I responded, “We will need to shoot the three ball to have a chance, Bettendorf is a really good team”. Conversations about the Bettendorf vs North Scott basketball game, like the one Bryce and I had, were debated, discussed and argued ever since the high school basketball season had started. The vaunted Bettendorf
Being a kid at High Point is pretty basic, white americans who all speak english and drive BMW’s and Range Rovers. For junior point guard Jorge Perez- Laham, it was different story, he had a rougher transition than most kids going into college. Born in San Juan and raised in Canovanas, Puerto Rico; Perez- Laham Picked up the sport of basketball at a young age by learning from his family. “I was probably 5 when I started playing, my mom was the person who got me into basketball because she used to play in college and professionally, also being able to watch my older brother play while growing up taught me a lot.” Perez-Laham lived in Puerto Rico until 17 then moved to Miami for his senior year of high school for basketball. It was his first year away from home and living in the states, he had to overcome several things living in a strange place for his first time.
Stepping on the court in college and in the pros’ made history. He played with the Bullets then he got traded to the Celtics in 1952 and became the first african-american player ever to play for the Celtics. He played there for three more years then retired in 1955. 38 years later he died of cancer in 1993. His spirit of courage and bravery in those times of the movement is something that everyone will truly
To start off, I was born on August 21st, 1936 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During my youth, I honestly didn’t like basketball because I thought the sport was “for sissies.” I was more of a track and field child. But I later ended up falling in love with the game mostly because basketball was the most popular sport in Philadelphia. Shortly after, I attended Overbrook High School and scored over 2,200 points. Then I moved my way on to the University of Kansas to play basketball,
Billy was one of the best players in the nation.Every college wanted to get him.But he stopped playing because he had head trauma and so he quit. When I was young my mom died from cancer. So Sean my dad was sad and was a single dad. We played games together and had fun.Dad thought how much he loved Billy was his most favorite thing in the whole world. But they still got along very well.
The family moved west and eventually settled in Port Coquiltam, a community located 27km east of Vancouver. Evan at a young age Terry Fox was determined, especially when it came to sports. By the time he was in junior high school, basketball had become his favorite sport. Even though he was five feet tall, in Grade Eight, and had very little natural ability, he was determined to make the basketball team no matter what. Seeing this, the coach suggested that he should take
Swish, that was the sound of Hayden Hoose, he just made a three point shot and swished it. Hayden Hoose is the youngest male kid to make a half court shot in a basketball game. He was considered a basketball legend; people from China were hearing about Hayden Hoose. Hayden not only plays basketball he also plays baseball. People from China not only heard about his perfection for basketball, they also heard about his perfection for baseball.
Kevin Durant’s early life was rough but it made his career and life stronger mentally and stronger. September 29, 1988 in Suitland, Maryland was the day a legend entered the world. Growing up his favorite basketball player was Kobe Bryant. He was one of 4 children; Brianna, Anthony, and Rayvonne. Parents were Wanda and Wayne they thought Kevin had a special talent in basketball.
O-Oklahoma Oklahoma is the place I was born yet the only time I was ever there was maybe the first two to three months of my life I don’t remember obviously. I’ve always wondered what it’s like there. One day I hope to go there because I fell in love with a lot of their sports teams and I want to meet my biological brother. My favorite sports teams in Oklahoma are the Oklahoma City Thunder of the NBA, and the colleges of Oklahoma State (The Cowboys), Oklahoma (The Sooners), and Tulsa (The Golden Hurricanes). I started paying attention to the NBA when my brother Scott bought NBA 2k11 I played with every team and found myself playing with the Thunder the most, because I loved playing with Kevin Durant and Russel Westbrook.
“Anthony come down here.” my mom called from downstairs. “I’ll be right there hold on mom.”... Hey, I´m gonna tell you about myself. My names Anthony Mason, I’m 14 I have brown hair and brown/hazel eyes and I enjoy playing soccer and football and baseball (until i got injured) I live in los angeles california. I have 3 brothers and 3 sisters.Were a pretty big family. I share a room with my brother jake, we don 't get along most times, but when we do everyone 's surprised,and trust me i don 't enjoy sharing a room with him .
I played five on five basketball with people who came to the park along with my twin brother and cousin. My knees continued to hurt even worse every time I played on the concrete courts. My dad eventually told me that it isn’t good for athletes with bad knees to play on concrete. I was determined to make it work. My brother, cousin and I decided to go to the community center to see when the courts were available to the citizens for open play.
For example, John Wooden, a basketball player that went to the University of California once said, "It 's not how big you are, it 's how big you play." How you play is something that can either bring excitement to the sport or, if you don’t play with passion and go one hundred percent, how boring you are to watch. For the NCAA there are 351 teams in just Division 1 with each team offering 13 scholarships per year. Coming out to about 4,511 players fighting to make a team, and hopefully make it to the professional leagues. For most kids, this is their only shot of doing something amazing with their life, so they play with passion
Michael Jordan Basketball star Michael Jordan has changed the game of basketball forever. Every young athlete only dreams to be half as good as the king of basketball once was. Nobody is yet comparable to the stud, with his success and skill, nobody will anytime soon. Jordan played college basketball at the University of North Carolina. After just three years of college, he was drafted by the Chicago Bulls, he helped the team make it to the playoffs.
It was like both teams were playing good defense, but the other team had scored with six seconds on the clock. Then, our point guard for our team got the ball and ran fiercely down the court and passed it to me with three seconds on the clock and I didn’t know that the point guards’ twin brother was in the corner but I hurry and shot it but I
My whole career first started from a sport called basketball. I was in 7th grade and we were aloud to do sports so i decided to be like my sister Yvonne and tryout for the team. When i tried out for the team i found out I didn’t make the team and i was kind of bummed, but when my Dad found out he told the coach that “ either Wilma and Yvonne join the team together or neither of them will’ and then we both were on the team. Basketball season went great if we were winning by a lot the coach would put me in only for a minute though. After basketball season was over the coach asked all the basketball players to try out for track and so I