Can the game become a part of life?
By German Manevitch | September 28, 2016
Basketball. Can the game become a part of life? Why is it so popular around the world? What’s so special in it? Why people so much like to play it?
I have been played basketball for 4 years, and this game fascinates me more and more each year. 4 years — seems to be not much, but in that time frame, for me and my team, basketball has become a whole special world, where we are — a single unit. We have common interests, favorite topics of conversation. And finally, we have a common goal: victory!
Why do I love basketball? I love it for its mobility, team spirit, and passion. I love the game because our coach gives us positive energy before each game, encouraging us to win. Here you will learn to dribble, and put the ball into the basketball hoop. You cannot gape. You must put «blockshots», thereby blocking the directional ball in your opponent’s hand into your basketball ring. You need to learn to score in the basket, no matter what, but, of course, without breaking the rules of the game. You can fool your opponent and give the ball to your ally, while indicating to your opponent that you want to throw the ball into his ring. At first glance it may seem that the game of basketball – is a game with intricate rules. But, in fact, everything is very simple and incredibly interesting. In short, this game is addictive!
Yes, basketball is a tough game, with a crazy dynamics. It is important to have the accuracy of the throw, high jump and many goals! According to UNESCO, on our planet 100 million people play basketball. For me, basketball — is the best game ever invented by mankind!