I love basketball because I am terrible at it. Despite my 6’ 0” stature, it seems that my brother stole any natural ability I might have had. Every morsel of skill I have has been worked and paid for with each drop of sweat spilt during the fourth rebound drill, each painful bruise I collect after being caught with a flying elbow, and each ragged breath I take trying to outsprint my teammate. Basketball, for me, is a challenge. Ever since I was a child I have loved a good challenge; I craved everything from riddles to difficult math problems.
So, when sophomore year came around I was prepared for a season of a lot of minutes and a lot of basketball. But, that 's not how it went. I got some minutes but I was held to a higher standard than all the other players so I would often get benched for the smallest of mistakes. I was frustrated and the joy started to come out of basketball. Then as my junior year came around my next sticking moment came.
My Story Hearing my future coach blowing his whistle and yelling for us to bring it in for our first varsity practice, I could feel my heart begin to race. Going to a school and joining the varsity team as a freshman with 7 D1 athletes on it and one of the best coaches in the country, one could say I was a tad bit nervous. Looking around in the huddle of teammates and coaches, I knew I had picked the right high school because the group of people surrounding me was going to make me a better basketball player. Having both perspectives of my coach giving me critical feedback of my play and my teammates encouraging me to never give up and keep working hard, I learned that it would be challenging, but if I kept my heart to it, I could reach some
It was my first day of tryouts I was in seventh grade. I have played basketball before the but that day my passion for the game actually came out that day. I was so nervous my heart was beating out of my chest and I was shaking like a leaf on a tree about to fall off. We ran most of the try out I was so exhausted sweat was dripping of my face and I was gasping for air every time I stopped for just a moment. My body was telling me to give up and quit but my heart was telling me give it all that I had left.
I also believe out of all these sports basketball is the best sport to watch on television. Basketball is very fun to watch on television because when you watch it you can take the moves you see the professionals perform and add them to your style of play. I take many of my moves from professional basketball players and make them my own because they expand my arsenal of tricks. There are a variety of tricks the players perform during games it makes the games much more enjoyable to be watching. My favorite player to watch is Kobe Bryant.
The girls have been playing with me and rebounding for me since they were old enough to walk and throw a basketball back at me and let's just say that the youngest one Anna isn't very good even though she thinks she the best in the world. The girls and I also have lots of memories together. One thing I remember is when Leah and Anna play with me this one time we were playing 2 on 1 and Anna went in to get a drink and Leah said she could take me and I was dribbling the basketball and suddenly she lunged at the ball and I moved it the slightest to the right and she fell over and by that time I ran on the hard, wet concrete , jumped off the hard, slippery ground, and then soared to the bright hoop like an airplane. I feel the wind rushing beside me, I feel the Leah hitting my leg, I feel the force of the jump from the hoop rattling after I dunked, it was almost liked I jumped like a olympic high jumper. I thought I was flying because I could feel the wind rushing through my hair and I thought how far did I
The dynamics of a game of basketball very well correspond with the adversities I faced, hurdles I overcame and achievements I made in life. On my first experience as a professional player, with the entire stadium packed with players, coaches and basketball lovers I became extremely nervous and missed a couple of shots. The shots I missed cost my team dear and made me so apprehensive that I could not even attempt another basket. However nebulous it might seem but it was this and many such experiences that played a vital role in making me the individual that I am. Playing basketball for more than a decade, I have come to realise that sports offer a great metaphor for life.
We were in the middle of a basketball game when Marissa threw me the ball. I tried catching the ball, but instead of catching the ball, it hit the tip of my middle finger. All at once, I feel my finger slowly but painfully collide will the ball. My eyes started to water and I was standing right in the middle of the court where everyone could see me. I felt so embarrassed because I thought everyone was looking at me.
Playing basketball helps burn your calories and build your endurance. Since basketball is such a fast paced game, playing one hour of basketball can burn 630 to 750 calories, and will help build endurance as there is a lot of running from one basket to the other. Playing basketball also helps to build muscle and improve balance and coordination. Playing basketball requires you to use all of your muscle such as your legs to jump for a dunk or dunk, and your hands and arms to dribble or shoot. Due to the constant the constant dribbling, jumping and shooting it helps train and build your muscles.
“It is only a game” is a common saying I have heard several times in my life. However, it does not explain the crazy actions and immense passion I experience on the PIT floor for basketball games. These feelings reached a pinnacle point during my freshman year basketball game against our arch-rivals, the Bettendorf Bulldogs. “If we can keep Bear from posting up and scoring, we should be win the game,” my friend Bryce analyzed. I responded, “We will need to shoot the three ball to have a chance, Bettendorf is a really good team”.
The time I almost got cut from the basketball team.the first day of tryouts I didn’t come because I didn’t have my physical at the time.but when I got it I was there and lots of people were and only fifteen could qualify. On the first day all we had to do was shoot and show our form. But we did do something a little fun you had to get a partner and perform some moves on him. So the coach said “go” me and my partner which was Robert. Raced down the basketball court.
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.
This game update requires plenty of flying ninja moves if you want to beat your opponents, so my biggest piece of advice is to practice your flying. After you 've done some practicing, practice more. Rocket League Basketball Tips The Net Advantage While the ball can 't drive through the net portion, you can. If you 're close enough to snap that ball away from your net, it can be the difference between scoring a point and sending that ball back to the other side. Go on the
When we played them, right off the bat,Boom, we won the tip off and Ali made a three pointer. They came down the court and we go a steal, ran down the court and made an easy layup. By halftime we noticed something, the expressions on their face… they were shook. We had intimidated the A team and that pushed us to play even harder and make sure everyone knew we were a dangerous team to play against. We beat them and we were happier than a kid at a circus.