Basketball Essay Topics

Basketball Case

Introduction      Basketball, a game that was born in nineteenth century with the purpose to provide an “athletic distraction” to the students at the School for Christian Workers in Springfield, soon became a successful sport. More than 300 million people play basketball worldwide. The History of Basketball Invention and Rules       Basketball was invented by… View Article

Los Angeles Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers are an American professional basketball team based in Los Angeles, California. They play in the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Lakers play their home games at Staples Center, which they share with their local NBA rival, the Los Angeles Clippers, the Los Angeles… View Article

NBA All-Star

Specific Purpose Statement: To explain the different events and competitions during NBA All Star weekend. Central Idea: All Star weekend is a action packed event where fans vote, attend and/or watch the most popular NBA stars battle out in various competitions. Basketball or as I like to refer to it, B-Ball, started in Ontario, Canada… View Article

History of Basketball

Basketball was invented in December 1891 by the Canadian clergyman, educator, and physician James Naismith. Naismith introduced the game when we was an instructor at the Young Men’s Christian Association Training School (now Springfield College) in Springfield, Massachusetts. At the request of his superior, Dr. Luther H. Gulick, he organized a vigorous recreation suitable for… View Article

Anthony Davis

My research is on the subject of Anthony Davis Jr. He was born on March 11, 1993. He was born in Chicago; Illinois. Davis is the son of Anthony Davis Sr. and Erainer Davis. He has a twin sister, Antoinette and an older sister, Iesha who also plays basketball at Daley College. He attended Perspectives… View Article

Julius Winfield Erving, the Rise of a Basketball Legend

There have been many famous athletes in our time but there are some athletes that stand out in their sport above almost all others. There is an elite group at the top of every league that either played and dominated or are still playing and dominating. Well in the game of basketball everybody knows about… View Article

Michael Jordan Biography

In Michael Jordan’s biography on the National Basketball Association (NBA) website, they state that,”By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time.”. He was one of the best, winning countless awards, breaking many records, and making product endorsements. He is also the majority owner and head of the basketball operations for the… View Article

Successful Athlete

Vince Lombardi says “the price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand and the determination that whether we win or lost we have applied the best of ourselves to the task at hand.” A dedicated athlete puts forth their all by fully devoting themselves to their sport. They always try to… View Article

Economic Effects of the NBA Lockout

The National Basketball Players Association lockout greatly affected the United States economy. Greedy team owners and greedy players fighting over large amounts of money caused the lockout. In March of 1998, team owners felt that they were paying players too much money, causing clubs to lose money, so they voted to reopen discussions on the… View Article

Geography Assignment- Globalisation of sport

Basketball: A. When and where did the game originate? Basketball was first invented in 1891. But the first formal rules were devised in 1982. Basketball was first originated in America at a school called Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) by a group of boys. B. When and where the game was first played in Australia?… View Article

Choose the Right Path in Life

Damion Booker is a 6’5 point guard from Rialto, California that is supposedly the best point guard since Magic Johnson. Magic Johnson was an incredible athlete he was versatile, had basketball IQ, he averaged a double double, and most of all a leader on the court. Damion Booker followed those same exact aspects. Damion Booker… View Article

Sports Jargons

“They’re on fire,” this one’s in the bag,” and “we played our hearts out” are a few commonly used phrases in the sports world. These terms or phrases can also be known as a jargon, which are specific words or lingo used by a particular group. According to Leslie Savan in her article “Black Talk… View Article

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant are two of the greatest basketball players to ever live. The way they play the game is memorizing. These two athletes are very extraordinary, though only one can be called the greatest of all time. The debate still and will always continue on who is the best. On one hand,… View Article

Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978), nicknamed the “Black Mamba”, is an American professional basketball player who plays shooting guard for the Los Angeles Lakers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He entered the NBA directly from high school, and has played for the Lakers his entire career, winning five NBA championships. Bryant is… View Article

The Last Shot By Darcy Frey

Growing up in Coney Island seemed to be no easy task. For many, basketball may have been the only way out. For Russell, Tchaka, Stephon, and Cory it was the way out. It was a way for them to escape the rough environment and the poverty stricken streets that they were forced to reside in… View Article

