Dribble, dribble, pass, shoot! Basketball. What separates the men from the boys, the strong from the weak, and those who are good at basketball from those who are not. Basketball, it all comes down to this. First off, height is very important. Some say height doesnât matter in basketball. They are wrong. Height is everything in basketball; if you arenât above five feet tall, donât even try. Gony Bijek, an avid player of âbeeball,â calls it âThe Olympics of the Hood.â He goes on to say, âThe game makes my heart skip a beat and makes me feel like a little boy again, so to speak.â The most important play in basketball is the Alley-Oop. This entails of throwing a basketball up and having another player dunk the ball through the hoop. Without mastering this basic skill, teams cannot progress much farther than âexcellentâ. If you want to achieve âlegendaryâ status, you must be able to do this at will. iBall, or intramural basketball at Ames High, coincidentally falls upon the same season as school basketball. Not to be confused with iBowl, iBull, or girlâs cheerleading, iBall is a integral part of Ames High culture. Whether you want to show off your basketball prowess, or just dress up as a gangster, iBall is perfect for you. There is no clear indicator of how teams will do better than the presence of Anshuman Dash. Indeed, Dash is the âLebronâ of iBall. The court trembles when he hits the ground after a strong rebound, and dynasties rise and fall because of his presence. What does Anshuman say about his greatness? âItâs a combination of talent, determination and luck,â says Dash, âMostly talent of course. I have found that dunking on an eleven-foot hoop makes dunking on a regular hoop much easier.â This years basketball team will be the best in years. By that I mean it will probably be better than the the last two years, definitely not the year before that. I think this because the players on the team are better than they are last year. Shoot for the stars!