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What is the theme of the Million Dollar Shot?

What is the theme of the Million Dollar Shot?

The theme of million dollar shot is if you practice hard, things will happen the way you want them to.

What is the conflict of million dollar shot?

The conflict of this story is when George Finkle (host of million dollar shot) starts to mess and sabotage Eddie’s shooting so he doesn’t have to pay him. George pays these kids to paint his basketball goals and made the backboard lean over.

Where does the Million Dollar Shot take place?

New York City
He knew Finkle had been spying on him while practicing and thus knew how good he was at shooting. Eddie arrived in New York City for the game and, under monumental pressure, made the shot and received the one million dollars.

Is the million dollar shot a movie?

The Million Dollar Shot is an upcoming film based on the book by Dan Gutman. Coming soon in 2020s.

Why is it called a million dollar wound?

In popular culture. In the film adaptation of Forrest Gump, the titular character received a million dollar wound. Given his below-average intelligence, he took the expression “million dollar wound” literally, and said that “the Army must keep that money, ’cause I still ain’t seen a nickel of that million dollars”.

What genre is the million dollar shot?

Basketball story
The Million Dollar Shot/Genres

Why did Forrest Gump go to the White House?

In the Forrest Gump film, Forrest meets the President in Washington, D.C. to be congratulated when he is certified an All-American football player for his performance at the University of Alabama. Later, Forrest laments on President Kennedy’s assassination, followed by that of his brother Robert Kennedy in 1968.

What does GI stand for?

general issue
When this happened, GI was reinterpreted as “government issue” or “general issue.” The prevalence of the term led soldiers in World War II to start referring to themselves as GIs. Some servicemen used it as a sarcastic reference symbolizing their belief that they were just mass-produced products of the government.

How many pages is the million dollar shot?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781423100843
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Series: Million Dollar Sports Series
Edition description: Revised ed.
Pages: 128

Where does the million dollar shot take place?

Million Dollar Shot. The second setting took place in school and that is where Eddie played basketball sometimes. The final and third setting took place in New York City and that is where Eddie gets to shoot the Million Dollar Shot. He shot the Million Dollar Shot at Madison Square Garden.

Who are the main characters in the million dollar shot?

The Million Dollar Shot is about a kid named Eddie who started as a horrible basketball player for his school team. Eddie had a friend named Annie who is really good in basketball and she helped Eddie. One morning, Eddie was reading the newspaper (because Eddie likes to read comics strips), and he saw it.

How did Eddie win the million dollar shot contest?

A few days later Eddie’s mom gets fired from the Finkle company. Eddie can now enter the contest. Eddie asked Annie to help him write the poem and he won the Finkle contest which means he was now in the Million Dollar Shot contest. If he made the foul shot at the NBA finals he wins 1 million dollars!

How did air ball win the million dollar shot?

There’s nothing but net in this engaging tale of basketball and life. Eddie “Air” Ball wants to win the Finkle Foods poetry contest for a chance to sink a million-dollar free throw at halftime of the NBA finals. He knows he can make the shot, no problem. He’s not so sure he can write a winning poem, though.