Sports & Recreation - Basketball

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Boys Among Men: How the Prep-To-Pro G...

Jonathan Abrams

The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA.  When Kevin Garnett shocked the world by announcing that he w...

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Published: Mar 2017

When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the ...

Harvey Araton

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 ...

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Published: Oct 2012

Meet the All-Stars: The Greatest Bask...

A. E. Arost

Which All-Star “King” has won the NBA Most Valuable Player award four times? Which monster rebounding All-Star loves math and computers and grew up playing football, soccer, baseball, and lacrosse in addition to basketball? Which ...

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Published: Apr 2016

Pacific Rims: Beermen Ballin' in Flip...

Rafe Bartholomew

A young man's journey through the Philippines' most unlikely obsession: basketball. In Pacific Rims, Rafe Bartholemew, journalist, New Yorker, and veteran baller, ventures through the Philippines to investigate the country's love of ...

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Published: Jun 2011

Super Team: The Warriors' Quest for t...

Bay Area News Group

Super Team is the ultimate celebration of the unprecedented collection of star-power that makes up the Warriors' once-in-a-lifetime roster. Including nearly 100 full-color photographs, fans are provided a glimpse into the personalitie...

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Published: Jan 2017

Long Shots: Jay Wright, Villanova, an...

Jay Bilas

31 years after the Perfect Game – Villanova's shocking national championship upset over Georgetown – Nova struck again with the Perfect Shot, taking down North Carolina in one of the most thrilling finishes in sports histo...

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Published: Feb 2017

Ten Times a Champion: The Story of Ba...

Mark C. Bodanza

Sam Jones spent his boyhood in a small city tucked away in the segregated south. In many ways, it was the most unlikely of settings for the start of a professional sports career marked by a rare kind of success. Guided by humble begin...

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Published: Apr 2016

100 Things UCLA Fans Should Know & Do...

Ben Bolch

With traditions, records, and Bruins lore, this lively, detailed book explores the personalities, events, and facts every UCLA fan should know--from the hardwood to the hard courts, the gridiron, the diamond, and beyond. It contains c...

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Published: Nov 2018

2015 NBA Champions (Western Conferenc...

Triumph Books

Strength in Numbers. The Warriors' 2014-2015 slogan fit this championship team to a T. While they were spearheaded by NBA MVP Stephen Curry, it took a true team effort and display of depth to claim their first NBA title in four decade...

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Published: Jun 2015

Black Men Can't Shoot

Scott N. Brooks

The myth of the natural black athlete is widespread, though it's usually talked about only when a sports commentator or celebrity embarrasses himself by bringing it up in public. Those gaffes are swiftly decried as racist, but ...

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Published: Aug 2014

Wildcat Memories: Inside Stories from...

Doug Brunk

Since the tenure of Coach Adolph Rupp, the University of Kentucky Wildcats men's basketball team has been a virtual powerhouse, repeatedly dominating the Southeastern Conference and garnering eight national titles. UK basketball is a ...

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Published: Sep 2014

The Daily Nugget: Motivations for Bas...

Jim Burson

"The Daily Nugget is a treasure trove of inspiration for any coach, teacher, parent or player."- Jay Bilas, ESPN"The Daily Nugget gives coaches a positive approach to uplift players and themselves. A nugget a day will h...

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Published: Mar 2015

Tuff Juice: My Journey from the Stree...

Caron Butler

Two-time All-Star and thirteen-year NBA veteran Caron Butler has an impressive basketball record. He was Big East Co-Player of the Year at UConn, the 10th overall pick of the 2002 NBA Draft and a key player for the Dallas Mavericks in...

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Published: Sep 2016

The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, ...

Alejandro Danois

The inspiring true story of a remarkable coach whose superb undefeated high-school basketball team in 1980s Baltimore produced four NBA players and gave hope to a desperate neighborhood and city—"a feel-good story that is timel...

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Published: Sep 2017

King James Coloring Book

Davinci

Introducing the world's first sneakerhead coloring book for Lebron James fans called the King James Coloring book. Isn't hard to agree that he is one of the best basketball players to come into the league since MJ. This is why we just...

