given to the player that has shown the most value to their team in the whole NBA league....   [tags: Sports, NBA]

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Intelligences and Michael Jordan's Career

- In Creating Minds, by Howard Gardner, three organizing themes are introduced. Gardner proposes that the creative activity of an individual is broken down into relationships: between the child and the master, between an individual and his work, and between an individual and other people. When studying Michael Jordan, three key moments in his life appear to represent these three principles and explain his success. First, proof of his level of dominance should be presented. Michael Jeffrey Jordan has experienced success at the highest level of his domain....   [tags: Basketball Science Papers]

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Michael Jordan is the Best Basketball Player Ever

- Topic: Jordan being the best basketball player ever Specific Purpose: To persuade the audience that Michael Jordan even now in the present is still the greatest player ever to play in the NBA. Primary Audience Outcome: I the want the audience to understand why there should be no controversy on who is the best basketball player ever. Thesis Statement: Michael Jordan set records and has set the example of what the greatest basketball player can accomplish and really set the standards of what a hall of famer basketball player looks like....   [tags: nba, champion, number 23]

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Greatest Basket Ball Player: Michael Jordan

- Michael Jeffrey Jordan, also known as MJ, is a person everyone has heard about sometime in their life. Many consider him the greatest basketball player of all time. With his attributes and wits, he never lost hope. “Always turn a negative situation into a positive situation” (“Michael Jordan Quotes”). Which is what he was good at otherwise he wouldn’t have 6 National Championships. One example of his attributes was on June 11, 1997, Michael Jordan had come down with the flu. He was not supposed to show, but at pregame warm ups he was there....   [tags: mj, attributes, biography]

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LeBron James and Michael Jordan: American Superstar Athletes

- During the time of Michael Jordan and the now present Lebron James American culture has changed a lot. Both of these two superstars show how American society love and appreciate their superstars. The society loves them both, they are both amazingly talented and have supporting fans that will always be by their side no matter what happens, through the peaks and valleys. These two allstars are beyond incredible and show their talent in a variety of ways. Both are very truly “Blessed” with their talents and capabilities....   [tags: Basketball, Sports]

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Michael Jordan, Greatest Basketball Player Ever

- It is not very often that one person can change someone else’s life by telling a story of his or her own. Michael “Air” Jordan makes that happen. Michael played an important role in changing how people viewed great basketball and strong, hard-working athletes. Michael’s life explains to the world, how with just a little drive, great achievements can be made. Michael’s life began in Brooklyn, New York, on February 17th, 1963, where his parents James and Delores always stood by his side. His father, known for his unending support, always gave Michael advice on what to do, never letting him down....   [tags: Sports, NBA]

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Biography of Michael Jordan

- Biography of Michael Jordan Michael Jeffrey Jordan is known by many people as the best basketball player ever to play the game. Jordan played for the Chicago Bulls, helping them obtained six championship titles in eight years. Now remembered for being the best and the most popular athlete in the sports world. He had a great influence on the people. "Jordan was just another great legend" (Stein 2). Being a role model on and off the court Jordan showed his abilities to play the game and his kindness towards other people, especially those who admired him the most....   [tags: Papers]

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Biography of Michael Jordan

- Biography of Michael Jordan Michael Jordan was born on January 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York and was raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He has two brothers, is married, and has three kids. He is considered by many to be the greatest basketball player of all time (Kornbluth). My focus will be on his hardships, accomplishments, and people who influenced him. First, I would like to touch on some general information about Michael....   [tags: Papers]

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Beowulf and Michael Jordan

- In Beowulf there are many symbols and elements. The symbols of Herot hall and Grendel represented all that was good, and all that was evil in the story. There are also many Christian elements in this pagan story. These aspects of the poem are important, but not relevant to today's society. In the poem Beowulf, Beowulf is an epic hero. The poem gives the idea of what a hero really is. Many of these ideas have been carried into modern society, and one person fallows these traits of Beowulf. That is the modern hero of Michael Jordan....   [tags: Compare Contrast Poetry Hero]

