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Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out
Calipari, John

71% off list price of $17.00

John Calipari, one of the most successful coaches in NCAA history, presents the world of college basketball from the coach's chair, unvarnished and straight from the heart. Players First is Calipari's account of his first six years coaching the University of Kentucky men's team, leading it to a n...

Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball
McCallum, Jack

68% off list price of $28.00

The bestselling author of Dream Team tells the interconnected stories of the NBA champion Golden State Warriors and the early-1970s Los Angeles Lakers, two extraordinary teams playing in extraordinary times and linked by one extraordinary man: Jerry West.

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

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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...

Sole Influence
Wetzel, Dan/Yaeger, Don

84% off list price of $24.95

Hard-hitting, thoroughly researched, and deeply troubling, Sole Influence sounds an important alarm to a society that for too long has ignored the dark business behind amateur sports--and what it does to the young people who play them.

The Secret Game
Ellsworth, Scott

75% off list price of $27.00

The true story of the game that never should have happened--and of a nation on the brink of monumental change In the fall of 1943, at the little-known North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever. A protege of James Naismith, the game's ...

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

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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...

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

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 ...

The Art of a Beautiful Game
Ballard, Chris

65% off list price of $15.99

Chris Ballard sits down with the NBA's most passionate, cerebral players to discover their tricks of the trade and to learn what drives them. He reveals the roots of Kobe Bryant's limitless competitiveness; shadows LeBron James to figure out how he deploys his prodigious talent; and challenges St...

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

71% off list price of $16.99

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 ...

Coach Wooden's Forgotten Teams: Stories and Lessons from John Wooden's Summer Basketball Camps
Williams, Pat

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Legendary UCLA basketball coach John Wooden is known for his record-breaking run of NCAA championships and for working with some of the best players in the sport. His principles for success have been used by not only coaches and athletes, but also business leaders, entrepreneurs, and others. But ...

When Nothing Else Matters: Michael Jordan's Last Comeback
Leahy, Michael

74% off list price of $17.00

As one of the greatest, most celebrated athletes in history, Michael Jordan conquered professional basketball as no one had before. Powered by a potent mix of charisma, nearly superhuman abilities, and a ferocious need to dominate the game, he won six NBA championships with the Chicago Bulls and ...

Dean Smith: A Basketball Life
Davis, Jeff

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...

Covert: My Years Infiltrating the Mob
Delaney, Bob

70% off list price of $14.95

In a riveting page-turner, NBA referee Bob Delaney reveals the clandestine life he led before becoming one of professional basketball’s most respected officials. Soon after joining the New Jersey State Troopers in 1973, Delaney was offered a tantalizing undercover assignment: to infiltrate the Mo...

Tall Tales: The Glory Years of the NBA, in the Words of the Men Who Played, Coached, and Built Pro Basketball
Pluto, Terry

54% off list price of $24.99

"Tall Tales" in an oral history of the early days of the National Basketball Association, when giants such as Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Maurice Stokes, Oscar Robertson, Bob Pettit, Lenny Wilkens, Hot Rod Hundley, Jerry West, and Elgin Baylor stalked the boards. When players sometimes had se...

Getting Open: The Unknown Story of Bill Garrett and the Integration of College Basketball
Graham, Tom

71% off list price of $18.99

Bill Garrett was the Jackie Robinson of college basketball. In 1947, the same year Robinson broke the color line in major league baseball, Garrett integrated big-time college basketball. By joining the basketball program at Indiana University, he broke the gentleman's agreement that had barred bl...

Furious George: My Forty Years Surviving NBA Divas, Clueless GMs, and Poor Shot Selection
Karl, George

71% off list price of $16.99

The most outspoken and combative coach in NBA history—and one of the most successful, amassing more than 1,175 victories, the sixth best winning record ever—reflects on his life, his career, and his battles on and off the basketball court in this no-holds-barred memoir

Playing for Knight
Alford, Steve

70% off list price of $13.00

Playing for Knight is Steve Alford's revealing account of the four years (six seasons, including stints with the 1984 U.S. Olympic Team and Indiana's around-the-world tour in 1985) he played basketball for the most volatile, controversial, and brilliant coach in American sports--Bob Knight. SC, 2...

The Whore of Akron
Raab, Scott

78% off list price of $14.99

A native son of Akron, Ohio, LeBron James seemed like a miracle heaven-sent by God to transform Cleveland's losing ways when he was drafted by the Cavaliers in 2003. But after seven years - and still no parade down Euclid Avenue - he left, announcing his move to South Beach on a nationally televi...

Top of the World
May, Peter

69% off list price of $15.99

"I'm on top of the world!" shouted Kevin Garnett after the Boston Celtics demolished the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers for a league-leading seventeenth NBA championship. Peter May chronicles the amazing run of the team, who went from having the second-worst record in 2007 to leading the pack...

Basketball Now!: The Stars and Stories of the NBA
Segal, Adam Elliott

69% 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 ...

NBA List Jam!
Connelly, Michael

70% off list price of $15.00

NBA List Jam! is an entertaining and informative collection of 125+ ranked lists that discuss and debate the people, games, events, and ephemera that have made the NBA the spectator sport of choice for millions in North America and beyond.The wide variety of list topics include Greatest Teams, Be...

Rise and Fire: The Origins, Science, and Evolution of the Jump Shot--and How It Transformed Basketball Forever
Fury, Shawn

78% off list price of $17.99

It’s hard to believe that there was a time when the jump shot didn’t exist in basketball. When the sport was invented in 1891, players would take set shots with both feet firmly planted on the ground. Defenders controlled the sport, the pace was slower, and games would frequently end with scores ...

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

70% off list price of $31.00

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...

Got to Give the People What They Want: True Stories and Flagrant Opinions from Center Court
Rose, Jalen

76% off list price of $28.00

Jalen Rose has never been quiet. Not as a kid growing up in Detroit in the 70’s and 80’s. Not as the brash, trash-talking leader of the legendary "Fab Five" at the University of Michigan. Not as the player under the stewardship of Hall of Famers Larry Bird, Isiah Thomas and others throughout h...

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