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Bradley University Basketball and the 1949-1950 Gambling Scandal
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
1949-1950 was a unique year in college basketball. A City College of New York squad won both the NCAA tourney and NIT championships. A team from Peoria, Illinois, the Bradley Braves, was barely beaten out in the final game of the NIT tourney. It was the only time a team has won the NIT and NCAA in the same year. The year after a college commission ruled against teams competing in both events.
How To Coach Girls' High School Basketball: A Quick Guide on Coaching High School Female Basketball Players
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,470. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Learn how to coach high school girls’ basketball from an expert. Author Shane Reinhard majored in education with a double minor in coaching and physical education. In addition to his teaching background, he has real life experience coaching girls' basketball at the high school level.
Perfect Run as No.1
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2017 by Cathy Ann Rogers. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sports
In the wake of a humiliating loss in the NCAA tournament a year earlier, no one imagined the University of Findlay men’s basketball team would rise up from the ashes of the defeat and produce one of the greatest seasons in college hoops history.
Phil Jackson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2017 by Summary Station. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball
Phil Jackson The Inspirational Life Story of Phil Jackson; A look into the Spiritual Journey of the Zen Master Who Will be Remembered as one of the Greatest Basketball Coaches to Ever Live By Patrick Bunker Philip Douglas Jackson was born on September 17th 1945 in Deer Lodge, Montana to Charles Jackson and Elizabeth Funk Jackson. Elizabeth came from a long line of Mennonites...
Growing Up: Farm Life & Basketball in the 1940s & '50s
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
FROM A FAMILY OF 15 ON A FARM WITH NO ELECTRICITY, INDOOR PLUMBING, OR CENTRAL HEAT TO 1962 NIT CHAMP UNDER LEGENDARY DAYTON COACH TOM BLACKBURN A story of a long gone world of working with neighbors, radio entertainment, few telephones, and sports just for fun; of attending college via a basketball scholarship; of struggles to adjust to college life, to make the team and then to win the NIT.
Your Amazing Itty Bitty Baseball Success Book
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,150. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2017 by S & P Productions, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Is Your Dream to Play in the Big League? Following these 15 powerful secrets will help you reach your dreams. Faster than you think: Develop the mental game required in handling disappointment and pursuing your passion. Create habits that are simple to execute and easy to integrate into existing practice routines. Develop and master self-care habits. Cultivate a team of mentors who will give you t
I Never Had a Bike: Tales of Basketball and Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,340. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2016 by sixovone. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Ed Janka shares his stories from 40 plus years in the game of basketball. From Michael Jordan to Jerry Seinfeld and from Mike Krzyzewski to Jimmy Valvano to Hubie Brown and many more. As the sub-title says, these are stories about basketball and life. Some very humorous and others are very touching. A fun and easy read!
Michael Jordan - Celebrity Biographies
Series: Biographies of Famous People. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,940. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Ever wondered how Michael Jordan rose to stardom? At a young age, the man whose name would become synonymous with basketball learned to hold his head high and overcome adversity. When his wiry 5’ 11” frame was deemed too short for his high school basketball team, Michael Jordan had the choice of whether to give up completely his dream of professional basketball or to fight on.
History of Basketball
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2016 by Can Akdeniz. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Basketball is indeed a definitive concept and deserves its own account of history. From its humble beginnings in Springfield College of Massachusetts, it went on to cover a dynamic journey to rival soccer in not more than a hundred years since its inception.
Bill Spivey Kentucky All-American
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,260. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
Bill Spivey was a Warner-Robbins, Georgia 7-footer who starred for the Kentucky Wildcats for two seasons from 1949-1951. Along with Shelby Linville he was the finest player on Adolph Rupp's teams that advanced to the quarter finals of the NIT Championship (1950) and won the NCAA basketball championship vs. Kansas State in March 1951. Spivey's banishment continued to plague him as a professional.
1963-1964 Philadelphia 76ers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,820. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The 1983-1964 Philadelphia 76ers were a team of good shooters that had trouble rebounding the basketball. Led by top scoring Hal Greer,the 76ers also had forward Lee Shaffer and center Johnny Kerr. Luckily for Philadelphia the New York Knickerbockers were a worse team, The Knicks finished on the bottom of the Eastern Division, Philadelphia met Oscar Robertson's Cincinnati Royals in the playoffs.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A piece of sports history from Montana - an undersized team from one of the state's smaller high schools goes undefeated and wins its first state basketball championship by beating a bigger team (enrollment and lineup) in overtime, witnessed by the biggest crowd for a basketball game in Treasure State history. A vivid description from a sportswriter who was there takes you back to a glorious time.
Grow Taller: 7 Easy Steps to Naturally Grow Taller for Men Only
Price: Free! Words: 5,680. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2016 by Jill Lopez. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
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Chasing Gilas: The Journey from Spain to Korea
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 College Sports Rip Off
Series: Steve's Life & Times. Price: Free! Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The article discusses the thought provoking TV documentary "Schooled: The Price of College Sports" and the exploitation of athletes on whose backs the billion dollar college football and baseball industry is built.The real culprits in this racket are exposed.
The Stern Years: 1984-2014
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.
Jammin' with Steven Adams
Series: Reading Warriors. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Sports & Recreation
Jammin’ with Steven Adams is the amazing story of how a troubled young man from small town New Zealand, achieved his dream of playing in the best basketball competition in the world … the NBA! Learn how you can achieve the impossible through the power of hope. ‘I achieved my dream by being committed - in the classroom and on the basketball court.’ Steven Adams
The Game Fixing Scandal At NC State That Killed The Dixie Classic
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,440. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
My book looks at the ordeals of three NC State basketball players who were accused of game fixing from 1959-1961. All of them were prep stars from New York. One was from Binghamton and the other two from Brooklyn. My ebook looks at their crimes and their ordeals in Raleigh and Durham courtrooms from 1961-1963. I also name each of the gamblers involved and the court judgments they received in 1962.
George Glamack UNC Tar Heels and Rochester Royals Center
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,510. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball
My book looks at George Glamack as a college and pro basketball player. Before the NBA was formed, 1949-50, there was the National Basketball League, the American Basketball League and the Basketball Association of America. Glamack was a fine center/forward on Rochester Royals teams that won NBL titles in 1946 and '47. This was a time when pro players played in less than state of the art gyms.
The Beginner's Guide to Become a Better Basketball Player
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,840. Language: American English. Published: August 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Basketball
The book covers the following but is not limited to: meaty info that parents, basketball players and coaches can utilize and benefit immediately. A daily workout schedule, a letter template to write coaches if you are not being recruited, the perseverance that you need to keep going, options after high school if you are not recruited, basketball camps in your region and more!

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