The Glory Days

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I still remember when my parents got me first basketball. I didn’t even have a hoop to shoot it in, but I made use with what I had available, whether that was old garbage cans or laundry baskets or whatever. I wasn’t going to let anything get in the way of my dreams. I practiced with that ball every day outside after school. Once my parents saw how committed I was to the sport and pursuing my dreams they finally bought me my first basketball hoop. I remember my dad even had a tree trimming company come and remove so trees from an area in the backyard so we could put up the hoop.

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College Aspirations

This my official first post.¬†It’s also official that I will be packing up my stuff and heading off to college at UT Arlington this summer. I just got my acceptance letter in the mail a couple months ago and have already spoken to and tried out for the basketball team at UTA. The coach told me that I definitely had some talent and some real potential to make the team. He even invited me to start training with the team this summer during off season workouts.

I really can’t believe this is all happening. It’s happening so fast. This is just the first step in my journey to making it to the NBA and eventually achieving¬†my goals.

Well that’s all I have for right now. I should be updating more frequently here soon, so check back soon to see my next post.