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SEMI-PRO-AM: The Basketball Reality You Never Knew
By GR Wilson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 85,790. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The untold true story of a Basketball Reality where NBA All Stars matchup with Footlocker Employees, FIBA World Champions face High School Wannabes and where the salary of one team’s 12th man equals that of this team’s entire roster. 15 men battle the opposition, each other and themselves to succeed against everyone from the Sport’s Bottom Feeders and those who feast at its Highest Table.
HOW TO GET RECRUITED
By Clark Francis
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 59,170. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
"how to get recruited" is a book that has been written by hoop scoop editor and publisher clark francis about the college basketball recruiting process. The focus is on men's basketball, but many of the concepts are applicable to other sports and, as a result, this is a valuable resource for anybody interested in getting a college scholarship or wants to know more about the recruiting process.
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.
Ten Thousand Minutes: Pro Basketball Player Rankings 1952-2012
By Ian Parfrey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
At Alltimehoops, we've mathematically ranked almost 1,000 NBA and ABA players in order to determine who was most (and least) valuable. There are also lists within the main list, such as "Best Players to Never Make an All-Star Team," and "Worst #1 Picks." Features 960 player ratings, over 400 player comments, essays on current and historical basketball, and 18 original full-page drawings.
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.
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.
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.
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.