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There are a lot of activities that you can do in your leisure time. Some people are so tired of work that they prefer to use their free time just for resting and sleeping. Others spend their free time on their favourite activities. For example, they listen to music, play their favourite musical instrument, go on a picnic, take a trip, go to the nature and enjoy the fresh air, hang out with their friends, go partying, go shopping, visit their relatives, spend some time with their kids and play games with them, read and write, watch TV, watch movies or cartoons, go to the theatre, surf the net, cook, do some gardening, etc.  Some people like me choose sports to enjoy their free time. Among different kinds of sports, I prefer basketball.

When you play basketball with your team mates you have a chance to get rid of all the negative energies that are piled up in you throughout work or study time. Your body is wholly involved. Basketball involves both your mind and your body. It’s an extremely physical activity, so that even your finger tips have to be strong. In basketball you need both stamina and speed to be a successful player. It’s not that important if you’re not tall. Your strength is of much more importance.  Both feet and hands must be strong. Even you need to be wise in this game. If you know where to stand so that your rival has a weak chance of blocking you, you’ll more successfully get close to the basket to shoot and score. Sometimes, by being wise and finding the right place to stand and block the rival saves your team.

Basketball is a team work and this is what I like the most about this sport. You learn how to cooperate with other team mates. Sometimes, you need to sacrifice yourself by blocking the rival so that your team mate can find space to go to the basket and score. Passing the ball to other members of your team makes the chance of winning higher and higher.

All in all, basketball is so enjoyable and fun if you play it in a group, not individually.

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Comment by Sniper Venom on July 1, 2013 at 18:05
@ Sima :
U command ur boss !
Intresting then !?
Comment by Sniper Venom on July 1, 2013 at 17:58
I loved ur writing style and I enjoy reading the text that no grammatical mistake can be found. Sth exactly like urs.
However it reminded me sth bad in my life that really turned me off.
Comment by A dream on June 30, 2013 at 11:01

I love swimming ,i remember i told my boss that i wanna take a class for swimming and you have to give me free time for it ..He said : never !!!!!!!!!!! and i start the same sport that NOSLPLS do ,,this is good sport but instead of losing weight ,you will gain more fatness .this is special sport for one who wanna be fat :P 


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Comment by noaslpls on June 30, 2013 at 3:11

The only sports activities that I do are chewing my food and blinking my eyes. LOL.

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