Anything with long sleeves to cover my skinny arms
A dance dress, superman cape or afro
My plain old college jersey suits me fine
A jersey which has a nice slogan on it
Maybe a headband for receding hairline
T-shirt and gym shorts
Something with my own face on it
Fluttering in the wind as a run
Shades and flower shirts are nice!
Practice jersey is just fine
Skin-tight attire which allows me to glide nicely
The backdown and hook
Good lowpost moves/ Dreamshake
The Slamdunk of course!
I don’t have a favourite weapon, I own a complete arsenal
Scoring 40 points before your opponent realises it
The clutch three pointer!!!! Dagger to the heart!
The drive to the hoop plus the foul
The fake pass and drive
The lob/behind the back/between the legs pass
Not really an offensive specialist here… but maybe steal and dunk.
Under-sized centre (because my team is small)
True Blue Center
Rebounding/ Defensive Forward
Highlight Power Forward
Grit & Determination Grit and determination Grit and determination
Strength and Prowess
Stability and Cool-headedness
Flashy and Glamorous
Humility and Sensibility
Speed and Decisiveness
Creativity and Versatility
Confidence and Foresight
Sacrifice and Pragmatism
Roam around 12-18 feet and wait to see if the Point Guard passes to me.
Trying to get the tip-in rebound
Setting a screen for my teammates
Trying to score an an alley-hoop dunk
Depends on what the coach wants me to do
Teammates just like to pass me the ball to take the last shot
I take the clutch shot, there is no other option!
I try to cut to the basket to receive a backdoor pass
I can pass or shoot depending on what is needed.
I’ll be dribbling the ball looking for the open man to pass to
Locking down my opposing star player
Get back up while doing knuckle pushups
I don’t get knocked down; I do the knocking down
Just standup, dust off, and continue playing ball
I curse, swear and demand a foul from the referee
I complain abit, but just focus on beating my opponent fairly thereafter
Sigh, but sprint back on defence. Not expecting any calls in my favour
I get up and knock the offender down.
To be honest, I feel kind of winded when that happens, so I tumble a bit
Try to land properly without injury
Just groan in pain, and hope to get the call
The referee almost always calls the other player for a foul.
The Fantastic Flagpole
The Gregarious Giant
The Big Fundamental
Triple Double Machine
“Hang in there with the bigs! I know they are tough, but you can beat them!”
“You need to rotate on defense more quickly!”
“Perhaps you can try dunking the ball instead of hook shots sometimes?”
“Stop attempting dunks and try some proper post moves.”
“Just keep doing everything that you’re doing for the team.”
“Dude, it’s time to take over the game. Now!”
“Man! Start passing the ball and stop playing 1 on 5 basketball”
“Fast breaks are good, but let’s try running our half-court sets too.”
“Utilise your fakes more and pass out while you drive into the lane.”
“Don’t pass too much if the lanes aren’t open. Patience is key.”
“You’re doing a good job preventing em’ from scoring, but don’t pass up the open shots!”
He loves me because I put in the most hard work.
Exasperation, because I like to dance on the sidelines at times.
He’s my teacher and coach, I listen to him and follow his advice
Grudging respect, like a genius kid with his parents
Healthy mutual respect. You know that you need to work with him to win
Total obedience. You are not a mindless slave, but you know he sees the game better
I’m the god of basketball, he listens to me, unless he’s Phil Jackson
I’m generally receptive towards coach, though he could speak faster.
He’s ok, but sometimes a tad boring. Can we just play freestyle?
We are co-strategists. I respect his views and am his avatar on the court
He appreciates you as the dude who will sacrifice your stats for the team: you respect him for that.
My lack of strength in the low post
Mid-range jumper please
Perhaps injecting more flair into my game
Learning the post-moves
Performing in the clutch, when your team needs you most.
Being a more vocal and assertive leader
People tell me it’s my passing, though I disagree…
Creating my own shot in half-court offense
Playing off pick and rolls.
Improve my 3 point percentage
Being more involved in the team’s offensive flow.
Channel your anger into benchpresses in the gym
Shrug it off and go do physiotherapy for the tough double teams
Shake my head, shrug my shoulders and go rest for the next match
Find the nearest inanimate/living object and use it as a punching bag
Talk to the media about it, but in a calm and composed way.
Talk to coach about it and then sleep it off
Blast the officials in the media, employing sarcasm if possible
Talk to a media at rapid fire pace, then go do some sprints to ventilate.
Curse loudly and think of how you should flop more convincingly the next game
Go to the locker-room, watch tape, and brief your teammates on what you have learnt
I’d most probably have fouled out, so I’ll just rant about it in the locker room, but watch tape on my next opponent too.
The V5 Rocket Launcher- you can hurt at long range with your length and shooting.
The Mammoth Tank that lawnmows everything
Optimus Prime- slow, steady and sensible
The Kia Optima; so I can dunk over it
Amphibious Vehicle: It moves on all terrains
Stealth Fighter Jet: Silently dropping bombs
The Hell Cycle from Ghost Rider: no one rides with me.
F1 race car, preferably with no brakes
James Bond’s Aston Martin: wheels or gun mode, your choice.
Mobile Radar Vehicle: I find all targets that are available
Minesweeper tank: I take out all my enemies explosives
Protein shake to get bigger
5 hamburgers and 10 beefsteaks
Plain Boiled Potatoes and Medium Steak
Frog Legs to enhance my jumping
A balanced diet of multi-vitamin pills
Chef’s Salad: light and healthy
One man candlelight dinner
Fast Food: and make it snappy at the drive thru
Two-flavoured ice cream in a single cup
Carrots and Brocolli for good eyesight
Influenza jabs and vitamin C: I’ve got the strongest bodily defences.
“Don’t underestimate me!”
“Get lost or get hurt!”
“Get the basics right and we’ll win games.”
“Why don’t I ever grow sick of watching myself on the Highlight Reel?"
“The Force must be Balanced”
“Victories are meant to be savoured; not celebrated.”
“There is no I in TEAM, but there is ME.”
“Dish or Dunk: that is the question.”
“Time for the laser-light show: Don’t blink your eyes!”
“Stealing is not a felony, it is a defensive statistic and Defense wins championships!”