Life Is Like A Basketball Court

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“Life is like a basketball, it bounces up and down.” I love basketball. I feel affection for the taste of victory, when you win a game. However, I also find losing a worthwhile experience. I worship the feeling where you score a point. It’s slow motion at first, as you gaze at the shot you’ve made, wondering if it is going to manage. Then the taste of your salty sweat and the sound of your pounding heart are back in action. *Swoosh* the ball rapidly swirls into the hoop and falls through the net. It is so stunning, and so breath-taking. “Beautiful shot! BEAUTIFUL!” the coach would yell. Everyone would give a little cheer, and I would smile and look down. I am proud to make the shot, but not cocky about it. It’s for the team, teamwork… I …show more content…
Sometimes, you may accidentally make those errors, like the mistakes in your life, but without mistakes, you would not have experience. We learn from our mistakes, and that is important. Losing a game and failing something in life, is close. Really, it means you have just let yourself down, although basketball is more about teamwork. Parents can be the ones you let down too with grades, and educational subjects. See? It is quite similar. What is the point? You work unbreakable to be the one, and when you get it, you keep going. To me there isn’t such thing as the final triumph or great sensation. There could be little achievements, but that is not it. You go on, following success, but it gets tougher as you face more competitors. Towards the end, you get exhausted. That’s when there is a break. When you get a break, you are literally resting and calming your heart beat. In life, that stands for you giving yourself a little rest and encouragement. You also get encouragement from the audience; the people who would support your dreams and push you gently to move forward not fall behind. Audiences could include your friends not on court with you, your family members, and sometimes a person you have fallen for, your crush. When you fall in love, you care about the one you love, just like basketball, you look into the audience post, and you see the one that took your breath away. That doesn’t indicate that you