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Hardwood Lessons From Under The Spotlight

Somewhere on the hardwood Play grounders said you were good Talent agent brought you indoors They were really fir sure In between the flashing lights Gleaming and bright Loud noises Drowning out sociable voices You were able to score More and More Traveling to different cites on a promotional sporting exhibition tour Whether it was taking trains, planes or automobiles You avoided the defensive steals Moving a team from the land known for lakes Franchise success deemed the spectacle not a fake It was a city nicknamed angels Fame and fortune façade had no danger Ad mist the wild fiery glow “It’s like you know” A place where shaking ground could make one honestly state ‘it’s time to go’ Two or three points defined the scoring way Navigating through the polluted gray All done for contractual pay For plastic Making all these baskets Or was the glamour true Better than representing the red white and blue Wearing 76er colors gold medal cool Freedom has been under the microscopic test Maybe it was our attitude touting ‘we are the best’ Everybody now sinks field goals in a bubble Due to health care trouble Staying six feet apart Following rules from the CDC chart Making issue not wearing face masks visiting the mini mart Taking away life’s trusting fun Infecting the idea ‘going out and getting sun’ Reported many are resting in peace Not much word if there are markers acknowledging all the deceased Many times celebrities were welcomed nice gestures Acts could be putting on pressure In the same fashion as an artistic academic coach professor Remember when getting the open clear lane During this civil game Where not bouncing a ball is a walk Penalized turnover people whisper and talk Four others work together performing in the show Passing around this round rock Skills learned respectfully in friendly competition on the block Swishing into the nets Nightly one hundred a team is supposed to get Sending people home entertained not upset While flying in the air Doesn’t matter who taunted the dare It is what it is Athletic show biz

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