Player profile: Amir Aburish

Alex Burita, Sports Editor

Q: How long have you been playing basketball?
A: I have been playing basketball for a total of eight years.

Q: How long have you been playing for AHS?
A: I have been playing basketball for AHS since my freshman year.

Q: Who is your favorite NBA player?
A: My favorite NBA player is Kawhi Leonard on the Toronto Raptors.

Q: How do you prepare for each of your games?
A: I eat with my brothers and listen to music.

Q: What do you like about playing basketball for AHS and the sport in
general?
A: I love basketball and it is my passion. Playing for AHS has made it even better because the coaches taught me a lot and helped me develop in the game.

Q: How did you discover your interest in basketball?
A: In elementary school we used to hoop during recess. I just wanted to be better than everyone else in the game and then I realized that I really loved it.

Q: Do you train in the offseason?
A: I do work out often during the offseason. I work out 7 days a week with different workouts. I might lift one day or run on the track, but I play basketball everyday.

Q: How do you feel the team’s season is going so far?
A: The season is not going the way we thought it would go, but we are starting to turn it around.

Q: What do you think your strengths are as a player?
A: Overall, I am a good all around player. I am good at defense and offense and am a leader on the court.

Q: What is your favorite college and NBA basketball team?
A: My favorite college team is Kentucky and my favorite NBA team is the Washingon Wizards.

Q: What is your favorite memory of playing basketball for AHS?
A: My favorite memory is Stonewall because I hit a clutch three pointer and stopped their best player.