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How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan
By Sean Keeley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.
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
By Pat Mixon
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.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
By The Dallas Morning News
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.
National Title: The Unlikely Tale of the NAIB Tournament
By Danny Stooksbury
You set the price! Words: 50,470. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: 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.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
By The Dallas Morning News
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.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
By C. Fraser Smith
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.
LeBron James In His Own Words: an unofficial quotebook
By Phillip Hines
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,020. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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.
The Crossover: A Brief History of Basketball and Race, From James Naismith to LeBron James
By Doug Merlino
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.
CircBall - The Official Rules and Regulations
By Vero Vysosias
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,870. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
CircBall is a unique game of skill for indoor or outdoor basketball sports. Circball is a new and alternative sport that uses a circular court and cluster of ring baskets which involves a mixture of competitive & cooperative game of play.
CircBall - A Summary of Official Rules and Regulations
By Vero Vysosias
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,400. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2010. Category: 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.
Dwight Howard: The Talented Yet Controversial Center
By Bill Nelson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by CATEK International. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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.
The Fantasy Basketball Coaches' Fantasy Basketball Strategy Guide
By Nels Wadycki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Over the years, the guys from Fantasy Basketball Coaches (fantasybasketballcoaches.com) have written the book on fantasy basketball. Now, they have quite literally written the book on fantasy basketball. Whether you are a fantasy basketball rookie looking to compete with more experience players, or a veteran baller wanting to take your game to the next level, this guide has it all.
How to Jump Higher Fast - Secrets to Increase Your Vertical Leap Naturally!
By HowExpert Press
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
If you want to jump higher, then discover the secrets in the "How to Jump Higher Fast" guide. - You will discover the secrets on how to jump higher naturally. - How to increase many inches to your vertical leap quickly and naturally. - Never be out jumped by someone again! - Secret training method to help you jump higher than all your friends. - And much more! Get it now!
Athletic Scholarships:Step By Step Blueprint For Playing College Sports
By Lynn West
Price: Free! Words: 25,760. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2013 by Lanie Dills Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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.
Playing Basketball: An Arm Chair Guide Full of 100 Tips to Getting Better at Basketball
By Arm Chair Guides
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 6,030. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
This is your ultimate guide to basketball fundamentals, tactics, drills and strategies. Each book includes the link to where you can get exclusive access to the audio and ebook versions as well as weekly tips that will get sent straight to your inbox -- a bonus worth $76.
Life on the Line: A Basketball Story
By Brian E. O'Neill
Series: Life is A Free Throw-Might As Well Make It!, Book 1. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,240. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
In 2005 I had back surgery. At 66, my rehab would be difficult. I joined a local gym and rediscovered the sport of my youth, Basketball. I couldn’t run the court but I could throw up a Free Throw. In doing so I’ve developed my own technique, ”The Net Technique” I invite you to see how my love of Basketball as a boy eventually led me to shooting 97% at 73 years young.
From Peach Baskets to Dance Halls and the Not-so-Stern NBA
By Evan Weiner
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.
One Bettor's 2012 WNBA Betting Guide
By Jermaine Patrick
Price: $3.29 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The WNBA has grown in popularity among bettors in recent years but information can be hard to find at times.This is a guide that provides basic information for any WNBA bettor who struggles to find information before the start of the season.
Drinking and Drafting: Fantasy Basketball Strategery for Each Phase of the Game
By Josh Ahlstrom
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.
The Breaks of the Wind
By Blogcat
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 36,490. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2012. Category: 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.