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Chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, coaches, and fans in basketball history

Synopsis:

All-American George Glamack was known as the Blind Bomber because his eyesight was so poor that he couldn't see the basket. Bobby Bailey once fouled out of a game in three minutes. The first professional basketball player, Fred Cooper, earned sixteen dollars per game. Swedish player Mats Wermelin scored all 272 points in a game. Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach punched out the owner of the St. Louis Hawks prior to a game. Dennis Rodman dressed like a bride for his book signing. Wilt Chamberlain, who scored 100 points in an NBA game, claimed to have had 20,000 lovers. The 1936 Olympic basketball gold medal game was played on a muddy court during a driving rainstorm. Former vice president Al Gore played college basketball at Harvard.Basketball's Most Wanted(TM) chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, coaches, and fans in basketball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail basketball's top-ten worst shooters, strangest plays, bizarre nicknames, politicians who played, little-known records, unlikely NBA teams, and more.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 301-302) and index.

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ISBN:
9781574883619
Author:
Conner, Floyd
Publisher:
Potomac Books
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
History
Subject:
Basketball
Subject:
Basketball - General
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Basketball General
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Potomac
Series:
Brassey's Most Wanted
Series Volume:
965
Publication Date:
20010931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.14x4.98x.90 in. .67 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , All-American George Glamack was known as the Blind Bomber because his eyesight was so poor that he couldn't see the basket. Bobby Bailey once fouled out of a game in three minutes. The first professional basketball player, Fred Cooper, earned sixteen dollars per game. Swedish player Mats Wermelin scored all 272 points in a game. Boston Celtics coach Red Auerbach punched out the owner of the St. Louis Hawks prior to a game. Dennis Rodman dressed like a bride for his book signing. Wilt Chamberlain, who scored 100 points in an NBA game, claimed to have had 20,000 lovers. The 1936 Olympic basketball gold medal game was played on a muddy court during a driving rainstorm. Former vice president Al Gore played college basketball at Harvard.Basketball's Most Wanted(TM) chronicles 700 of the most outlandish players, coaches, and fans in basketball history. Its seventy lists describe in humorous detail basketball's top-ten worst shooters, strangest plays, bizarre nicknames, politicians who played, little-known records, unlikely NBA teams, and more.
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