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Michael Jord The Greatest Basketball Player Of All Time

- ... He caught the attention of some of the biggest powerhouse colleges from all across the nation. At the end of his senior year, he committed to the University of North Carolina. Berman explained (2009), “Michael Jordan starred in basketball at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill under legendary coach Dean Smith from 1981 to 1984” (p.471). Jordan started, for several years, under the coaching of Smith. Contemporary Black Biography stated (1999), “ Jordan was named an All-American both his junior and senior year” (p.3)....   [tags: Michael Jordan, National Basketball Association]

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Michael Jordan

- JORDAN DOES IT ALL Everyone who reads the sports section of the daily news knows about Michael Jordan. Although the name is not uncommon, there is only one Michael Jordan. He is the fundamental sports hero that has not been plagued by scandal. Jordan appears on all kinds of commercials. Some of those commercials are for Nike, Wheaties cereal, Hanes underwear, Rayovac batteries, MCI phone company, Ball Park hot dogs, and the latest is for his own brand, Jordan. Michael is as big as an icon off the court as when he still played basketball....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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- Michael Jordan was one of five children born to James and Delores Jordan. He was born February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn. His parents felt that the streets of Brooklyn were unsafe to raise a young family. So instead of trying to endure the streets of Brooklyn, the Jordan family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Michael’s father, James, got a job in Wilmington as a mechanic and his mother Delores got a job as a teller at United Carolina Bank. Michael always had an eye for baseball. He played as an outfielder and as a pitcher....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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Michael Jordan

- In Jim Naughton’s book Taking To The Air, the main character is Michael Jordan. The book is Jordan’s life and talents. Michael Jeffrey Jordan was born February 17, 1963, in Brooklyn, New York. He was the fourth child and the youngest of three boys. Michael Jordan is by any measure, the most popular athlete in America and perhaps the best-known figure in the world. I have chosen to use Maslow’s Theory of Hierarchy of Need to analysis Jordan’s personality. I will do my analysis by focusing on Jordan’s healthy personality, which is marked by his continued personal growth....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan

- “Michael Jordan is the best ever. There shouldn’t be any question in anyone’s mind. There are no ifs, ands or buts about it. He broke the mold. There is no one remotely close to him, Nate Thurmond says. Look at all the finals, he always carried his team. He willed them to another title each year. His greatness was well shown off and off the court. He follows up by saying it’s his mental approach more so than his physical talent. He’s been on top so long and he still goes out and does it every night (Thurmond, 61).'; He was the best player in the league for years and everyone respected his talent....   [tags: essays research papers]

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- Michael Jeffrey Jordan is the son of Deloris and James Jordan. He has three siblings, Ronald James, Deloris, and Larry. Mike was born on February 17th, 1963 in Brooklyn Hospital. He grew up in North Carolina. Before basketball Mike enjoyed playing the game of baseball. I chose him because I knew little about him, like he played with the Chicago Bulls and he got married and had a son. Before I didn’t know he got a divorce. He is currently playing with the Washington Wizards in his fifteenth season of basketball....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan

- Who Influenced Michael Jordan to Become the Player and Person He is Today. I. Introduction A. Background B. Thesis Statement II. Body A. Childhood of MJ B. MJ the Child Player C. The College Years D. MJ- The Pro Athlete 1. Life in the NBA 2. Life in the MLB E. Back to the NBA 1. Bye, Bye, Bye (Retirement from the Game) III. Conclusion IV. Appendixes A. Charts and Statistics V. Works Cited Page Davis 2 Introduction Well everyone has they’re own opinion about Michael Jordan, but one thing is certain, he is a phenomenal athlete with a unique combination of grace, power, artistry and the improvisational ability....   [tags: essays research papers fc]

