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Michela Nisbet 9 Douglas Heat Basketball
WHY did you start playing basketball? Because my friends started playing and it looked like fun. I decided I wanted to play too. How long have you been playing? About three months now. What position do you want to play? I want to shoot for goal, that’s my favourite. Who is your favourite team mate? Vanessa. She is one of my best friends and we have known each other for about six years now. What is the best thing about basketball? Getting to shoot goals. It is a really fun sport to play and I get to see my friends. What is the worst? When people trip you up. Or when you are warming up, the first person to five goals wins and sometimes the other team will catch your ball and throw it away so that you can’t score. Can you bounce the ball between your legs? Not yet, but hopefully learn soon. What are your future goals for basketball? To one day play for the Cairns Dolphins. How do you train? We practise shooting and we dribble the ball around chairs and shoot goals at each end. Why should people play basketball? Because you get fit and it is alot of fun. Do you play any other sports and if so which one do you like best? I also play netball and do gymnastics. I think netball is probably my favourite but it is a bit similar to basketball.