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This Is A Descriptive Essay About A Basketball Game (It Had To Be In Present Tense Or Something Along Those Lines)

551 words - 2 pages

Some say basketball is an easy game, but if it were, everyone would be playing it. In the locker room I hear the murmuring of the guys talking about their day and the rustling of them getting their jerseys and shoes on. Coach walks in, the room silences. He gives his pregame speech, his voice echoing off the lockers, everyone listening to him as if he were an orator. Then we huddle, we talk game strategy and who's going to have a big game. Outside the locker room we can hear the crowd roaring "lets go Kings, let's go!" We leave the security of the odorous, stale, stuffy change room and head out to the floor, where the crowd is almost now deafening. "Buzz!" We all look at each other, its time to start. The first touch of the orange leather ball is exciting, the bumps stimulating to the touch. We got the ball, and the first basket is scored, then the next and the next as the first half of the game seems to fly by. When it hits half time the score is tight and everyone, including the crowd is tense, waiting and wanting a win.
It buzzes again, and then the whistle of the referee. The next half has started and it goes by just as fast as the first half; and then a roar of excitement goes over us as we got the tying basket. "Time out!" Yells the coach of the opposing team. Running to the bench, we sit and try to listen to see how we will play the last 45...

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