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- Michael Jordan Michael Jordan is married, and he and his wife Juanita have 3 kids, named Jasmine, Jeffrey and Marcus. He has been on two Olympic Gold Medal teams. Once as a college player in 1984 and the second time on Dream Team I in 1992 in Barcelona. Michael Jordan, is one of the two most creative dunkers of all-time, the other was Dr. J. He has won the Slam Dunk Contest Twice (1987 and 1988), then retired from the dunk competition. Michael wears a brand new pair of Air Jordans for each game, usually donating the pair after the game....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan

- After winning his third consecutive NBA championship, at the peak of his career, Michael Jordan, on October 6, 1993, announced his retirement shocking the entire sports world. Jordan said, "the mental aspect is not the same - the challenge is not as great. I promised myself - and I have said many times publicly - that when the mental challenge began to fade, I would leave. That time is now here." He then decided to pick up the game of baseball, for 1994 baseball season, playing for the Birmingham Barons, an affiliate of the Chicago White Sox in the Class AA Southern League....   [tags: Biography]

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Michael Jordan

- Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in Brooklyn, New York, and when he was still a toddler, his parents moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. Jordan played baseball, basketball, and football as a child. He loved baseball, but his love for basketball started growing when his older brother, Larry, kept beating him in one-on-one pick up games. Because of this, Jordan was determined to become a better basketball player. Jordan played basketball for Laney High School in Wilmington, North Carolina....   [tags: Biography]

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Michael Jordan

- Michael Jordan Michael Jordan, the best known athlete in the world, was a leading scorer in the National Basketball Association (NBA), who led the Chicago Bulls to many NBA championships. He is, by far, the best basketball player in the history of the game. Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised in Wilmington, North Carolina. He accepted a basketball scholarship from the University of North Carolina and as a freshman scored the winning basket in the 1982 NCAA championship game against the Hoyas of Georgetown....   [tags: Biography Biographies History Sports Essays]

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- Michael is married, and he and his wife Juanita have 3 kids, named Jasmine, Jeffrey and Marcus. He has been on two Olympic Gold Medal teams. Once as a college player in 1984 and the second time on Dream Team I in 1992. Air Jordan, is one of the two most explosive dunkers of all-time, the other being Dr. J. He has won the Slam Dunk Contest Twice (1987 and 1988, competing previously in 1985), then basically retired from the competition. Michael dons a brand new pair of Air Jordans for each game, usually donating the pair after the game....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jordan is a Basketball Role Model

- Michael Jordan is a Basketball Role Model When someone says the name Michael Jordan, the first thing that comes to mind is basketball, The Chicago Bulls and Nike shoes. Through the years, Michael Jordan has proved time and time again that he is the greatest basketball player ever, and by performing in this rapidly expanding sporting field, he has gained tremendous popularity throughout the world. People of all ages and from all nationalities have gathered to watch him play. A journalist states 'even your Aunt Matilda might not know nothing about basketball, liked watching him play' (Jonathon 1999:58)....   [tags: Papers]

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Michael Jordan: Beyond Personal Glory

- Michael Jordan: Beyond Personal Glory Michael Jordan is the only athlete to have ever gained the middle name "Air" because of his unbelievable ability to soar through the sky before he smashes the ball through the rim. He has managed to defy all obstacles ever thrown his way within the sport of basketball, earning his reputation as the most competitive and determined player in the NBA. Over the span of Michael Jordan's 18 year long career in the NBA, he has enjoyed world wide attention and recognition as the ambassador of basketball....   [tags: Basketball Players Papers]

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Michael Jordan versus Vince Carter

- Michael Jordan versus Vince Carter In today's society athletes are inevitably compared to one another, especially basketball players. It seems that every time a young player enters the NBA and demonstrates above average talent or has one spectacular game he is dubbed the next Michael Jordan. Vince Carter is one such athlete, however his comparisons to Michael have some validity. There are numerous similarities between Carter and Jordan, however Carter has yet to prove himself the next Michael Jordan....   [tags: Papers]

