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Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 131,290. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
On June 19, 1986, Len Bias, one of the greats of college basketball, destined for NBA stardom, died of a cocaine overdose. The nation was stunned, and for the next several months, millions followed the unfolding tragedy at University of Maryland. In this account, Baltimore Sun reporter C. Fraser Smith examines the abuses that led to the Bias tragedy, and the crucial reform that followed.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
A New Winning Season: New York Knicks Benchwarmer LinSanity eBook- All-time Winning Season: E. Manning, Jeremy LinCredible, JPP, Mario, Tuck, Tebow, Cruz, Baby!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Poetry Performance! Poetry in motion! "A New Winning Season: New York Knicks Lin-Sanity - All-time Winning Season: E. Manning, Lin, JPP, Mario, Tuck, Tebow, Cruz, Baby!" introduces you to the emergence from nowhere of a talented but forgotten basketball player. Yet, he came from somewhere. Jeremy Lin, dubbed Lin-Sanity, is a product of Palo Alto, California who has joined the N.B.A after...
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
What is Sport? 101 Questions People Ask About Sport Athletes and Sports– and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Welcome to the world of sports! If you ever had questions about sports, sportsmen, athletes, competitions…here you will find the answer. From the Olympics to cricket, from squash to golf, from basketball to pelota, you will find everything here: events, legends, dates and personalities. These questions give the answer to whom, when, where, why or better said: the answer to everything.
Hoop Dreams
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You set the price! Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Drama » American
Hoop Dreams tells the story of Keenan Ridge, once considered the top high school basketball prospect in the nation, well on his way to living out his dream of playing in the NBA. Sadly, tragedy strikes and threatens to derail him from pursuing his passion. Aided by an unlikely source in the guise of his dead brother, he will discover that the road to stardom is full of potholes.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Eight Dallas journalists capture Mark Cuban's development from a broke kid just arriving in town to a sophisticated team owner in this short collection of stories and essays from The Dallas Morning News.
Game-Day Youth: Learning Basketball's Lingo
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,840. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Sports & Recreation / Basketball
Millions watch basketball games at gyms, arenas, or on TV. Others listen to games on the radio. Youths play the game in gyms and schoolyards, getting great exercise, working on their skills, and attending practices to learn more about a fantastic and fun team sport. Whether you signed up for the basketball team, watch a brother or sister play, or want to learn more, this book is for you.
Drinking and Drafting: Fantasy Basketball Strategery for Each Phase of the Game
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,840. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
If your interested in taking your fantasy basketball game to the next level then “Drinking and Drafting” might as well have been written for you personally! Fantasy basketball is a lot of fun, but it takes quite a bit of skill and effort to be a great manager. This book will help you know when and where to focus your efforts and how to best tweak your own approach to team management.