I love basketball. Beyond the sweat and bruises, it taught me values I now carry. Discipline: train constantly and stay healthy to be an effective player; be a team player: don’t hog the ball and play the game as one unit; and respect: respect other players, coaches, and other people. These values guide me through life. Sadly, even if you keep these values, you’ll meet a team that doesn’t. They play unfairly and treat basketball as a business. To avoid this, my friends and I organize our games and play at least twice a week. We only want to have clean, healthy, games. And most of all, we just want to have fun.
- Dianne Kathryn Datu
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