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Michael Jordan vs. Lebron James

- Michael Jordan vs. Lebron James Michael Jordan, in his prime, was thought of as one of the greatest basketball champions of all time. A shooting guard, standing at six-six, Jordan was able to out play anyone in his position. He started his career at the University of North Carolina, where he helped his team win a national championship. He then was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1984-85 season. While playing for the Bulls, Jordan received many awards such as, MVP, five championships, Olympic gold medals, slam dunk contests, and many more defensive and offensive awards....   [tags: Basketball Players Sports Athletes Comparitive]

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Biography on Michael Jeffery Jordan

- Biography on Michael Jeffery Jordan Michael Jeffery Jordan was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 17, 1963. His parent's names are James Jordan (his father) and Deloris Jordan (his mother). When Michael was at a young age he and his family moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. As a child his favorite sport was baseball. However in the city there was not very much room to practice. The one thing that kept him from being in-active as a child was a basketball hoop in the back of his yard. He would play with his friends and family....   [tags: Papers]

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Analysis Of The Movie ' Fruitvale Station ' By Michael B. Jordan

- ... Men are portrayed to get a temper faster and use profanity more than women who tend to have a control over their anger. Women are portrayed in the form of the three different stages in this movie. The daughter, Tatiana, represent the woman as a child. Tatiana relies heavily on her father. She looks up to him for care and nurture. Her role as a character represent how everyone starts learning to love through the emotional relationship with the Farter. The girlfriend, Sophina represent the woman’s role as a supporting figure to the man....   [tags: Gender role, Gender, Woman, Protagonist]

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Michael Jordan’s Second Return to the NBA

- Michael Jordan’s Second Return to the NBA Michael Jordan has been of interest to me ever since I began playing basketball myself in the fourth grade. I often found myself trying to replicate Jordan’s moves and motions on the court. I already know a great deal about Jordan because I have studied his career and practically memorized his credentials, both as an athlete and a thriving businessperson. I often found myself staring at my ceiling at night reciting free-throw percentages and such....   [tags: Athletics Sports Basketball Essays]

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Neil Jordan's Film, Michael Collins

- The film that I watched was Michael Collins, Directed by Neil Jordan, I found this film to be a very interesting film regarding Irish history. I was interested in the movie from beginning to end. The actors and actresses in the movie did an outstanding job representing the roles that they were playing. Liam Neeson was an excellent Michael Collins and even bared quite a resemblance. Aiden Quinn played the role of Harry Boland and Julia Roberts played the role of Kitty Kierman. An important stand out role of Eamon de Valera was played by Alan Rickman....   [tags: movie analysis]

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History of the Chicago Bulls

- The Chicago Bulls, they have gone through many stages of success, including six championships with Michael Jordon’s Bulls. Michael Jordan in fact is the reason why most people know about the Bulls. The Bulls though do run deeper than just Michael Jordan, because before Jordan came to the Bulls the Bulls had to come to the NBA. The Chicago Bulls are one of the most memorable and historic professional basketball teams in history. The Bulls joined the National Basketball Association in 1965. Before this the Bulls had been known as the Chicago stags, the stags had been one of the best teams in the Business Basketball Association since 1946 and even played one season in the NBA before they folde...   [tags: NBA Championship, Michael Jordan]

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dreams affect life

- Dreams can take many people on different routes in their life, and around every corner are all sorts of surprises. The dreams people have, help define the way they live their life. Dreams all take place in a person’s mind and dreams can help show what the person’s wants, decisions, actions, and outcomes are. Dreams affect the path people take throughout life. Abigail from The Crucible is a great example of someone who dreams of having the man of her lifetime, but can’t because he is married. Since John already slept with Abigail, She feels that he has a very strong connection with her....   [tags: The Crucible, Michael Jordan, Diligence]

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How Nike Has Changed The World

- ... In designing the Air Jordan I Peter Moore created the very first Air Jordan Logo, also known as the wings logo. The Air Jordan I featured the Nike Swoosh on the mid panel, and the newly designed wings logo on the upper ankle. The first Air Jordan was similar in design to other popular Nike models released in the 1980s such as the Air Force 1, Terminator, and Dunk. The Air Jordan I featured a Nike Air unit for heel cushioning, padded foam ankle collars for additional protection and a toe overlay for added lockdown....   [tags: Air Jordan, Michael Jordan, Nike, Inc.]

