"A warm fire in winter"
In order to enrich the spare time life of employees and enhance the unity of members in the departments, Henvcon company held the first internal basketball friendly match in its basketball court at 6 p.m. on the first Thursday of the new year. The leaders and personnel of all departments watched the game outside the field shouting cheers for the players on the field.
The two parties of the game were the red team (Engineering department) led by Liu Yong and the blue team (members of other departments of the company) with the captain Qin Mangai. Chief engineer Li was responsible for the on-site supervision, and Yiyi played the role of little referee. Special thanks for the strong sponsorship of the procurement department and the administration department.
With a whistle, the game officially began. Liu Meng, member of the blue team, made a successful two-point shot not long after the game, which brought a good start for his team. In the early and middle part of the first half, the more mature blue team cooperated skillfully and gained advantages in rebounding and shooting, while the red team of two young players with one old was obviously disturbed by the adversary and failed to get points frequently, so the score difference enlarged from the beginning (6:2). In the following time, the blue team played braver and better: Li Yu passed the ball flexibly, Liu Meng, as his name suggests, broke in with his strong body, and then Qin shot to keep ahead all the way; The red team also chased closely. Captain Liu Yong had strong scoring ability, and the other two players gradually adapted into the competition. The score in the first half was 22-18(blue against red), and the blue team took the lead temporarily.
Li Yu broke in with the ball while the red team member defended actively
After a five-minute break, both teams rotated their lineups by withdrawing their captains. The three young guys of the red team played against the big brothers of the rival. Upon the beginning of the second half, the young team actively fought for the ball with several successful steals, bring opportunities to win points. The scoring percentage of red was obviously higher than that in the first half. Their quick and flexible playing method made the blue team unprepared, so the score difference was only one goal at one time. The blue team members were a little tired and couldn't keep up with the fighting intensity of young players. Fortunately, Li Yu, the backbone, shot well in time to break the goal shortage during this period and stabilized the situation.
Members of each team were fighting for rebounds
The captains came on the stage again. With the leadership of the core, the red team cooperated more skillfully: after getting the ball, they quickly passed it to Liu Yong, who scored one after another and played a wave of small climax, surpassing the blue team by several points. The two “Kung Fu Pandas” of the blue team also defended with all efforts. They passed the ball to Qin as soon as they had a chance. The leader also lived up to the trust of his teammates, at the critical moment, two beautiful three-point goals helped the blue team tie the score, 30-30. In the last two minutes of the game, both sides shot successfully another ball. The score finally came to 32-32, a draw result.
The players of the two teams took a group photo after the game. Thanks to their wonderful dedication on the court, the enthusiastic support of the audience and the occasional cheers and sighs, which added warmth to this winter.