This is Nick, he plays basketball and practises every day. he can't wait to play in the upcoming basketball tournament
Dan Abbot- the toughest kid in the area- is watching Nick play. Dan approaches Nick and says "your good, too good, I want you to stay away from the courts and forget about the tournament or you will pay". Will Nick listen to Dan?
Nick decides not to listen to Dan and comes back to the courts the next day. When Nick is leaving Dan stops him and is about to punch him. Nick is scared but dodges Dan's punch and quickly sprints all the way home.
The next day at school, Nick is going to his locker, he finds it open. When he gets closer he finds that his basketball shoes have been drawn on with red paint. Nick feels very upset. He knows Dan did this. The tournament is in two days what's he going to do?!
On the Day of the tournament, Dan is feeling quite smug, he knows that Nick cannot compete in the tournament. But when Nick enters the courts all eyes are on his new shoes including Dans. Nick has cleaned up Dan’s messy paint job and made his shoes look eye-catching. Dan is looking shocked and angry. Nick knew Dan was jealous.
Nick's team goes on to win the Basketball tournament. Nick also learns that you should speak up for yourself, even if you don't feel comfortable.