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A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Eight Dallas journalists capture Mark Cuban's development from a broke kid just arriving in town to a sophisticated team owner in this short collection of stories and essays from The Dallas Morning News.
Hoop Dreams
You set the price! Words: 17,070. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » American
Hoop Dreams tells the story of Keenan Ridge, once considered the top high school basketball prospect in the nation, well on his way to living out his dream of playing in the NBA. Sadly, tragedy strikes and threatens to derail him from pursuing his passion. Aided by an unlikely source in the guise of his dead brother, he will discover that the road to stardom is full of potholes.
What is Sport? 101 Questions People Ask About Sport Athletes and Sports– and for which You've Gotta Have Answers!
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,520. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
Welcome to the world of sports! If you ever had questions about sports, sportsmen, athletes, competitions…here you will find the answer. From the Olympics to cricket, from squash to golf, from basketball to pelota, you will find everything here: events, legends, dates and personalities. These questions give the answer to whom, when, where, why or better said: the answer to everything.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,270. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
"Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo" documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
The Kobe Code: Eight Principles For Success -- An Insider's Look into Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant's Warrior Life & the Code He Lives By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,220. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Strength & Honor. A code that Kobe Bryant seems to live by. This inspiring & practical guide takes a unique spin on the traditional unauthorized biography by providing insight into how Kobe approaches his life, on & off the court. Also, by highlighting Eight Principles For Success pulled from various stages in his life, this book allows you to potentially apply these practices to your own life.
Lenny, Lefty, and the Chancellor: The Len Bias Tragedy and the Search for Reform in Big-time College Basketball
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.