Short stories tagged with Basketball

Listing 12 stories.

In the 1990s, a 19-year-old aspiring actor-turned-construction worker develops an affinity for crack cocaine, making him doubt the promise of his future.

A bartender laments that the professional wrestlers in Charlotte are moving to Atlanta, feeling that all excitement is draining from the North Carolina town. At the end of the final match, all possibilities of love and hope drain from his life.

A lonely man hears a story about a blind African-American basketball player and wonders if the story may have saved his broken relationship.

In 2038, a woman visits her estranged father’s retirement community to find that he has replaced her with a robot in the form of a little girl.

A young boy living in America recalls his childhood in Jamaica living with his grandmother and reflects on the importance of his childhood friendships and familial relationships.

In a Seattle of the near future, a businessman attempts to convince a young basketball player to sign a sponsorship deal that will require him to implant a controversial device into his body forever.

On his morning hike, a fifty-five-year-old man in Indiana encounters a severely injured college-aged woman by her boyfriend. As the police investigation unfurls, the boyfriend tries to use his wealth to shield him from justice.

A young girl and her best friend attend a settlement school in North Carolina, where two brothers' shenanigans lead them to play a horrible prank on the new girl.

Three roommates agree to remove a woman's oil tank, but the outlandish payment she offers leaves them suspicious of what the tank may contain.

A bright teenager is forced to spend his summer at work back home in an Australian coastal town after his mother loses her job. When he finds a mysterious cache of objects that seagulls have stolen from people's futures, things start to take a turn for the better.