We're talking about a high school sophomore who is attempting to do something that I've never seen an NBA player attempt. Even if he's a "good"
shooter from half court, it's only something that you do in desperation situations. Your team should be able to get a better shot than that 99.9% of
I believe this example encapsulates a lot of problems with American culture. This high school basketball player probably was so excited about his
sudden fame because he made his first casual half court shot, he wanted to experience it again. He was playing in a very close game that his team only
won by five points. He was willing to possibly sacrifice the game for a chance at a viral video.
Does this say something about Millennial culture? When in history has a high school sophomore ever felt that they could regularly do something that
top professionals don't even attempt?
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Was he not instrumental in making that happen? You will note that the failure of his shot did not wind up with the opposing team having possession of
the ball, it having fallen to one of his team mates after being blocked. Do we know what the outcome of the resulting play was?
A wise man once said, that you have to know your limitations. The way a person learns what those limitations are, is by exploring the outer realms of
their abilities. Without the freedom to do that, one cannot learn anything worth knowing about oneself.
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