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Basketball's Greatest Stars
Basketball's Greatest Stars
Paperback      ISBN: 1770855777
The spectacular success of the NBA is based on its stars, their performances and personalities, which excite fans game after game, championship after championship. Michael Grange has profiled the 50 greatest and most exciting of these players inBasketball's Greatest Stars. They're all here: the score-at-will centers, the quick-dishing guards, the take-it-to-the-hoop power forwards, and the three-point shooters. The book also features a chapter on the future greats who are starting on NBA hardwood now. Terrific action photographs celebrate each of these superstars, past and present. As an added bonus there are profiles of all 30 franchises which have orchestrated the league's rise to greatness. Some of the current NBA stars in this third edition are: - Andrew Wiggins - John Wall - DeMarcus Cousins - Stephen Curry - Anthony Davis - Kevin Durant - Blake Griffn - James Harden - Kyrie Irving - Kevin Love - Klay Thompson - Paul George - Derrick Rose - Russell Westbrook - LeBron James. Michael Grange's insightful essays cover the leading men and defining moments that have shaped the sport, the international game and the changing nature and importance of statistical analysis. Basketball's Greatest Stars is a superb book for every fan.
The Sixth Man: A Memoir
The Sixth Man
A Memoir
Hardcover      ISBN: 0525533982
The NBA swingman and All-Star shares insights into his remarkable career, discussing such topics as his 2012 Men's Basketball Olympics gold-medal win, his 2015 NBA championship with the Warriors and his off-court successes as a Silicon Valley insider.
Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior
Sacred Hoops
Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior
Paperback      ISBN: 078688200x
Chicago Bulls coach Phil Jackson shares his experience of combining sports and spirituality to lead his team to success, explaining how to nurture a positive group dynamic and detailing the methods he uses to teach his players how to think collectively, overcome anger, and look beyond jealousy. Reprint.
Complete Conditioning for Basketball
Complete Conditioning for Basketball
Paperback      ISBN: 0736057846
Complete Conditioning for Basketball presents the ultimate in training for the sport from the National Basketball Conditioning Coaches Association, the experts who work daily to maximize the performance potential of the game's top stars. Build your strength and power to be a beast on the boards. Improve your quickness and agility to be a defensive stopper. Increase your vertical jump to rise over defenders for uncontested shots. With over 200 exercises, drills, performance tests, and workouts, plus a 60-minute instructional DVD, Complete Conditioning for Basketball is the most comprehensive training resource for men and women at all levels of competition. Get the most out of your workouts and add new dimensions to your game. Complete Conditioning for Basketball will help you to fulfill your potential and make the most of every opportunity on the court.
The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to the Sports Guy
The Book of Basketball
The NBA According to the Sports Guy
Paperback      ISBN: 0345520106
A lively and opinionated tour of the past, present and future of pro basketball, written by ESPN's award-winning "Sports Guy" columnist, shares provocative insights on everything from major NBA events and underrated players to how the author believes Hall of Famers should be selected, in an updated paperback edition. Reprint. A #1 best-seller.
The Last Amateurs: Playing for Glory and Honor in Division I College Basketball
The Last Amateurs
Playing for Glory and Honor in Division I College Basketball
Paperback      ISBN: 0316278424
A revealing inside look at the world of college basketball by one of the nation's most beloved sportswriters looks at the coaches, players, teams, and schools that have made Division I basketball so compelling, without the million-dollar professional contracts. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
Hardwood Heroes: Celebrating a Century of Minnesota Basketball
Hardwood Heroes
Celebrating a Century of Minnesota Basketball
Hardcover      ISBN: 0931714931
Hardwood Heroes tells the tale of Minnesota basketball, including high school, college and professional male and female teams. It is a great book full of wonderful stories, along with personal memories and photos.

When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks
When the Garden Was Eden
Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks
1st Edition    Hardcover      ISBN: 0061956236
"The fascinating account--part autobiography, part sports history--of a young New York sportswriter sent out to cover his favorite team, the New York Knicks, during the social unrest of the 1960s and 70s"--
Swee 'Pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends
Swee 'Pea
The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends
Compact Disc      ISBN: 1681683202
Profiles playground basketball legends against a backdrop of drugs and violence, including successes like Kenny Anderson, John Salley, and Mark Jackson, and tragedies like Earl "The Goat" Manigault, Richie Adams, and Tony "Red" Bruin.
Basketball's Greatest Stars
Basketball's Greatest Stars
4th Edition    Paperback      ISBN: 0228100682
Profiles of the very best NBA players and a definitive history of the game. The spectacular success of the NBA is based on its stars, their performances and personalities, which excite fans game after game, championship after championship. Michael Grange has profiled 50 of the greatest and most electrifying players in the league's history in this newly updated edition of Basketball's Greatest Stars. They're all here: the score-at-will centers, the quick-dishing guards, the take-it-to-the-hoop power forwards and the three-point shooters. The book also features a chapter on future greats who are starting on the NBA hardwood now. Grange's insightful essays cover the leading men and defining moments that have shaped the sport, the international game, the rise of the three-point shot and the changing nature and importance of statistical analysis. As an added bonus there are profiles of all 30 NBA franchises -- the organizations that have orchestrated the league's rise to greatness. Some of the current NBA stars featured in this fourth edition are: - DeMarcus Cousins - Stephen Curry - Anthony Davis - Kevin Durant - Paul George - James Harden - Kyrie Irving - LeBron James - Kristaps Porzingis - Russell Westbrook Some of the NBA stars of yesteryear are: - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Charles Barkley - Larry Bird - Wilt Chamberlain - Walt Frazier - Magic Johnson - Michael Jordan - Karl Malone - Shaquille O'Neal - Bill Russell. Jam-packed with terrific photographs that celebrate each superstar and capture the excitement on the court, Basketball's Greatest Stars is a superb book for every fan.