My Best Friend 's Basketball Player Essay

1945 Words Jan 25th, 2016 8 Pages
I couldn’t wait for the season to start. I was so excited to play basketball that I told my best friend who was on the girls’ basketball team. Since I was going to play Unified basketball, I needed to practice. My best friend gave a basketball to me for my birthday so I could practice for the season. Since it was so cold out, I had to practice in my garage. Once it got warmer out, I went to one of my friends house to shoot on their hoop. At the time, I didn’t have my own hoop to shoot on.
At the beginning of April, practices began for the season and I only practiced twice a week. Most of my team were boys including someone who bowled with me on Fridays. At the second practice, I got to pick the jersey number that I wanted to wear. I picked 31 because my favorite college women’s basketball player is number 30 and my best friend’s brother is #31 on the Oswego Men’s lacrosse team. I didn’t know that her brother was #31 until after the fact. Recently I found out that one of the girls varsity basketball players that is a senior was number 31 for club basketball. For the first couple practices we practiced the basics of basketball like dribbling, passing, and shooting. At one of the practices, my team tried man-to-man defense but my team had difficulties with that type of defense. At the next practice, we tried zone defense and that’s the type of defense we played with the whole season.
At the end of April, we had a scrimmage at Shen. At Shen, there would be 5 teams…

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