Demonte Flannigan: Basketball is my getaway from everything

Akhirnya ngobrolbasket berkesempatan untuk mewawancara sosok yang bermain di NCAA, Sosok yang sekarang bermain untuk  Cleveland State University (VIKINGS). selain itu sosok ini juga bermain untuk USA U-18. Banyak prestasi basket yang ditorehkannya sejak duduk dibangku sekolah. Sosok itu adalah Demonte Flannigan. Simak wawancara serunya dalam bahasa inggris dibawah ini

Demonte Flannigan saat bersama ngobrolbasket di FIBA 3x3 U18 Jakarta
Demonte Flannigan saat bersama ngobrolbasket di FIBA 3×3 U18 Jakarta
Since when you fell in love with basketball?
I fell in love with basketball the first time I stepped on a court and made a shot. The sense of accomplishment made me want to keep playing it and getting better so I could continue to make baskets.
Who introduce you to the game?
My step father, James Alexander, introduced me to the game of basketball.
Demonte Flannigan bersama team USA U-18
Demonte Flannigan bersama team USA U-18
What’s the reason you play basketball untill today?
The reason I play basketball until today is because I’m in love with it. When I step on the court everything else I’m worrying about, good or bad, goes away and I have complete joy. Basketball is my getaway from everything. Like a vacation.
What do you do for a living ? play at which club or team?
I play Division 1 college basketball for Cleveland State University.
Demonte Flannigan (no punggung 33) saat bersama Vikings
Demonte Flannigan (no punggung 33) saat bersama Vikings (Sumber foto: http://www.csuvikings.com)
Do you have a message for younger kids who wants to play basketball?
For younger kids who aspire to play basketball I would tell them to always play hard and do your best. Also have fun doing what your doing. Basketball is a really fun game.
Demonte Flannigan in Action
Demonte Flannigan in Action
What do you see in the future for basketball? Especially in Indonesia (you can tell just about you know about Indonesia baskeball)
The future of basketball is very bright especially in Indonesia. When I was in Indonesia I loved how much the people loved basketball and how anticipated they were in the game. They were also very nice and accepting of other people they visited their grounds. I can really see basketball getting big in Indonesia.
Demonte Flannigan saat membela Teamnya VIKINGS (Sumber foto: www.csuvikings.com)
Demonte Flannigan saat membela Teamnya VIKINGS (Sumber foto: http://www.csuvikings.com)
3 words for ngobrolbasket.com?
Three words for ngobrolbasket.com: Organized (everything is so well put together), wisdom (really know what you are talking about), and just awesome!!

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