Saturday. You know what it is. Except the opportunity to actually go and play some basketball, you can relax and watch some great documentaries or movies displaying the game of basketball and its participants!
 
This saturday, I bring two interesting videos.

First off, the documentary about Chris Herren. This is an emotional and open documentary about a person with a ton of talent but a ton of problems outside basketball that transpired into a "one decade long nightmare": 
 
 
Secondly, maybe the toughest game of the Bulls era of success; Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals in 1998. Indiana Pacers seemingly had this in the bag (!), but the Bulls wakes up late and puts on a surge for an exciting finish:
 
 
 
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What motivates you into play basketball? What drives you through tough times and what makes you thrive to even greater lenghts when things goes well? This could easily become questions to everything in your everyday routines and experiences.  

 

It exists many inspiring and motivational clips outhere for you to share, for you/me as a basketball fan but even more as a person, to thrive and succeed in life.

I have chosen to share a  link to only one video. Even though its through one persons view on the positive and negative things in basketball and in life, I believe it summed up most of my way of thinking and hopefully you can relate:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uB5Pt_8cr6Y

 

 
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Are you the kind of person who want to take the last shot? And on what stage is this shot being taken? Whats on the line? For you, for your teammates, for your team, maybe your neighbourhood, for your fans... Wow, its a lot to think about.
 
But, what about the "Greats", do they... "Think" about it? How do they embrace these last few seconds of the game: down 1,2,3 points, maybe more (!), or maybe tied ... down 2-3 in the NBA-finals... How do these players do what they do? This is Crunch-time, where all the clutch-players seem to celebrate the opportunity to make the gamewinning play that sends their team home with the victory, proudly knowing that everyone knows that this one player is going to take that last shot which make it even more epic if it goes in.
 
Michael Jordan. You cant the greatness or his willingness to Always succeed at what he did on the basketballcourt. This video, that is a part of an interview with Michael Jordan, really tells all of "Who Michael Jordan became and was": 
 
 
Others who have succeeded greatly on the court, making gamewinning shots in crucial moments:
 
Jerry West, "The Logo" and "Mr. Clutch" made many gamewinning shots and this time he throws in a nice 60 foot shot in game 3 of the Finals between Lakers and the Knicks to send the game into overtime: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Txl1_sVerNk
During these days, there were no three-point line...
 
During the post-Jordan-era (its funny how you adore someone so much that he himself becomes a timeline for something!) the most prolific player of the time has been Kobe Bryant. Despite the upcoming rise of players like LeBron James and Kevin Durant, Bryant has been the greatest at making the gamewinningshots:
 
 
and here all almost all of them... ;
 
I hope you enjoy these posts, and I hope spring will be settling down now so we all can go outside and play some hoops.
 
 
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