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Chasing Gilas: The Journey from Spain to Korea by Echo Santos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Relive the Gilas Pilipinas journey in the 2014 World Cup in Spain and 2014 Incheon Asian Games. A nation that is united by a momentous win is now in disarray with the debacle of a loss. The nation with its passion for the sport arguably unmatched in the world is now seeking answers. What just happened, Gilas?
The Stern Years: 1984-2014 by Evan Weiner
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 116,900. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
David Stern began his association with the National Basketball Association in 1966. The NBA of 1966 will never be confused with the NBA of February 1, 2014 when Stern retired after a 30 year reign as National Basketball Association commissioner. By the time Stern retired, basketball was the second most popular sport in the world.
Retrospecticus: 2013-2014 Professional Basketball Yearbook by Ian Levy
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.
How to Fix Basketball Games by Arnold Popkin
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.
Athletic Scholarships:Step By Step Blueprint For Playing College Sports by Lynn West
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.
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. 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.
The Breaks of the Wind by Blogcat
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.
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. 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.
The Villanova Miracle and 63 Other Dreams: A Game-by-Game Guide to the 1985 NCAA Tournament by John Schaefer
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.
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. 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.