Essay The Death Of Kentucky Basketball

1187 Words Sep 23rd, 2015 5 Pages
Growing up in Kentucky, a love for Kentucky basketball comes naturally. Will Davis has been a die-hard fan since he was just a baby. He loved Kentucky basketball more than anything, it was his life. Nothing made him happier than Kentucky winning, and nothing hurt him worse when they lost. He watched every game with his dad. When he was just a young boy, he vowed that he would one day wear those eight letters across his chest and play in front of the 23,000 rowdy Kentucky fanatics in Rupp Arena.
Not many people work as hard as Will does, his work ethic is practically unmatched. Even as a kid playing little league basketball, he practiced every practice like it was his last and played every game like it was his last game. Day in and day out he left it all on the court. Will’s father, Steve instilled this work ethic in him since day one. Steve was a pretty good basketball player himself. He never played college, but he excelled at the high school level. Steve and Wil both shared the same dream, to play at the University of Kentucky. It didn’t work out for Steve, so he decided he’d do everything in his power to help his son reach that elite level, and achieve his dream.
Once Will got into middle school, his hard work was showing, but he still just didn’t have the height to truly be a big time ball player. All the other kids in his grade had already hit their growth spurts and were taller and stronger than Will. But Will refused to let this bring him down. He knew…

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