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I Love Basketball

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    I have a passion for basketball nothing will

    ever take that away from me. I personally think it's harder than football because it requires more technique and athleticism believe it or not. There are less breaks in a basketball game then in a football game. Not only that but it's faster paced too. I can literally go forever...
    aLivingMemory aLivingMemory 18-21, M 2 Responses Jan 16

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    It's my 2nd life anyway.

    I just like the sweat the heat and the sun :))
    lwh98 lwh98 16-17, F May 6

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    My son plays basketball

    for his high school ! He's in the 9th grade. 6'3! He made 21 points in a game last week and was in the newspaper. He will play AAU basketball this summer! I am so proud of him. Basketball is his passion and he will go far with it:) Blessed!!!!
    AmyG40 AmyG40 36-40, F 3 Responses Feb 16

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    At our playoff game!!

    Good luck guys. Hope we win cuz I did not just drive an hour and a half while I'm all sick to lose :))
    kaitybugg424 kaitybugg424 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 18

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    Played B-ball 'til My Fingers Bled

    I played basketball every day I could as a kid. My neighbors had basketball standards and I would go every day to shoot hoops. I usually played alone or if my friends saw I was playing they'd join in.On cold days, my fingers would get so chapped and dry that they'd eventually...
    Original Original 41-45, M 2 Responses May 14, 2013

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    I Love Basketball

    i use play basketball i was in school. im jeremy 6 foot 7 inches tall? weight 279 pounds, in wrestling class in college here in australian. like playing games online playstation 3 system. making new friends. hope soon get photographs on here. i got tired face book. non-smoker...
    basketballjones75 basketballjones75 36-40, M 1 Response May 30, 2013

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    I'm not that insanely great,

    but my height can be an advantage, and i have a huge arm span... and well, i can throw accurately, and far... perks of being 6 ft 1 ;) haha, always played it in high school, the girls kept cheering me on when i was going for half courts, or skill shots, which is basically my...
    image2fite image2fite 18-21, M Apr 4

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    conniee3 conniee3 18-21, F 2 Responses 15 hrs ago

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    Defense defense!!! I'm a ball hogger at times

    and I can't help it. I love playing basketball and making a shot :)
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 1

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    Shootaround Listening To Music

    One of my favourite things to clear my head nowadays is to load my mp3 with my favourite music and get on the court during the night,when I'm alone.There,everything leaves my head.There's just me,my music and my ball.Love it and wish i had started doing it earlier.
    dangerousblender dangerousblender 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 24, 2013

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    Stress Reliever

    whenever i'm stressed out i just go shoot hoops for an hour or so to get everything off my mind
    Wedgiegal12 Wedgiegal12 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 5, 2012

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    Proud

    I was not always a great basketball player. I had to struggle and to work hard daily. I was cut from teams. I been through moments of doubt. But, i kept at it. I am now at a point where I am training for tryouts overseas. Go figure!! Just keep your dream alive and sometimes it...
    startingpointguard33 startingpointguard33 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 18, 2013

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    I played like **** again today,

    I really need to man up and get my **** together physically as well as mentally. I need to start running, eat right, and most of all keep it up. I'm feeling determined , I can't quit on it . I wanna drop at least 15 pounds of body fat by June 5.
    BlazinAsian1 BlazinAsian1 18-21, M 1 Response May 1

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    Basketball lets me let out stress

    and anger! I'm also very competitive and athletic so it pushes me to do my best!
    ariana39 ariana39 13-15, F Dec 27, 2013

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    Love the sport been playing

    since 6th grade. I'm not perfect at playing but it's a fun sport
    PedroNune PedroNune 16-17, M 1 Response Jan 27

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    reppindetroit reppindetroit 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 13

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    Basketball isn't just a game to me.

    It's my stress reliever and the one thing in life that I know for sure I'll always have. Sure because of it I may be first pick for a boys pick up game instead of first pick for a date. But at the end of the day, my goal is a college scholarship to UCLA or Duke, not to win prom...
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F Aug 15

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    ParisMaisie ParisMaisie 13-15, F May 21

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    ReallyThatsUnreal ReallyThatsUnreal 22-25, M Sep 5

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    Sheena0814 Sheena0814 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Ive been playing on a AA team

    for 7 years now! And captian for 3! Go Saints! :)
    buttercup0598 buttercup0598 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 19

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    Young m willing to do anything to help his

    family. Have anything to ask www.gofundme.com/7b4p5c
    Boredathomeboy Boredathomeboy 18-21, M Mar 9

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    ๐Ÿ˜I love basketball

    so much. Tbh I would rather play bball than hangout wit my friends
    Jordananon Jordananon 13-15, M Aug 15

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    I love soccer but I use to play basketball

    when I was younger ,and I loved it when I would dribble the ball and my friend would be behind me rubbing his **** while I try to block him from getting the ball .. I never new if he enjoyed or he was just into the game .either way, it got me so hard when we would play .. I...
    pablojr pablojr 18-21, M Jun 23

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    verox3 verox3 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 13

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    The Greatest Game Ever Invented

    It was December of 1891 when James Naismith created truly my early childhood love...the game of Basketball...Little did Naismith know that in his invention of the game would it bring about a demonstration of grace that we all appreciateThe grace of a Magic Johnson "no look pass...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Apr 22, 2012

