It is no secret that for the past five years the Golden State Warriors have dominated the NBA. Many sports analysts have even stated that the dominance will continue for the next decade with players such as Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and now Kevin Durant.
Since 2016, there have been a number of political protests, but none more widely known than the national anthem protests. In the last few days of the 2016 NFL season, Colin Kaepernick was the first to kneel for the national anthem, sparking outrage from many NFL fans, according to SBNation.
Since the creation of the NBA in 1946, some of the greatest athletes in sports history have been NBA players. Players such as Kobe Bryant, Wilt Chamberlin, Stephen Curry, and Kevin Garnett are just some of the great players that have played in the NBA. However, like with every sport, only a select few make it into the top seven greatest players ever.
It seems as though every few years a player emerges from college that surprises the country and goes onto to be a superstar in the NBA. Stephen Curry, better known as Steph Curry, has been one of these players. Known for his prolific 3-point shooting ability, Curry has been the backbone to the Golden State Warriors’ Championship teams.
Within the past few years, the University of Alabama has solidified themselves as one of the greatest dynasty’s college football has ever seen. And the mastermind behind Alabama’s success, head coach Nick Saban, does not seem to be stopping anytime soon.
The first Olympic games were held in the eighth century BC by the Greeks. For centuries men would compete for days in different events such as wrestling, boxing, chariot racing, the discus and javelin throws. The different city-states would compete against one another simply for the right to represent their city-states with the coveted olive-wreath, according to Bleacher Report.
Dwayne Wade has played 14 seasons in the NBA and has announced that he will be coming back for his 15th season, however, it will be his last. Wade posted on Twitter and said, “I never wanted a “farewell tour” but being in the position to have one is an unbelievable honor that I couldn’t rob my fans of.”
Over the past couple of years, no one NFL player has created more controversy then Colin Kaepernick. From kneeling for the national anthem, to suing the NFL for collusion against him, Kaepernick has caused more controversy than any one NFL player ever in its history.