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Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
(Paperback)

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history. In 1965, 18-year old Lew Alcindor played basketball for Coach John Wooden at UCLA. It was the beginning of what was to become a 50-year long relatio...


Dean Smith: A Basketball Life
Davis, Jeff
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $25.99

Former University of North Carolina men’s basketball coach Dean Smith was one of the most successful coaches ever to hold a whistle. In his 36-years at North Carolina, his teams won a record 879 games. They also captured two national championships, claimed 30 seasons with at least 20 wins, and m...


Betaball: How Silicon Valley and Science Built One of the Greatest Basketball Teams in History
Malinowski, Erik
(Hardcover)

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Moneyball meets The City Game in this compelling look at how the world champion Golden State Warriors embraced savvy business practices, next-generation science, and Silicon Valley's technocentric culture to not only produce the most talented basketball team ever assembled but revolutionize the m...


The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
Feinstein, John
(Paperback)

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On March 18, 1980, the Duke basketball program announced the hiring of Mike Krzyzewski, the man who would restore glory to the team. The only problem: no one knew who Krzyzewski was. Nine days later, Jim Valvano was hired by North Carolina State to be their new head coach. The hiring didn't raise...


The Assist: Hoops, Hope, and the Game of Their Lives
Swidey, Neil
(Paperback)

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Jack O'Brien is a high school basketball coach extreme in both his demands and his devotion. With monastic discipline, he has built a powerhouse program that wins state championships year after year while helping propel players to college. He does this as a white suburban guy working exclusively ...


More Than Rivals: A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White
Abraham, Ken
(Paperback)

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By 1970, racial tension was at a breaking point in the southern town of Gallatin, Tennessee. Desegregation had emotions running high. The town was a powder keg ready to erupt. But it was also on the verge of something incredible.Eddie Sherlin and Bill Ligon were boys growing up on opposite sides ...


The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
Feinstein, John
(Hardcover)

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The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends--University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano--by the king of college basketball writers, #1 New York Times bestseller John Feinstein


From the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love
Allen, Ray
(Hardcover)

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The record-holding two-time NBA champion and recently inducted hall-of-famer reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, the great teams he's played for, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.Playing in the NBA for e...


From the Outside: My Journey Through Life and the Game I Love
Allen, Ray
(Hardcover)

84% off list price of $27.99

The record-holding two-time NBA champion and recently inducted hall-of-famer reflects on his work ethic, his on-the-court friendships and rivalries, the great teams he's played for, and what it takes to have a long and successful career in this thoughtful, in-depth memoir.Playing in the NBA for e...


A Season on the Brink (25the Anniversary Edition)
Feinstein, John
(Paperback)

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Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the new York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein's A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an unforgettable chronicle of his year spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach Bob Knight. This anniversary ed...


A Season on the Brink: A Year With Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers
Feinstein, John
(Paperback)

85% off list price of $16.00

Twenty-five years after it spent sixteen weeks at #1 on the new York Times bestseller list, John Feinstein's A Season on the Brink remains the classic of the genre and an unforgettable chronicle of his year spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach Bob Knight. This anniversary ed...


Return of the King: LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History
McMenamin, Dave
(Paperback)

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What really happened when LeBron James stunned the NBA by leaving a potential dynasty in Miami to come home to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers? How did the Cavs use secret meetings to put together the deal to add star Kevin Love? Who really made the controversial decision to fire coach David Bl...


Showtime
Pearlman, Jeff
(Paperback)

78% off list price of $20.00

Drawing from hundreds of interviews, an account of one of America's greatest sports sagas offers colorful characters, vicious rivalries, and 1980s-style excess to take the first full measure of the Lakers' epic Showtime era.


Unscripted: The Unpredictable Moments That Make Life Extraordinary
Johnson, Ernie Jr.
(Paperback)

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Ernie Johnson Jr. has been in the game a long time. With one of the most recognized voices in sports broadcasting, he is a tireless perfectionist when it comes to preparing and delivering his commentary. Yet he knows that some of sports' greatest triumphs--and life's greatest rewards--come from t...


Not a Game: The Incredible Rise and Unthinkable Fall of Allen Iverson
Babb, Kent
(Hardcover)

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Former NBA superstar Allen Iverson was once one of America’s most famous athletes: a trendsetter who transcended race, celebrity, and pop culture, and emerged from a troubled past to become one of the most successful and highly compensated athletes in the world. Now, his life and career comes viv...


Dr. J
Erving, Julius
(Hardcover)

72% off list price of $27.99

With startling honesty and an unmistakable voice, Dr. J is a historic self-portrait of an American legend, Julius "The Doctor" Erving. With his flights of improvisation around the basket and his towering afro, Julius Erving became one of the most charismatic (and revolutionary) players basketball...


Dr. J: The Autobiography
Erving, Julius W.
(Hardcover)

82% off list price of $27.99

With startling honesty and an unmistakable voice, Dr. J is a historic self-portrait of an American legend, Julius "The Doctor" Erving. With his flights of improvisation around the basket and his towering afro, Julius Erving became one of the most charismatic (and revolutionary) players basketball...


Fab Five: Basketball, Trash Talk, the American Dream
Albom, Mitch
(Hardcover)

82% off list price of $21.95

Recounts the remarkable story of University of Michigan basketball players Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson, and chronicles their success in the NCAA tournaments of 1992 and 1993.


Boys Among Me: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution
Abrams, Jonathan
(Paperback)

69% off list price of $16.00

The definitive story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA and changed the game forever.


The Boys of Dunbar: A Story of Love, Hope, and Basketball
Danois, Alejandro
(Paperback)

75% off list price of $16.00

As the crack epidemic swept across inner-city America in the early 1980s, the streets of Baltimore were crime ridden. For poor kids from the housing projects, the future looked bleak. But basketball could provide the quickest ticket out, an opportunity to earn a college scholarship and perhaps ev...


Basketball Now!: The Stars and Stories of the NBA (2nd Edition)
Segal, Adam Elliott
(Softcover)

77% off list price of $24.95

Basketball is a flashy, fast-paced sport with swagger and attitude to match. Basketball Now! presents the best players in the NBA today--those who back up their swagger with a serious game every time. From hyped rookies to bona fide superstars, Basketball Now! is packed with 60 profiles and more ...


Blue Blood II: Duke-Carolina - The Latest on the Never-Ending and Greatest Rivalry in College Hoops
Chansky, Art
(Hardcover)

78% off list price of $29.99

A follow-up to Blue Blood that tells the recent history of the Duke-Carolina college basketball rivalry.When Art Chansky's Blue Blood was published in 2005, ESPN’s Dick Vitale said it was about “the greatest rivalry, not just in college basketball, but in all of sports” and the book was hailed by...


Chasing Perfection: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the High-Stakes Game of Creating an NBA Champion
Glockner, Andy
(Hardcover)

75% off list price of $25.99

Chasing Perfection goes behind the scenes of the multi-million dollar, high-stakes world of basketball player development, research and analysis, and the often secretive, cutting-edge methods that NBA franchises use to turn less-expensive, supporting players into vital parts of championship teams.


Showboat: The Life of Kobe Bryant
Lazenby, Roland
(Paperback)

70% off list price of $19.99

Eighteen-time All-Star, scorer of 81 points in a single game, MVP, and one of the best shooting guards in NBA league history: Kobe Bryant is among basketball's absolute greatest players, and his importance to the sport is undeniable. Third on the NBA career scoring list and owner of five champion...


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