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Published: Nov 2016

My Adidas Coloring Book

Davinci

The Coloring Book You Have Been Wating For is Now HereImagine  coloring your favorite adidas and making them come aliveNow you can, Introducing the world's first full Adidas coloring book. Imagine playing the head designer of your fa...

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Published: Nov 2017

Sneakerhead Coloring book

Davinci

Introducing the world's first sneakerhead coloring book made by sneakerheads for sneakerheads.  If you love our Air Jordan Coloring Book you are going to really love this Sneakerhead coloring book. Coloring is no longer only for ki...

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Published: Jul 2016

Runnin' The Show: Basketball Leadersh...

Dick DeVenzio

Runnin' the Show spells out what it takes to be a real leader on a basketball court. How can a coach get the most from his players? How can a player make everyone around her better and do the little things that lead to championship pe...

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Published: Dec 2012

Personal Foul: A First-Person Account...

Tim Donaghy

The media has often speculated and sports fans have debated, but until now no one has known the real story. Personal Foul takes an in-depth look at former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the betting scandal that rocked professional basket...

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Published: Jun 2010

Tucson a Basketball Town

Bob Elliott

In 1972, the University of Arizona built McKale Center, a basketball arena that seated nearly 14,000 people. Filling that arena would present considerable challenges: the Wildcats hadn't been to an NCAA post-season tournament for over...

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Published: Mar 2014

100 Things Cavaliers Fans Should Know...

Bob Finnan

Only real Cavaliers fans know what truly went into the LeBron James' "Decision," the best place to grab a burger before tipoff, or which player once left a pregame huddle to buy a hot dog from a concession stand. 100 Things Cavaliers ...

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Published: Nov 2016

100 Things Arizona Fans Should Know &...

Anthony Gimino

Whether you're a die-hard booster from the Lute Olson era or a new supporter of Sean Miller, this is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Arizona Wildcats. Authors Steve Rivera and Anthony Gimino have collected every essen...

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Published: Nov 2014

The AAU Basketball Bible: Everything ...

Troy Horne

The World of AAU Basketball is changing rapidly. This book holds the answers to all of your questions about the new world of AAU basketball. Inside its pages are step by step directions on how to navigate the AAU basketball landscape ...

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Published: Jul 2018

Fast Breaks, Finger Rolls, and Fistic...

Mark Hostutler

In 1979, Providence athletic director Dave Gavitt gifted the college basketball world a conference like no other. Much has been said about the unique brand of hoops played during the Big East's golden era, when football shared the ent...

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Published: Apr 2016

"Then Russell Said to Bird...": The G...

Donald Hubbard

Whether heard inside the Boston Celtics locker room or on the basketball court, conversations from the long history of the beloved team are recorded in this unique collection of insider accounts. Fans get a behind-the-scenes peek into...

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Published: Oct 2013

Following the General: Why Three Coac...

Terry Hutchens

Mike Davis was a good man who was in a little over his head with Indiana as his first head coaching job. Kelvin Sampson opted to take shortcuts that ultimately cost him his job and set the program back several years. Tom Crean brought...

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Published: Oct 2017

Furious George: My Forty Years Surviv...

George Karl

The most outspoken and combative coach in NBA history—and one of the most successful, amassing more than 1,175 victories, the sixth best winning record ever—reflects on his life, his career, and his battles on and off the basketba...

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Published: Jan 2018

University of Kentucky Wildcats Baske...

Joel Katte

"We are the gold standard -- not just for college basketball, but for all of college athletics." -- John Calipari For most collegiate programs such a statement would be arrogant, ignorant or just plain wrong. But then Kentu...

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Published: Mar 2016

100 Things Warriors Fans Should Know ...

Danny Leroux

Most Golden State Warriors fans have attended a game at Oracle Arena, marveled at Stephen Curry's effortless shots, and remember where they were when the team won the 2015 NBA championship. But only real fans watched all 73 wins in th...

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Published: Nov 2017

100 Things Maryland Fans Should Know ...

Don Markus

100 Things Maryland Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resources guide for true fans of the Terrapins. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Lefty Driesell or a new supporter of Mark Turgeon, these are ...

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Published: Nov 2016
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