Descriptive Essay About Basketball

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Basketball Basketball is a great sport for young people to play. I played basketball for five years but then I messed up my ankle, so I couldn’t play anymore. I played point guard and shooting guard, those were my favorite position because I like to take the ball up the court and call plays. Point guard is a hard position to play because you must keep the whole team focus and aware of what they must do. My granddad introduced me to basketball. I used to watch basketball a lot on tv with my grandad. My favorite player was Allen Iverson, he played for the 76ers he was the best point guard in the league. My grandad like the Lakers. I learned a lot by just watching the game and watching people play. Most of the time I do get frustrated, but I end up calming down, so I can stay focus. In the early life when it was made people really didn’t know how to play. It was made in Springfield, Massachusetts by James Naismith. After he made it he added rules to the game. One of them were that each team must have nine players, so it can be fair or even. The basket looked a little different from now. He started with a peach basket and they used a soccer style ball. The first public basketball game they had was played where he invented it at Springfield, Massachusetts on March 11, 1892. Michael Jordan said “The game of basketball has been everything to me. My place of refuge, place I’ve always gone where I needed comfort and peace. It’s been the site of intense pain and the most intense feelings of joy and satisfaction. It’s a relationship that has evolved over time, given me the greatest respect and love for the game(brainyquote.com).” This is Michael Jordan favorite thing to do as you can see. He releases stress, pain, and any anger he has just by playing basketball and that’s why he’s the best right now that ever played. Basketball is a sport that been out for a long time that mostly all boys love. Most people are gifted with that sport and some aren’t. After the first public basketball game it started going everywhere in the world even overseas and even females were playing. Then after, colleges started to adopt the game. The first college game was played in Madison Square Garden. A lot of colleges was playing that sport.

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