Books tagged: basketball history

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All About the Game of Basketball - The History, Players and How to Play the Game
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Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 13,480. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
Contents: Get To Know NBA Basketball The NCAA Basketball And Its Distinction From Nba Checking On The Ncaa Basketball History Ncaa Basketball Standings Getting High Ncaa Basketball Schedule In A Flash Who Makes Up Nba Basketball History Important Facts About The History Of Basketball Getting To Know The Basketball Hall Of Fame And The Famers Getting To Know The Different Basketball Game
The Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The history of basketball contains all the drama inherent in America’s long struggle with racial intolerance and quest for equality. Highlighting characters both famous (Bill Russell, Michael Jordan) and obscure (Earl Lloyd, Holcombe Rucker), this book explores how what’s happened on the basketball court has mirrored race relations in the United States—and often preceded changes off of it.
Boston Celtics IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom (Volume II)
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 22. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Are you a Celtics Hall of Famer, or should you start rooting for a lesser franchise like the Lakers or Knicks? It’s time to find out – test your skills, wrack your brain, it’s the ultimate Boston Celtics IQ test.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 21st century version of the National Basketball Association will never be confused with the various leagues that cropped up after Dr. James Naismith came up with a game in the fall of 1891 at a Springfield, Massachusetts YMCA. Dr. Naismith put up some peach baskets and gave 18 players a soccer ball and the game of "basket ball" was born. A century later, basketball was a global sensation.
George Glamack Star Center National Basketball League
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
My book looks at George Glamack as a college and pro basketball player. Before the NBA was formed, 1949-50, there was the National Basketball League, the American Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. Glamack was a fine center/forward on Rochester Royals teams that won NBL titles in 1946 and '47. This was a time when pro players played in less than state of the art gyms.