Cuyler Huffman shoots high

Julissa Rangel

Huffman plays varsity forward for the Birmingham Patriots basketball team.

Q: Why do you like basketball?

A: It’s really fast-paced and the action never ceases.

Q: How long have you played basketball?

A: Since I was 5, so about 10 years.

Q: How do you manage your time between school and sports?

A: I try to do my homework either before practice or immediately after. It’s challenging


Q: Do you see yourself pursuing a career in basketball? Why or why not?

A: Probably not directly as a player. Maybe as a coach or reporter; something like that.

Q: Would you encourage other people to play basketball?

A: I would because it’s a good way to keep yourself in shape and spend time with your friends.

Q: Who’s your favorite player and why?

A: My favorite player is Kyle Kuzma because we play in a similar way and he’s on the Lakers so that’s always a plus.

Q: What’s your fondest memory of playing basketball?

A: A few years ago, I hit a game-winning shot and my teammates stockpiled me for it.