Matthew de la Peña is an American writer who specializes in novels for young adults. His first book, “Ball Don’t Lie,” was developed into a motion picture in 2008 featuring Ludacris, Nick Cannon and Emilie de Ravin. He recently spoke to students at Clear Falls and Clear Brook high schools.
The game of basketball is chaos. It’s a five-on-five game of talented athletes sprinting up and down the court, passing, dribbling and shooting.