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Day 133

24689209959_79a47df534_ofirst game in the tournament and it was beyond intense.  i walked in honestly thinking i wanted the to lose, so that the season would be over.  but as they played hard and as the opposing team’s fans grew bitter i wanted us to win.  we did.  by one point.  on to the next seat in the bracket.25030518596_e58c1340af_o

the foul shot that could have ended it for us.  he didn’t make it.

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day 131


these kids are eight, nine years old the and game is played as intently as a professional nba game.  that ambition paid off today and they won their second game.  it’s on to the tournament for this team.

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Day 124


we had to tell him it was ok to steal the ball from an opponent.  i think he’s getting the hang of it.

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Day 89


waiting to play

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Day 75


about to make a great pass.

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Day 68


he shows great trepidation when it comes to the sport’s ball. whether it be soccer or now basketball.  he lacks the confidence to go after the ball.  in fact he barely knows how to dribble, let a lone go for a lay up.  but today he made a great pass.  that led to a team mate making a basket.

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Day 61

23252649920_87441eafd5_obasketball season has begun. this is his first game, ever. after one practice. one. the team lost, but played well.

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