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When the Boys Came Back: Baseball and 1946
By Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.
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ean: 9780786162260, isbn: 0786162260,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
In the aftermath of World War II, baseball was as unsettled as the rest of the country. Frederick Turner draws on new interviews to bring this dramatic chapter in American cultural history to life..
Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship on and off the Court
4.5 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
In 1965, 18-year old Lew Alcindor played basketball for Coach John Wooden at UCLA. It was the beginning of what was to become a 50-year long relationship. On the court they broke basketball records. Off the court they transcended their athletic achievements to gain even wider recognition and tremendous national respect.
Part memoir and part
Legends of Syracuse Basketball: Carmelo Anthony, Rony Seikaly, Derrick Coleman, John Wallace, Jim Boeheim, and Many More!
4.4 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
A compendium of stories from and about Syracuse basketball's greatest legends - newly updated! A list of legends is significant not only for who makes the list, but who gets left off of it. If there are no obvious omissions, then the list of candidates was probably less than legendary in the first place. Not so in the case of the Syracuse University Orangemen. Calling roll on Syracuse's all-time basketball greats can take up the greater part of a day. The school produced its first All-American,
Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era
4.7 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
Includes 30 minutes of genuine radio broadcast from the 4th quarter of Wilt Chamberlin's 1962, 100-point game! On the night of March 2, 1962, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, right up the street from the chocolate factory, Wilt Chamberlain, a young and striking athlete celebrated as the Big Dipper, scored one hundred points in a game against the New York Knickerbockers.As historic and revolutionary as the achievement was, it remains shrouded in myth. The game was not televised; no New York
A Season On the Brink : A Year With Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
By Brand: Simon n Schuster Audio
ean: 9780671652401, isbn: 0671652400,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 113 reviews
Recounts the 1985-1986 basketball season at Indiana University, describes the complex personality of coach Bob Knight, and examines the coaching methods which make him one of the best of all time Why is A Season on the Brink the bestselling sports book of all time? The answer is easy: Bobby Knight. Audaciously brilliant, exasperatingly volatile, and never boring, the Indiana University basketball coach is Greek drama and comedy neatly wrapped in a red sweater. Like all high-strung people,
Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution
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ean: 9781515957225, isbn: 1515957225,
4.9 out of 5 stars with 68 reviews
When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he would not be attending college-as young basketball prodigies were expected to do-but instead enter the 1995 NBA draft directly from high school, he blazed a trail for a generation of teenage basketball players to head straight for the pros. That trend would continue until the NBA instituted an age limit in 2005, requiring all players to attend college or another developmental program for at least one year.Over that decade-plus period,
Tall Tales: The Glory Years of the NBA, in the Words of the Men Who Played, Coached, and Built Pro Basketball
4.2 out of 5 stars with 105 reviews
The legends of the game and the magic of the times - an oral history of pro basketball's wonder years, by the author of the highly acclaimed Loose Balls. Using a lively oral history format, Terry Pluto provides the best look yet at the glory days of the NBA. Tall Tales is essential reading for any fan who understands that the history of the league does not begin and end with Michael Jordan..
From the Outside: My Journey through Life and the Game I Love
By HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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ean: 9781538498255, isbn: 1538498251,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
The record-holding two-time National Basketball Association champion reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.Playing in the NBA for eighteen years, Ray Allen won championships with the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat and entered the record books as the original king of the three-point shot. Known as one of the hardest-working and highest-achieving players in NBA history,
Game Face: A Lifetime of Hard-Earned Lessons on and off the Basketball Court
4.3 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
NBA Hall of Famer Bernard King is one of the most dynamic scorers in basketball history. King was notoriously private as a player and rarely spoke to the press - not about his career and never about his personal life. And even beyond his prolific scoring, King will forever be remembered for the gruesome knee injury he suffered in 1985. Doctors who told him he'd never play again were shocked when he not only became the first player to return to the NBA from a torn ACL but returned at an All Star