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The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
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.
National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament
You set the price! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
“National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament” is an archeological dig through the history of collegiate athletics. It details the origins of America's oldest collegiate national championship and the foundation of character-driven athletics. The NAIB (NAIA), began by Emil Liston and Dr. James Naismith, surpassed the NCAA in membership in just 10 years, and smashed color barriers.
The Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,600. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » American
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.
Retrospecticus: 2013-2014 Professional Basketball Yearbook
You set the price! Words: 50,690. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Assembled with creativity and care, joy and ambition, Retrospecticus is a yearbook-style review of the 2013-2014 NBA season written in collaboration by the contributors at Hickory-High.
LeBron James In His Own Words: an unofficial quotebook
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations
Drawing from the last 10 years of media coverage of LeBron James, this book of quotations collects over 200 thought-provoking, insightful observations. With more than 100 subjects to choose from, topics range from basketball to life to success. This is the only book compilation of quotes by LeBron James.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,530. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Essay » Business
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.
Athletic Scholarships:Step By Step Blueprint For Playing College Sports
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Lanie Dills Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
How are college Athletic Scholarships offered? Contrary to what you may think, college sports recruiting is a process that you can easily implement. However, it is a system that very few high school athletes or their parents know about Becoming a college athlete with an athletic scholarship allows you to play the sport you love and get a college education at the same time.
Dwight Howard: The Talented Yet Controversial Center
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by CATEK International. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Bill Nelson does a great job of chronicling the incredible career of the amazing NBA star Dwight Howard. Whether you consider Dwight defensively or offensively ... he is an All Star in every way.
CircBall - A Summary of Official Rules and Regulations
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
CircBall is a simulated indoor or outdoor basketball game of skill inside a circular court using a cluster of ring baskets which involves a mixture of competitive, interactive and cooperative game of play.
Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
"Debating Destiny: Michael Jordan vs. LeBron James" is a first-of-its-kind and exceedingly controversial attempt to answer the question that some believe will define an era in sports. Michael Jordan or LeBron James: Who is the greatest NBA player of all time?
The LeBron James Ripple Effect--How LeBron Changed the NBA Forever--Human or SuperHuman? 2012 & 2013 NBA Champions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The LeBron James Ripple Effect. How LeBron changed the NBA forever. How did LeBron change the NBA? Love him or hate him he is an extraordinary basketball player. No one else has changed the NBA like LeBron James. So why is LeBron James the most controversial figure in NBA history? This has been updated since LeBron James and the Miami Heat won the 2012 and 2013 NBA Championship.
Donald Sterling, Racist Team Owner: 100 Questions & Answers about the Scandal
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,710. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014 by KAW Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
L.A. Clippers basketball team owner & billionaire Donald Sterling is involved in a scandal related to a conversation his mistress taped. On that tape, he reveals himself to be a racist. This book pulls together information from diverse sources to answer frequently asked questions about the case, such as: “Who is Donald Sterling?” “Who is his wife?” “Who is his girlfriend?" and "What happens next?"
How to Fix Basketball Games
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,240. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Changing a few rules in basketball will make the game much fairer and more enjoyable. The major changes concern intentional fouls near the end of a game and the fouling out rule. Other subjects discussed include changes in time outs, changing the shot clock to 24 or 30 seconds, and better use of replay. Logical explanations for change are given, and fairness is the most important criterion.
Point Guards, Playoffs and The Future of Football
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,230. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A collection of eight sports essays that delve into some of the most important topics of sports right now. From football to baseball to basketball and more, there is something for every sports fan. Thoughtful, in-depth and even at times funny, Point Guards, Playoffs and The Future of Football is for any fan of sports today.
The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,330. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
While many of the great games and heroes produced by the NCAA tournament are well-known to sports fans, there are countless stories that have been forgotten. That changes with 'The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams'. This book, which was produced after countless hours of meticulous research, chronicles every game played in the NCAA tournament in 1985, when the field was expanded to 64 teams.
NBA Betting - Zig Zag Playoff Method 2.0
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by Mega Media Depot. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Gambling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
There has been a long time, proven successful method for betting the NBA playoffs called the Zig Zag system. We have tweaked this popular system in version 2.0. When betting basketball, especially NBA playoffs you need to have a solid betting method, but without an effective way to bet (money management) you are destined for failure.
Bathtub Hahn's Big Book of NCAA Trivia: 1985-2011
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,340. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
From "Which #16 seed lost by one point to Georgetown in the 1989 NCAA Tournament?" to "What year did Wisconsin and North Carolina both advance to the Final Four as #8 seeds?" Bathtub Hahn serves up 240 trivia questions that capture the historic heroics, unforeseen upsets and obscure origins of coaches and programs that make the NCAA Tournament the best sporting event on the planet.
BLACK FIVES: The Alpha Physical Culture Club's Pioneering African American Basketball Team, 1904-1923
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » American
The Alpha Physical Culture Club's basketball team became famous during the 1910s playing within strict amateur ideals. But times were changing. New black fives dreamed of play-for-pay. Which ideal would prevail? The future of hoops was at stake.
The Breaks of the Wind
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Blogcat, writer for BobcatsPlanet.com, performs what he calls "stunt journalism" by daring to watch every minute of the disastrous 2011-2012 Charlotte Bobcats season. As his beloved team infamously wins just 7 games, the toll it takes on Blogcat becomes increasingly hilarious. You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll be glad you're not him.