Asian American Women in Sports

Asian American women in professional sports has always been a struggle in the media. Asian American males has somewhat made a slight appearance of success in sports media but not so much for women. There are some famous Asian athletes out there such as Yao Ming, Jeremy Lin, and Michael Chang who have made a… View Article

Don Haskins on Racism

The final buzzer rang off in Maryland’s Cole Field House basketball court. Many watched a game of Texas Western Miners and Kentucky Wildcats on March 19th, 1966, and yet most didn’t realize they just witnessed sports ethics redefine itself. It was a championship, an all or nothing statement for the players of Texas Western. The… View Article

Kobe Bryant and Lebron James

Introduction In today’s world whenever somebody talks about the most favourite players then Kobe Bryant and Lebron James come on the top of the list just because of their remarkable performances and their young age achievements. They both have started their sports career from the school age and then they excelled in their respective sports… View Article

Manu Ginobili

Emanuel David “Manu” Ginóbili (born 28 July 1977) is a 6 foot-6 inch left-handed Argentinean professional basketball player. Coming from a family of professional basketball players, he is a member of the Argentine men’s national basketball team and the NBA. Ginóbili spent the early part of his basketball career in Argentina and Italy, where he… View Article

Biomechanical Principles In Basketball

Basketball is a very competitive and popular sport in our society today. The NBA playoffs are going on right now and it has proved to be a very physical and intense post season. This sport takes an extreme amount of talent, coordination, and athletic ability to become a champion. There are a few biomechanical principles… View Article

Outline of Michael Jordan

Thesis: Michael Jordan was the greatest basketball player in the NBA. I. Michael Jordan played NBA, known as National basketball Association A. He played for the Chicago Bulls B. He led the Bulls 6 championship rings C. Jordan was named the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century by ESPN. II. Jordan was known… View Article

The Power of Dedication

In her article, “The Last Shot”, Darcy Frey takes us through the life of a struggling underprivileged senior in high school, Russell Thomas, living in the projects of Coney Island who is using his basketball talent to try and make it to the NBA in hopes of a better life. On the other end of… View Article

How to Play Basketball

In order to play basketball, you need one basketball and two basketball hoops on opposite ends of the court. The hoops should be ten feet high. In an original game, you should form two teams of five individuals apiece would be the requirements. If a court just so happens to be full or fewer players… View Article

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

My coach asked three of my teammates along with myself to play in the Marysville 3on3 basketball tournament this past August. We were scheduled to play our first game at 9:00 AM on Saturday morning, as my dad and I were the first to arrive we wandered over to take a look at the brackets,… View Article

About My Childhood

My name is Rouda Mohammed Al-Suaidi. I started kindergarten at the age of 4 in one of the finest schools in Abu Dhabi, which is Al-Worood Private School. I felt so scared on my first day of school and I didn’t go to school alone. My mother used to stay with me in class which… View Article

A Tale of Two Coaches

Bobby Knight is an American college basketball coach. He has the most coaching victories in NCAA men’s basketball history. His 1975–76 Indiana University team had a perfect 32–0 record and went on to win the NCAA championship. He was the coach for the U.S. men’s basketball team in 1984 and led them to Olympic gold…. View Article

Accident in Basketball Court

It was a wet afternoon. Tom and Sam had arranged to meet up for a basketball game at the nearby basketball court. When they reached the basketball court, they were dismayed to find that the basketball court was still wet from the early morning downpour. Initially, Sam advised Tom not to play on the wet… View Article

History of Basketball

Basketball has become a nationwide played sport ; there are multiple leagues in basketball now and today. Basketball originated in Springfield Massachusetts by a Canadian physician at Ymca professional which is now and todays Springfield College! This sport has been noted as the most played sport in the world. James Naismith created a worldwide sport… View Article

Converse Shoes

Converse one of the most popular brand shoes in history was created in 1908 in Malden Massachusetts. From the beginning, Converse campaign ad was aim toward basketball players and their fans. With their signatures shoes known as the Chuck Taylor All Star, Converse had the first basketball player working for them as a salesman. As… View Article