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An Analysis Of William C. Rhoden 's ' Eighty Million Dollar Slaves '

- Go out to an urban neighborhood and find a game of pickup basketball. Listen if you can hear any of the kids yell “Iso!” What does it mean. It literally means isolation, but on the court it means “Give me the ball and let me do it myself.” In Forty Million Dollar Slaves, author William C. Rhoden argues white journalists perpetuated the stereotype that black athletes are selfish with a “one-on-one” mentality. However, Rhoden fails to acknowledge that this “one-on-one” mindset on and off the field is a very real dynamic, with legitimate cause....   [tags: Kobe Bryant, Michael Jordan, LeBron James]

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Shaquille Oneal versus Tim Duncan

- Michael Jordan’s retirement in 1998 marked the end of basketball’s Jordan-Era. The question became which franchise and players would ascend to dominance if anyone in Jordan’s abscence. This question was answered by two big men, whose unique play and winning attitudes would allow the coming decade, to of NBA basketball to be just as historic as the previous one had been. Despite their stylistic differences, Shaquille O’Neal and Tim Duncan shared a knack for success. The begining of this era saw eight of the next nine NBA champions teams lead primarily by either Shaq or Duncan....   [tags: filling the void Michael Jordan left behind]

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High School Basketball : A Discourse Community

- High School Basketball In the Swales document we looked at in class, a discourse community has a set of common goals (Discourse Community). In high school basketball, the goal is to win the state championship. Also, a discourse community uses a specific jargon (Discourse Community). We see this in the rules and how some players and coaches communicate. Finally, a discourse community has its new members learn from experienced members (Discourse Community). This is evident when we talk about learning the fundamentals from the coaches....   [tags: Basketball, High school, Michael Jordan]

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The Rules And Regulations Of The Game

- The gym is full of people; the stands are so full that they overflow onto the edge of the court and out the doorway. The shrieks and screeches cry out from the crowd’s cheers. The ball crashes through the net, as they jump popcorn flies. The home team hit a three-point shot; they are winning with only a few seconds left. In these few seconds, the coach looks around. He realizes why he does what he does. At this point, none of the labor, time, and effort matters. The only thing that matters is the win, seeing his team succeed; watching a team grow is unlike any other feeling....   [tags: Basketball, James Naismith, Michael Jordan]

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Live for Today

- Live for Today Tomorrow, the day after today. It is an indefinite time in the future. One question many people have on their minds is, what does tomorrow hold in store for me. What “if tomorrow never comes”, in the words of a song by the country-artist, Garth Brooks. Could I say I finished everything I started, or did I accomplish everything that I always wanted to do, but never did for fear of it being too risky. No one should feel they did not take the high road in order to enable them to fulfill that one great adventure....   [tags: Personal Narrative Michael Jordan Essays]

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The Nike Ad

- Just Do It Throughout the years, some men have thought that they were above women and that women couldn 't do what men do. So, some women don 't try to do anything they think is too hard for a woman and let men do it instead. In the Nike ad the creator attempts to convey by using the slogans, “JUST DO IT” and ”I DUNK LIKE A GIRL KEEP UP” , that anything a guy can do a girl can do just as well or maybe even better. This Ad also shows a young-fit woman dunking s basketball with the speed and power of lightning as she shattered the backboard to appeal to her audience....   [tags: Slam dunk, Basketball, Michael Jordan, Woman]

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Michael Jackson And The Jackson

