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.
William Forrester is a famous author that Jamal turns to who helps him enrich his writing. Jamal, is a 16 year old boy who loves to play basketball with his friends at the nearby park. They often see William watching them outside of their window. One of Jamal friends dared him to retrieve an item from William’s apartment. But, not until William finds him sneaking into his apartment Trust is hard to earn when you try to steal from someone, such as William.
The public perception of police officers has been negative he Gainesville police department received a called about rambunctious children playing outside in the neighborhood. Officer White responded to the noise complaint. When he arrived at the scene, he notices teenage boys outside playing basketball. Officer White got out of his patrol car, and participated in a game of basketball with the teenagers. Officer White could have handled the complaint totally different, but the Officer chooses to engage himself with the children playing basketball.
He came up with the idea of not having to run but position to get to the ball. He took a collection of sports such as tennis, badminton, and of course, basketball. The YMCA is where volleyball was first associated at and it change from volleyball.Since William Morgan worked there and watched other sports play, it gave him the inspiration to come up with another game. The YMCA is like the Norwalk rec and it was just ran by YMCA. Therefore, without the YMCA and William having a job there, volleyball may have never been created.
In many of our lives we face adversity and crucial scenarios that seem to be impossible to overcome, but the one thing that allows us to persevere is ambition. In the novel Summer Ball by Mike Lupica he demonstrates the key aspects of how to overcome adversity through the life of Danny Walker a eighth grade boy who plays the sport basketball. Danny and his closest friends are from New York and are heading to a summer camp for basketball in Maine, but this is not just any camp it is a camp for the top players in the country. The mood and characterization demonstrated in Summer Ball illustrates the ambitious attitudes that reflect the focus and importance of success to overcome many obstacles. 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.
She is always positive and happy. Some students think it’s all for an act, but that doesn 't get to her. She is on the girls basketball and softball team. Despite her being good at sports, she is really clumsy. She tries to be careful, but she stills ends up on the floor everyday.
The girls talk and tease each other. They play basketball differently. They go around and defeat men’s teams, by doing silly distractions and causing the game to go on longer. However, all of the girls are extremely gifted in basketball. Anyways, Cassius leaves the girls to go pick up some food, he leaves Charlene in charge.
It makes up who I am today. With basketball, I wouldn 't know where I would be today. Because it has taken me so many places. It got me here today I did not know how my life would have been if I didn 't play basketball. that my life wouldn 't have been so great if I didn 't
One summer, there was a kid named Dean Gullberry and Dean liked to play the game of basketball. Dean would always go out to the river court and do what he does best. Dean had three best friends that he had always spent time with 24/7 playing basketball and just hanging out. His friends Ben Dover who lived across the street from Dean, Dixie Normous who Dean met at the river court but didn’t go to his school, and Jack Koffing who Dean met playing travel ball back at Compton. 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.
Walter also commited himself to playing sports. In the mornings he would play basketball in thr morning with his friend Eric. Walter prayed the most for the dodgers to win. Also during the summer he couldn’t borrow Mrs. Conway’s books during the summer so, Walter went to the public library to get books to take books home. The other boys would tease him about bringing books home from the library.
“One of my favorite parts of Illiana was hanging out with my friends and going to watch the basketball games or other sports events.” Mrs. Kramer stated. Attendance was high for the basketball games. Mrs. Kramer remembered, “For the away basketball games, they would hire a bus for the fans. It cost fifty cents to a dollar and you could sign up in the office. If there weren’t enough people who signed up, the bus wouldn’t go.” Today, many students attend the basketball games and sit in the student section called the Loud Crowd.
Fall River’s High School Basketball team’s point guard was unguarded on the court as well as off of the court. Drug and alcohol use were swept under the rug as long as Durfee High School Basketball team was winning. The pressure in Chris’ early life that led his addictive behaviors came from the town depending on him for winning basketball, his family, and passing the drug tests. Basketball became a runaway train in the Herren house, sports were in the bloodlines of his family. Chris Herren was a very young athlete with pressures seen not only in Fall River but also nationally.
Last year I played basketball for the Bath team and Red Cedar team. In my last game I had 24 points, over 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks. After the game the opposing coach came up to me and asked if I wanted to join an AAU team and at the time I didn’t know what that was. He gave me his number and I learned that AAU was a league for really good basketball players. “Are you really serious about basketball?” said my Dad “Yes Dad, I’m sure” I said “Then let’s call the coach” said Dad Then we called the coach and started going to practice.
I help little kids off the streets, at a local park I go to my friends and I we usually play basketball with the kids who grew up on the streets, that don 't have anything, a home, clothes, a place to sleep. Us the teenagers around my neighborhood we try to stop the gang violence around where we grew up, we do talk a lot of children out of wanting to live the gang live, or the street life. The main thing my friends and I mostly influence younger kids to stay in school and what they want when they are older, what I am mainly trying to change is the mind of kids that want to live to be that. Israel Arbieter tried and still is trying to change the minds of the world so that another horrific event such as the Holocaust won 't happen again. I can remember the Holocaust in my own way.
On Sunday I went to Great Life to work with my basketball insuctor, Jen. I went there AROUND 2:30. We worked ON: my jump shot, my right hand, which I never use; post moves, and some ball handlaing. As we were shooting we noitced that these little kids were having tourble shooting on a full 10ft basket; therefore I helped them lower the basket so they could shoot. They similed and thanked me as they contiuned to shoot.