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    Kansas lost and the guy the sixers want the

    most, scored like 3 points. all this makes me very uneasy inasmuch as the sixers may want to ride on his scoring. i am unsure about him as a draft choice at this time. duke got bounced early and the other potential choice did not have a bad game. maybe he is the one.
    backalley backalley 70+ Mar 23

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    I love the feeling of dribbling up

    and down the court. Hearing the swish of a perfect shot. And the feeling after a hard game or practice and knowing u tried ur best. Whenever I need to calm down or get something off my mind, I play basketball.
    madibballbooks madibballbooks 13-15, F Jun 14

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    MagicMan15 MagicMan15 13-15, M 1 Response Jul 29

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    If you love basketball you should DEFINITELY

    follow hoops_scoop on twitter for all high school, college, and pro NBA news . If you're sports related you'll be followed back :)
    cutemuffin524 cutemuffin524 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 25

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    Basketball

    This is the only sport ive ever loved to play! I was starting varsity my freshmen year of highschool. I am a senior now and have 755 total points! I need 245 to make my 1000 points! Wish me luck :)
    Lexeebabe Lexeebabe 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 14, 2013

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    14loft 14loft 13-15, M 1 Response Mar 21

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    Basketball is my favorite sport I love the game.

    When I was younger I was always the best on my travel team and I still play for fun. I always try to go to a Miami heat game against the Celtics and I am a die hard HEAT FAN!
    FKKKKKKKK FKKKKKKKK 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    It's my passion! I played in college

    and I still play overseas. This is not only a game, but it is my passion and I'm damn good at it!
    Hooper7812 Hooper7812 31-35, M Sep 13

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    Lebron James' Important Quote Of His.

    โ€œBasketball isn't easy. All my life I've been striving to make myself better. It's a full time commitment. To be the best, you have to work the hardest. You have to chase what seems impossible over and over and over again, because giving up is not an option, and when you feel...
    YoungSwag1998 YoungSwag1998 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    I love basketball,i'm never going to give it

    for anything or anyone, if anyone makes me choose I'll start dribbling the ball and they can watch me walk away, because i won't change for anyone, and basketball was my first my love, i'm not turning my back on the game
    addictedtoweightlifting addictedtoweightlifting 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    Any playoff predictions?

    (And thoughts about pacers lost?)
    benj3 benj3 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 19

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    My Life!

    I play overseas and I get buckets. this is what I'm paid to do. it's my life it's my drug of choice, but most importantly, it's me. i'm 6'6 and I've been playing at the International Pro for the last 12 years. God is good and I've truly been blessed!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Nov 19, 2012

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    The season starts in like 2 months!

    ! Can't wait to play my heart out!! It is honestly my life
    BallinBae BallinBae 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 11

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    Basketball is my passion,

    and I cannot fathom myself not playing it. If i were to choose between a guy and basketball, I would choose basketball :-P
    Aileen73 Aileen73 36-40, F Mar 8

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    Anyone watch that Blazer game last night?

    ?! Awesome last second shot, holy cow.
    pincher76 pincher76 36-40, F May 3

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    "Talent wins games.. But teamwork

    and intelligence wins championships."โค๏ธ๐Ÿ€โœจ
    justkeepswimming24 justkeepswimming24 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    igetbuckets igetbuckets 22-25, M Aug 12

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    Got free tickets to the Bobcats game tonight

    from an organization. About to see them take down the Magics on our home turf. ๐Ÿ˜†
    patrick199 patrick199 16-17, M 2 Responses Apr 4

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    I'm good at basketball

    and I want to make a team but I don't know how ! And who !
    emkayonexx emkayonexx 16-17, F Mar 31

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    I'm ready do get out

    and play some good games!!
    bja12sc bja12sc 31-35, M Sep 11

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    Simply Playing For The Love Of The Game...

    This is a true story taken from a time during my high school years when I used to play a lot of street basketball. During my Sophomore year of high school...I quickly developed the habit of hanging out at one of the local parks after school. Not only was this park close to my...
    KassieKat KassieKat 46-50, F 5 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I am in love with basketball and football (soccer) I feel so different when I play. I will play with anyone especially older people and I love learning new tricks. I'm a shooting...
    Mickey1701 Mickey1701 13-15, F Aug 29

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    This experience sounds a little pretentious but it's the closest thing I can find to post what I am about to say. I responded to someone in their late 30's and thought I would...
    fullofmemories fullofmemories 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 11

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    Jesus is my first love. Truly. When I was a little girl I had a hard time making friends (I still do) but finally after a friendless first and second grade, the daughter of a...
    syntheticrhyme syntheticrhyme 46-50, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    To be honest I have always been a good girl. Good grades, a good person, always trying to do what I thought was right. But then I met him. Not exactly in the way most people meet...
    rachel13124 rachel13124 16-17, F Aug 26

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    My main pastime. Right now it's baseball. Go Royals, but I love the NFL and college basketball too.
    krst76 krst76 36-40, F 2 days ago

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    NW: UAAP Season 77 Men's Basketball FEU Tamaraws vs UST Growling Tigers Go FEU!! ๐Ÿ€
    JAD01 JAD01 31-35, F Aug 23

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