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36. A Day in the Park
Michael Hall always loved playing basketball with his
Scott. They lived next to a park, and
went to play basketball at the park every
. Michael was a junior at his college, and
was a freshman. They both tried out for
college team, but were so nervous during the
that they didn't make it. One day, while
were playing basketball, Michael noticed that a guy
watching them play. When Michael and Scott finished
, the guy who was watching them went up
"You guys have some skills," the guy
. Michael finally realized who the man was. It
Charles King, a famous basketball player. Charles told
that he used to play basketball at that
too when he was younger. Charles asked them
they played for school, or if they had
team with friends. They said they didn't make
into their school's team. "I never made it
my school's basketball team either," Charles said.
the brothers if they wanted to play a
of 2 on 1, they happily said yes.
won, of course, but he told the brothers
they were really good. Charles then told the
that he was starting a basketball camp at
old high school, and if they were interested;
could join it for free. The brothers had
about it, and said that they would love
join. "We just have to ask our mother,"
said. Charles laughed, and said, "Of course, you
't want to get mom mad." The two brothers
back home, and they told their mom about
had happened at the park. She told them
they could join as long as they kept
with their homework and their classes. The brothers
, and went back to the park to practice.