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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.
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, Book 6. 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: 20,130. 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
Life on the Line: A Basketball Story
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
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
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.
Boston Celtics IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom (Volume II)
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 22. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Are you a Celtics Hall of Famer, or should you start rooting for a lesser franchise like the Lakers or Knicks? It’s time to find out – test your skills, wrack your brain, it’s the ultimate Boston Celtics IQ test.
Boston Celtics IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 6. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,180. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Think you know Celtics trivia? Think again. You’re about to find out how smart you really are about the Boston Celtics. Are you a rookie? Are you a tested, hardcore veteran? Or will you be hoping to find a team that will sign you to a ten-day contract halfway through the book? We'll let you know. Five chapters, more than 250 questions - that's what you're up against, and we're keeping score.

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