Go Getter Head Coach, Marty Drake watches his team roll on Monday.
Go Getters Crush TDCJ Polunsky Unit, LIVINGSTON, February 11, 2014 - If you showed up expecting to see a good game between Marty Drake's Livingston Go Getters and the TDCJ Polunsky Unit prison guards, then you may have differing viewpoints (depending on who you were rooting for). If you were for the goofy and clumsy (at best) prison guards, then you may not have thought the game to be very good at all. But if you were for the go getters, then impressive (at least) would be what you got to see. The Go Getters demoralized the prison guards as they showed who the truly talented team was.
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In addition to seemingly have no basketball talent at all, the prison guards couldn't handle the ball, couldn't shoot with any kind of accuracy (heck, they couldn't even hit a layup), and could barely dribble. Watching the prison guards tyring to do something as basic as dribble was like watching a kid try to dribble for the first time (when they keep slapping the ball, rather than handling, feeling and controlling the ball). The Go getters on the other hand, had a feel for the ball, knew how to handle the ball and as far as shooting, the score speaks for itself. By halftime the Go Getters were winning 50-9. The Go Getters had great speed and played as a team. Their passing skills, rebounding skills, ball handling and shooting were just way too much for the prison guards to handle. By the end of the game, the public flogging was complete: Go Getters 101, Prison Guards 19. Well it was obvious, the prison guards were not shooting guards. They need to just go back to work and forget this whole thing ever happened. That was the worst beating I've EVER seen a team get beat in any sport at any level. If misery loves company, then the 1993 Houston Oilers probably feel better today thanks to the prison guards. - Editor
At the end of the basketball friendly, it was all smiles.
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