- Michael Jackson was born on August 29, 1958, and raised in Gary, Indiana by Katherine Jackson and Joe Jackson. Michael Jackson’s parents had a total of nine children and he was the seventh to be born. His singing career initiated at the young age of 5 and was the lead singer of the Jackson 5. The Jackson 5 consisted of the five brothers: Jackie, Jermaine, Tito, Marlon and lead singer Michael. They would play at local clubs and bars, however, fortunately, as their talent thrive, their audience expanded....   [tags: Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5, La Toya Jackson]

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A Brief Biography of Micahel Jordan

- What makes a champion. Michael Jordan is one of the greatest champions this world has ever seen. He is recognized for his remarkable dunks, ball handling skills, and achievements that he received while playing in the NBA. Michael is considered to be the best NBA player of all time. What is it that made him such a great player and champion. (Espn.go/nba/player/bio/_/id/1035) Michael Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in the city of Brooklyn, New York. At the age of one him and his family moved to North Carolina....   [tags: basketball greats, sports superstars]

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micheal jordan

- Michael Jordan Michael Jordan in my opinion, was the greatest basketball player that ever lived. He holds more records than just about everyone that ever played this sport. Some of those records included: being the all-time leading scorer in the Chicago Bulls history, most seasons in which he lead the league in scoring, which was ten, and most consecutive seasons in which he lead the league in scoring, which was seven seasons. Michael Jeffery Jordan was born on February 17, 1963 in the city of Brooklyn, New York....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Jackson: The King Of Pop

- In the documentary “The Michael Jackson Story (1985-2009) BBC Documentary” it explains the life of Michael Jackson as a famous artist. Michael Jackson was born on August 29th 1958 and he is now a world known artist. He is also known as the “King of Pop”. From his early ages as a child to the day of his death, June 15th, 2009, he has inspired many other artists with ideas for music videos, music styles and even dance styles. During his lifetime, he faced many obstacles. Michael’s path towards fame was not very easy from the start....   [tags: Musicians]

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Nike and Social Corporate Responsibility

- Phil Knight and his track coach Bill Bowerman founded Blue Ribbon Sports in 1964. The company started as being a distributor of Onituska Tiger athletic shoes which were imported from Japan. In 1971 they broke away from Onituska and created their own of shoes. The company was renamed, Nike. It became the largest worldwide seller of athletic shoes. They branched out and created various products lines; shoes, clothing, sporting goods and digital devices. They used celebrities to promote their products....   [tags: jordan, athletic shoes]

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The Democratic Nation of Jordan

- The Democratic Nation of Jordan A few months ago I read an article in a magazine. It made me so angry that I was practically seething with rage. The article was written by Norma Khouri a young woman who lived in the province of Jordan. She was about 25, old enough to live her own life and make her own decisions, however she could not. Norma came from a middle class family whose parents had no ambitions for her beyond marriage. Norma and her best friend Dalia were eager to find jobs for themselves and had ambitions to become successful....   [tags: Free Essays]

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Biography of Michael Nyman

- Biography of Michael Nyman When Michael Nyman published his study Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond (1974, reprinted 1999), he could hardly have foreseen his own contribution to that 'beyond'. Disaffected with the then current orthodoxies of international modernism, Nyman had abandoned composition in 1964, preferring to work as a musicologist, editing Purcell and Handel, and collecting folk music in Romania. Later he wrote criticism for several journals, including The Spectator, where, in a 1968 review of Cornelius Cardew's The Great Digest, he became the first to apply the word 'minimalism' to music....   [tags: Papers]

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Michael Jackson

- Praising the King of Pop Michael Jackson Introduction: Perhaps no one has received this title in history “the king of pop”, now a days many artist’s have arisen and have performed but not as the king of pop known worldwide and in history, has dominated the world of pop as Michael Jackson. Born on August 29, 1958 to a strict working class family in Gary, Indiana. Michael Jackson has gone through personal scandal, family squabbles and numerous career quakes but Michael Joseph Jackson remains one of the planet's best known figures....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Michael Schumacher

