Occasionally one gets to view various competitons and on this occasion the Basketball was more exciting than I expected. It is of course good to see something different once in a while, so going to watch Women's basketball seemed like a good idea at the time but I really had NO idea whether I would really like it or not.
Well it didn't disappoint, the teams came on to rapturous applause then warmed up with practice shot routines, then it was literally end to end action with teams neck and neck at about half-time, with scores being 30 all.
The Audience were loving it, cheering every basket scored or the counter-play going from defence to attack very rapidly.
There were breaks and time-outs and even then various entertainments were put on for the audience, making the whole evening an enjoyable affair.
Overall it was really enjoyable, a great atmosphere and I can see exposure of sports not commonly seen here in the UK, are going to be a LOT more popular thanks to the Olympics, from Basketball to Handball to BMX etc, these are the Legacies for our younger generation too.
Tony Kilcoyne is a member of the General Dental Council and prolific contributor to the GDPUK.com website. He has been selected to look after the Olympic Atheletes from all over the world for the Olympic Games London 2012. He will provide expert dental care as part of the main medical team based in the Olympic Village. Tony hopes this blog will act as a catalyst and if anyone is attending any of the events or just has some questions or curious about anything, I hope you'll feel able to join in here and contribute where-ever you can.