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Anton Erlandsson

Name: Anton

Where are you from? Sweden

How old are you? 13

When did you start playing the game? 12

What made you interested in playing basketball? The teamwork,and the hustle

Do you remember your first organized basketball game? Yes, i rode the bench, and the first play i made i went to the wrong basket 😛

How did you play and how did it make you feel? i feelt happy because i knew i wanted to improve from that first game.

When did you begin to take basketball seriously and why? i think after this years summer break. i had gone into a relationship, and after a heart break with her i noticed that basketball helped me. the guys i played ball with were still there, and i knew they always would be there to help me.

Does your family support you playing basketball? Yes, but they always preach academics first, and i do put effort into both the court and the classroom.

What influenced you to play basketball? i think Vince Carter, when i saw him fly on youtube, i think it was the dunk contest. it was just a sensation, and i feelt like something had happened.

What is your favorite aspect of playing basketball? The intensity down the stretch, when down by a few. 10 sweaty teens who can put aside all their problems to win a game of pure passion and will. seeing them give up their bodies just to earn an extra point or two is perfect.

What is your motivation to play? I want to be great, i want to be accepted by my friends as a basketballer. i strive to achieve the best i can be, i love the game to much to completely walk away from it, so why cant i just become the best i can be.

What are your habits before a game? I wake up and walk 2 laps around the gym court before skool starts, and before i tip off i always jump up and touch the net and let my legs recover

What is your favorite hobby? Reading and Working hard in fitness

Do play other sports competitively, which sports? The ordinary track and field, bodybuilding, swimming.

What is your favorite food to eat before and after games? an apple and a granola bar.

What is your favorite pre-game music? Eminem Till i collapse

Do you have any religious background and basketball? Nope, im not a believer of faith

How often do you workout? I workout 7 days a week, 5 are basketball, 3 are bodybuilding

Do you have a partner or on your own? on my own.

Have you gotten seriously injured? Nope, ive gotten so many minor injuries that i cant really feel those any more.

What are your strong points in basketball? I hustle, play with Team in mind. and i have a nice shot from outside of key. and my freethows

Do you consider yourself healthy and why? Yes, but i am a perfectionists and i need the pefect body

Favorites

Your favorite basketball gear brand? Nikes

What size shoe do you wear? 13

Life

Do you have many friends who don’t play basketball? Yes, my good friends are my age, but the basketball friends are older.

What is life outside of basketball for you? Boring, im tired of drama and relationships.

Do you get a lot of attention because you play basketball? No, im pretty funny though so i get popular in that way.

What are your plans after your basketball career is over? i think basketball will always be part of me. i can always shoot shots

Is basketball your life? Yes, its true

Where has basketball taken you? Nowhere yet, but its taught me how to respect people and mature.

Have you traveled a lot through basketball? If so, where have you been and which are your favorite places? Ive never been anywhere outside of the skool areas where we play other teams.