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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 75.00
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is widely recognized as an entertaining and innovative league whose teams play regular season and postseason games in packed arenas at home and away sites in the United States and Canada. This book discusses the development, growth, and success of the 61-year-old NBA from a business perspective. Covering the... more...
- A&C Black 2010; US$ 19.50
Designed specifically for young people, this manual contains a wide range of progressive practice drills to help them develop their basketball skills. Fun, educational and challenging, all the drills are illustrated with photographs or line drawings and cover the essential skills, including: warming up; ball handling; passing; dribbling; shooting and... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 21.99
In the tradition of The Boys of Summer and The Bronx Is Burning , New York Times sports columnist Harvey Araton delivers a fascinating look at the 1970s New York Knicks?part autobiography, part sports history, part epic, set against the tumultuous era when Walt Frazier, Willis Reed, and Bill Bradley reigned supreme in the world of basketball.... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2002; US$ 7.99
Destroying a dynasty. That was the mission of Wilt Chamberlain and 1966-67 Philadelphia 76ers. For eight straight years, the Boston Celtics had dominated the National Basketball Association. Each and every season during that stretch, a new NBA championship flag was hoisted to the top of the hallowed Boston Garden. No team had been able to stop... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 18.95
The coaches and players of Duke University's 1977-78 team, who ended an otherwise successful season with their NCAA championship loss to Kentucky, are traced from their time on the squad to their present occupations. From the Hardcover edition. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2009; Not Available
In The Art of a Beautiful Game , Chris Ballard, the award-winning Sports Illustrated writer who has covered the NBA for the past decade, goes behind the scenes to examine basketball in ways that will surprise even die-hard fans. An inveterate hoops junkie who played some college ball, Ballard sits down with the NBA's most passionate, cerebral players... more...
- Free Press 2005; Not Available
Unflinching, timely, and authoritative, Crashing the Borders is the beginning of a much-needed conversation about sport and American culture. For those who care about both, this book will be the must-read work of the season. The game of basketball has gone global and is now the world?s fastest-growing sport. Talented players from Europe, Asia,... more...
- Scribner 2010; Not Available
Butler University in Indianapolis became the smallest school in 40 years to reach the NCAA championship game. Prior to the tournament, a statistician calculated the Bulldogs as a 200-to-1 shot to win. But as fascinating as what Butler accomplished was how they did it. Underdawgs tells the incredible and uplifting story. Butler?s coach, 33-year-old... more...
- Touchstone 2006; Not Available
In Seven Seconds or Less, Sports Illustrated 's chief NBA writer, Jack McCallum, gets in the paint with the Phoenix Suns and takes a season-long look at the NBA's most exciting and controversial team. A few weeks before the 2005-2006 NBA training camps began, Jack McCallum called the Phoenix Suns ace director of public relations to propose... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 1998; US$ 7.99
Find out where to play and what to expect in this street-smart and entertaining b-ball bible For the millions of roundball junkies who are not in the NBA or the new WNBA, hoop dreams are lived out on playgrounds and in old gyms, in informal games that can be every bit as competitive as their big-league counterparts, no matter what the level of... more...