- There have been many great race car drivers through racing history, but almost none of them have achieved what Michael Schumacher has during his entire career. A motor sport enthusiast since childhood, Schumacher, whose career spawns from the late 80s up until now, has achieved almost everything a race car driver could wish for: world championships, lap records, most-wins, most podiums, countless awards, etc. This is why according to many experts he is one of the most important and influential sportsmen in Formula One history, and perhaps in racing history too....   [tags: Race Car Drivers ]

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Michael Collins

- Michael Collins (Liam Neeson in the movie) was a product of the history created by the colonizing of Ireland and molded by the incidents of his time. In 1916, the British government ruled Ireland with a firm and cruel hand. When a group of Irish rebels staged a six-day siege at Dublin's General Post Office, only one of the leaders was able to escape execution, Eamon De Valera, an American citizen of Irish/Spanish blood. De Valera takes control of Sinn Fein after being released from prison in 1917....   [tags: essays research papers]

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The End Of Bees By Michael Schacker

- ... Flash to 1994: French beekeepers discerned mysterious die-offs with the introduction of GAUCHO - a Bayer CropScience product composed of imidacloprid (Schacker 52). (Note this was the same year IMD was green-lighted for agricultural use.) The beekeepers observed that unlike other known bee maladies, this disorder manifested without a rejection pile - a “cemetery” below the hive entrance created by worker bees that eject sick and dying members of the colony. Also unlike other bee afflictions, the colony was deserted excepting the queen and undeveloped brood....   [tags: Beekeeping, Colony collapse disorder, Honey bee]

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Cormac McCarthy's The Road and Michael Bay's The Island

- ... “The man fell back instantly and lay with blood bubbling from the hole in his forehead. The boy was lying in his lap with no expression on his face at all” (McCarthy, pg. 66). In other words, the boy was so shocked by the situation he was in; this caused him to change his attitude towards strangers. In the same manner The Island has important character development that causes the protagonists to change their behaviours. For instance, when Jordan Two Delta and Lincoln Six Echo escaped and went to Tom Lincoln’s house....   [tags: dystopian comparison]

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The Essentials for Conducting: "Evoking Sound" by James Jordan

- The beginner or expertise will benefit from reading Evoking Sound by James Jordan; this book is the total package for any conductor that is wiling to expand their knowledge upon this subject. It goes beyond the basics, yet it expands the deeper relationship between the conductor and the ensemble. It gives examples of how to produce the sound you want from an ensemble or even create a program; it gives many other examples that are truly valuable and creative. Jordan’s overall “take” on choral conducting is relying on thy inner self, focusing on mutual agreement within an ensemble, teaching the way of singing, and passing along the passion of music....   [tags: Evoking Sound, James Jordan, conducting,]

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Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time

- Robert Jordan's Wheel of Time “The Wheel of Time turns, and Ages come and pass, leaving memories that become legend. Legend fades to myth, and even myth is long forgotten when the Age that gave it birth comes again. In one Age, called the Third Age by some, an Age yet to come, an Age long past, a wind rose in the Mountains of Mist. The wind was not the beginning. There are neither beginnings nor endings to the turning of the Wheel of Time. But it was a beginning.” (Jordan, 1). In the world of Robert Jordan’s bestselling fantasy series, "The Wheel of Time", the life of the ordinary people has been undergoing some extraordinary changes....   [tags: Robert Jordan Wheel of Time]

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Michael Joseph Jackson's Life and Work

- Michael Joseph Jackson, also known as the "King of Pop" was born August 29th, 1958. He was an entertainer, musician and a dancer. One of the most influential entertainers of all times. Michael was an icon of pop culture for his own style of fashion and dance moves. He became a part of the music industry at the young age of 7, Michael made his debut alongside his brothers in the band the Jackson 5. This was the start of his career, which eventually led to a solo career starting in 1971. Beginning his career at such a young age, Jackson never had the chance to live a normal childhood....   [tags: Michael Jackson, ]

