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.
Ten Thousand Minutes: Pro Basketball Player Rankings 1952-2012
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
At Alltimehoops, we've mathematically ranked almost 1,000 NBA and ABA players in order to determine who was most (and least) valuable. There are also lists within the main list, such as "Best Players to Never Make an All-Star Team," and "Worst #1 Picks." Features 960 player ratings, over 400 player comments, essays on current and historical basketball, and 18 original full-page drawings.
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.