What Does Basketball Mean To Me Research Paper

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“Basketball is just a game”, some people may say, I am not one of those people. Certain things and events in your life can be a change for better or worse. Personally basketball has taught me to have confidence in myself, strive for perfection, and chase my dreams. When I was a little girl, and even now, I love the game of basketball. It all flows, the hypnotic rhythm of the ball against the hardwood floor, how five people work together to simply get a ball through a hoop. The sheer simplicity of the game calls to me. Whenever I've had a terrible day or I just feel like I don't fit in, I pick up a ball and the world seems right again. Playing the game of basketball gives me the courage to interact with other people and reach out to try new things. Confidence on the court gives me confidence off of the court. Without basketball I wouldn't try new things or meet new people.…show more content…
Dribble, dribble, pass, shoot, it becomes a song only I can hear. Playing basketball makes me want to be perfect, the perfect shot, the perfect game; I want it all. To play basketball I need perfect grades,so basketball drives how well I perform academically. No matter how much I practiced or how many hours I spent in the gym I never dreamed I could play college basketball. I originally came to Crowley's Ridge to just scope the place out and see how I liked it. I spent the night in the current resident assistant’s room, whose name was Jennifer. Her suite mate was and still is the basketball head manager, name

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