With 3 minutes left the chiefs scored I was so excited. My pulse was like a race car,but the score was 18-16 and we needed to score this conversion. As the quarterback snapped the ball it felt like the whole world stopped and the play was in slow motion. We scored I couldn’t believe it I thought the game was over I was as happy as a young boy on Christmas,but when I looked at the tv there was a foul and the points didn’t count I was so upset that ruined my day I didn’t say a world the rest of the night I just wanted to leave the Lakers game I cried myself to
The Effects of Basketball on American Culture and Life What is basketball and how does it effect our life and culture? Basketball a game created, and inspired by Dr. Naismith a school teacher. He created a small game much like the game of basketball to day but on a smaller scale with some key differences. Dr. Naismith’s game had 13 rules ,and now the NBA has 10 rules with different sections and articles about the rules. The first competitive game of game of basketball was played between to competing YMCA’s.
He makes the decisions to sacrifice many things in his life and to move only for the well being of his daughter. Another symbolic object representing Bobby's coming of age is his basketball. When K-Boy asks Bobby to play basketball in the park he almost makes it around the corner but realizes he forgot his child. Bobby runs back to the house and drops everything. "I lay my basketball down and it rolled out the door into the hall toward Mary's room.
When Howard was 6 years old, he decided he wanted to ride the ferris wheel at the county fair . All of his classmates were too scared to go on the ferris wheel . But Howard was not . Howard rode the ferris wheel 3 times , and the next day he was excited to tell all his friends what fun he had on the ferris wheel . When Howard was 8 , when his friend benny was playing baseball , and benny made a home run over the fence , the fence where the Beast lived , he jumped over the fence and got the baseball back for his friends , even though his other friends were too scared to face the Beast .
Walter Dean Myers novel Hoops is about a young black boy, Lonnie, who dreams of becoming a professional basketball player, "My game is my fame, and I knew it was together" (2). Coming from a broken home and living in a bad neighborhood, Lonnie sees that becoming a basketball player could be his escape from Harlem. Lonnie has a bad relationship with his mother to the point where he doesn't even sleep in her house sometimes. Instead he sleeps in the hotel he works at. While at the hotel one day Lonnie sees across the street that the gas station was being rob, taking this as an advantage Lonnie runs across the street and steals a case of alcohol planning to sell it.
Have you had a loved one that worried you sick? It was a another day at school, and Konnor can’t wait till the bell rings to go home. Today Konnor is going to go play some basketball at the lower lake in Eureka, IL. He is going to go with his older sibling Kaleb, and his cousin Austin. The basketball hoops are a little rusty and old, but the hoops are still adequate to play and shoot into.
He put ketchup on the dock and in the water and then put some of his clothes in the water. When his friends arrived he quickly hid in the reeds, then let out the loudest scream. His friends were now in shock and they were really worried than Chet jumped out of the reeds and said “I got you good”. Chet’s friends are furious for pulling such a terrifying prank on them and he regrets pulling a prank on them and Chet is upset and worried because his friends are the only friends he has had in a long time and he thinks he blew his
Dean Gullberry had always wanted to play in his city’s basketball league but people kept on saying that he wasn’t good enough, strong enough or big enough to be in the league. That's until Ray Lewis came and spoke one of his motivational speeches to Dean. One day Dean Gullberry’s life would change forever. Dean was walking to the river court but had to take the back alley to get to his destination because Dean heard 50 Cent got shot nine times on his normal path to the river court. While Dean was walking to in the back alley, he found a pair of kicks.
19 year old McCaan Utu recently murdered his mother and brother, but his friends and family members said the McCaan they knew would never do that. In 2013, McCaan was playing basketball for Plano West High School when he was injured with a concussion, and later he had another concussion in 2014. After both concussions friends and family said his personality changed negatively. School sports are too dangerous because athletes are pressured to play aggressive and through pain, which can have a negative effect on their future. School sports have begun to be too competitive which has caused kids to play more and to play more aggressive.
Basketball Shot Turns Deadly In Memphis The gym is supposed to be a place where you can go to work out, let off frustration or stress in a positive manner, and perhaps relax in a sauna or hot tub. That 's what it is supposed to be...not always what it is. After an argument during a basketball game at an LA Fitness Center in Memphis, Tennessee, one young man is dead. Vicdarrius Pollard just graduated from Kirby High School. He was excited about his gym membership at this particular LA Fitness Center because it had an indoor basketball court and because it was the first thing he purchased as an adult according to his aunt, Pamela Poole.
Teams like the Lions out of Memphis are joining in and picking up players who simply play and love the game of basketball. The league started during the NBA lockout a few years ago with NBA fans waiting, this was their perfect time to go watch some great basketball with some talented young players the game they most certainly
Harlan was a center on the Lakers 12-and under basketball team. After 1 game, when Harlan missed 2 free throws that almost cost his team the game against the Bulls, their rivals, he felt that he was a bad center. His next game he let the other center beat up all over him in the paint and they again almost lost because of Harlan, but won again because of Miles and Jackie, the 2 guards. After those games Harlan wanted to quit, but Miles and Jackie didn 't let him. Miles and Jackie went to the park with Harlan to help him improve his game.
Today was the first basketball game of the season, and Hayden felt really good about this game he came out ready to play, and knew all the plays. They were playing Indiana Hoosiers, and everyone was saying that Hayden didn 't deserve to be on the college team he was on, but he just let it go and didn 't let them get to his head, so Hayden kept a positive attitude and played his hardest. Hayden didn 't really get the play he was on the team because he was good and because of his height. It was the last quarter and Hayden 's team had the ball so Lebron Jeffreys had the ball and Lebron went to pass to Hayden. Hayden was wide open because the defense went and trapped Lebron so Lebron threw it to Hayden and Hayden SLAMMED DUNKED it!
They had a very selfish player that had almost half of their points. So we figured if we just lock him up when knew we were gonna win. He scored about 5 more points to start the 3nd half so by that time i just started guarding him. I knew he was weak minded and just wanted to shoot over me so i was just gonna be aggressive with him the whole time. He finally got me in the open court and everyone cleared out it was just me and him in the backcourt.