So, you may be asking, Why would doing well at basketball camp make that much of a difference? Simple! Because the most important step in getting recruited to play college basketball is getting coaches to NOTICE You. Standing out at B-Ball Camp can get you noticed FAST. Getting an athletic scholarship takes many steps.
Giving Back to Hawaii Growing up in a small town called Honoka’a on the island of Hawaii has taught me a lot. Hawaii emphasizes on always giving back to our community. I plan on doing that by helping kids develop skills, and fundamentals for the game of basketball. Basketball has been a part of my life since I was six years old and now I 'm going to be 18 years old, graduating high school and moving onto college. Basketball has always been a big part of Honokaa town because of players such as Kami Shigematsu , Keisha Kanekoa , Erica Tadio and many more.
I must admit that I was extremely frustrated when my doctor told me the conditions of my back. But after years of self-evaluation and reconsideration, I started to realize that the undesirable result does not necessarily make my commitments worthless or futile. Even though I lost a couple of opportunities to show how hard I had been working, playing basketball did change my life enormously. Basketball served as a driving force and motivation throughout my adolescence. I worked hard in basketball in order to persevere, especially after I started practicing with the district basketball team.
Despite the departure, Kobe remained connected to basketball, as his grandfather would mail footage of NBA games. Bryant has cited several NBA hall of famers as his role models, all of them contributing to his growing knowledge and love for basketball. These NBA greats had a valuable impact on Bryant, who incorporated many of their skills into his own game. This was recognisable during Kobe’s NBA career, where he adapted and perfected his idol Michael Jordan’s signature ‘fade away’, as well as Hakeem Olajuwon’s trademark ‘dream shake’. In summary, one can study Kobe Bryant’s socialization into basketball by examining the prominent figures surrounding him in his childhood, as well as the role models whom he used to fuel his knowledge, skill, and interest in the
Chamberlain faced off against him and beat him in a score of 25-10. He had both coaches in awe as they couldn’t believe a high school student beat a NBA prospect and NCAA champion in a one on one match. Born was so upset at this loss that he didn’t even enter the NBA, and left to go be a tractor engineer.
In the beginning of the novel, Lupica portrays Danny as a hardworking individual who is hesitant with himself and uncertain with his abilities in the sport basketball. He was uncertain with his confidence due to him being the smallest player on the court and was questioning if he would be able to play with the top players in the country at the camp in Maine. Whether Danny wants to admit it or not, he was scared and “as brave as he tried to act in front of
Finally when Stephen Curry was meeting new people on the team he had courage. Stephen Curry is a hardworking man who has quiet courage. Getting into a famous college was tough for Stephen Curry and his extraordinary family for a number of colleges did not accept Stephen Curry do to his physical appearance. Also his incredible family worked firm and hard to earn Stephen Curry in college. When his family were searching to find him an extraordinary college to play basketball for it was exhausting.
“There 's more to me than just the jersey I wear, and that 's Christ living inside me.” This is a quote from Wardell Stephen Curry II that shows that he has a strong faith and he is not a selfish man. Curry was born into a very athletic family, everyone in his family is or has played a sport and was successful. Curry mostly grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina, but he also lived in Toronto Canada. Curry moved his way up to professional basketball quickly skipping his senior year in college along the way. He has had a career with ups and downs, including multiple injuries, but he has had a successful basketball career.
Air ball— again. My form was lost, coordination gone, and so was my patience. I’ve stopped playing basketball for 3 months mainly because of school work and things going on in my life. I was determined to get my skills back no matter how long it’ll take. I started a game of basketball with other people inside the gyms court.
Recess that day was just like the others. I went to the basketball court and started shooting basketballs into the hoops. I felt a bit gloomy, like the weather. But little did I know how much worse I would feel at the end...................... Recess had just started, and I was already at the basketball court.