I was one of the down camera this time and I teamed up with Kyle Donnelly. We were at the south end of the court, at what is now referred to as camera 4.
Shooting down cameras is a lot more physical then shooting a up camera.
With down cameras, you’re a lot closer to the action, with the real possibilities of being run over by a player. During the breaks and half time you spend all of your time running around the court following the entertainment.
But, the nice part about shooting a down camera is that you’re working with a partner, so you shoot only half the game.
During the other half you work as your partner’s utility. Which just means that you manage your camera’s cable, which also means you pretty much get to sit back and enjoy the game.
I like to shoot the first half, just to get my shooting over with. Luckily Kyle wanted to shoot the second half anyhow, so that worked out just fine. We didn’t have to flip a coin.
The Fever haven’t been doing very well.
They have a lot of players on injury reserves.
But their star player Tamika Catchings had 22 points and six steals.
It also helped that Connecticut’s star player, reigning league MVP Tina Charles, was ejected from the game because of two technical fouls.
The Fever went on to win 78 to 66.