10 Lines Short Stories With Moral : 73. The bigger they are, the harder they fall
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In a small town, there was a basketball tournament with several teams participating. One team was made up of very tall and athletic players who were known for their dominance on the court. They had won the tournament several years in a row and were over-confident in their abilities. However, this year, a team of younger and less experienced players challenged them in the final match. The tall team looked down on their opponents and thought the game would be an easy win for them. The tall team were very careless and had not considered the opponents as a serious threat. On the other hand, the younger players took the final match very seriously and practised very hard. The day arrived. The final match started and as the game progressed, the smaller team surprised everyone with their quickness, agility, and teamwork. They kept up with the tall team and even took the lead in the last few minutes of the game. The tall team struggled to keep up and started to make mistakes. In the end, the smaller team won the game, shocking the entire audience. The tall team learned the hard way that their size and strength did not guarantee success, and that they should never underestimate their opponents. The proverb "the bigger they are, the harder they fall" proved to be true, as the overconfident tall team suffered a surprising defeat.
What was the basketball tournament like?
Which team had won the tournament several times in a row?
What did the taller team think of their opponents in the final match?
What did the smaller team surprise everyone with during the game?
What did the taller team learn from the game?