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The Raging Quiet by Sherryl Jordan

- The novel, The Raging Quiet, written by Sherryl Jordan, portrays the ignorance, suspicion, and prejudice that people feels towards other individuals who have done nothing wrong except for committing an unforgivable crime of being different than the rest of the society. Upon arriving in Torcurra, the protagonist, Marnie, finds herself an outsider in this remote seaside village. Alone in this place filled with unwelcoming villagers, Marnie befriends with two other people, a local priest and a madman named Raven....   [tags: Jordan Raging Quiet Book Review]

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Michael Moore's ‘Bowling for Columbine’

- Michael Moore was born on April 23rd 1954. He’s An American film maker, author and a liberal political commentator. He has directed and produced four of the eight highest grossing documentaries of all time. In 2005 Time Magazine named Moore one of the world’s ‘Hundred most influential people’. The documentary ‘Bowling for Columbine’ explores the possible causes for the Columbine High School massacre. It has won the ‘Best Documentary feature’ at both the Academy and Independent Spirit Awards, together with the César award for ‘best foreign films’....   [tags: Michael Moore, Bowling for Columbine, ]

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Vitiligo and Michael Jackson

- Vitiligo is a skin disease in which there is a loss of pigment (color) from areas of skin, ending in abnormal patches that feel like normal skin. Vitiligo affects 0.5-1% of people worldwide. That means about two million people are affected by this disease in this country alone. Compared to how many people live on this earth , the number isn’t that large. It’s pretty rare to have this disease. One of the two million people that was affected by this disease was a music icon, the king of pop, Michael Jackson....   [tags: Vitiligo, diseases, Michael Jackson, ]

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Michael Moore’s Capitalism: A Love Story

- Michael Moore used comical tactics as a way to appeal to his audience in this piece of literature. Michael Moore’s argument is that capitalism is destroying the nation’s economy rather than helping to develop it. The poor are suffering, while the richer are getting richer. The arguments that Moore used may not be considered tangible by all, but he definitely did have the evidence to support his argument. Michael Moore purpose was to expose this ground breaking issue of the dominance of corporate America through video....   [tags: Michael Moore]

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Visual Imagery in The English Patient, by Michael Ondaatje

- Every writer uses a different set of methods, known as the narrative mode, to portray the plot to the audience for individual reasons. In the first section of “The English Patient”, Michael Ondaatje uses his narrative mode in order to more effectively convey his message in an appealing way. One way he does this is by presenting the reader with visual images and vivid description that trigger their imagination. His use of visual imagery, description, and pronouns to present the settings, and to describe people and their actions is part of his narrative mode....   [tags: Michael Ondaatje]

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James Brown's Influence on Michael Jackson

- 1. Topic Question: Unquestionably one of the most influential musical pioneers of the last half-century, James Brown, often known as “The Godfather of Soul”, laid a musical foundation that many artists were influenced by. Ranging from Mick Jagger to Afrika Bambaataa to Jay Z, Brown’s musical characteristics can be seen in various artists. How did the music of Michael Jackson demonstrate the influence of James Brown. 2. Introduction: “The Godfather of Soul”, better known as James Brown grew to be one of the most influential artists in Michael Jackson’s life....   [tags: Michael Jackson Music]

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The King Of Pop By Michael Jackson

- Michael Jackson was given the title, the “King of Pop”, for very good reason; he captured audiences with his catchy lyrics, amazing dance moves, and dazzling outfits. His legacy has lived beyond the grave, as his music is played on the radio, his concert movie, This Is It, was released after his death, and people are still moonwalking and doing the Thriller dance. Michael inspired, and was adored by many, but his music did much more than just entertain. He sang about racial and social injustices and broke down the musical barriers of his time....   [tags: Michael Jackson, The Jackson 5, Janet Jackson]

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