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Growing Up: Farm Life & Basketball in the 1940s & '50s by Harold Schoen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,110. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
FAMILY, FARM WORK AND PLAY; BASKETBALL FOR LEGENDARY COACH TOM BLACKBURN'S DAYTON FLYERS; WINNING THE 1962 NIT Hal Schoen grew up on a small hardscrabble family farm, the oldest boy in a family of 13 children. He tells of a long gone world of working with neighbors, radio entertainment, few telephones, and sports just for fun; a story of rising from humble beginnings, the American dream.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy by Dennis Gaub
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.
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.
SEMI-PRO-AM: The Basketball Reality You Never Knew by GR Wilson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, 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. 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 Fantasy Basketball Coaches' Fantasy Basketball Strategy Guide by Nels Wadycki
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,060. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012. Categories: 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. 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.
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball(4.75 from 4 reviews)
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.