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How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons about Basketball's Best

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Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. But his pre-eminence is more than just extraordinary athletic ability: the lessons of his life-such as focus, passion, hard work, perseverance and accountability-have shaped him into one of the most revered celebrities of the 20th century.

In this inspiring book Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, reveals Jordan's method for living a life of greatness that we can all incorporate into our lives. Fascinating anecdotes and quotes from those who know Michael best provide a glimpse into a persona as sweeping and immense as any generation has ever witnessed. Peppered with examples from Williams's life and those of other star athletes and celebrities, this uplifting book shows that we are, indeed, all capable of fulfilling our full potential. Readers from all walks of life can appreciate and aspire to living life like a champion.

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Pat Williams, motivational speaker and senior vice president of the NBA's Orlando Magic, reveals Jordan's method for living a life of greatness. Fascinating anecdotes and quotes from those who know Michael best provide a glimpse into a persona as sweeping and immense as any generation has ever witnessed.

About the Author

Pat Williams, one of the country's top motivational and inspirational speakers, is Senior Vice President of the Orlando Magic and has more than 39 years of professional sports experience. Before joining the Central Florida pro basketball effort in 1986, Williams spent 12 seasons as General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, taking them from a 34-48 record in 1974-75 to a World Championship title in 1983. Pat has written 19 books, including his version of the birth of the Orlando Magic, entitled Making Magic, and his autobiography, Ahead of the Game and A Lifetime of Success.Michael Weinreb is former sports feature writer for the Akron Beacon Journal. He has won numerous state and national writing awards from the Associated Press sports editors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558749559
Subtitle:
Life Lessons about Basketball's Best
With:
Weinreb, Michael
With:
Weinreb, Michael
Foreword by:
Hill, Grant
Foreword:
Hill, Grant
Author:
Weinreb, Michael
Author:
Williams, Pat
Author:
Hill, Grant
Foreword:
Hill, Grant
Publisher:
HCI
Location:
Deerfield Beach, Fla.
Subject:
Motivational
Subject:
Conduct of life
Subject:
Basketball players
Subject:
Basketball - Professional
Subject:
Personal Growth - General
Subject:
Motivational & Inspirational
Subject:
Sports
Subject:
Basketball players -- United States.
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 2000-130
Publication Date:
August 2001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
350
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 in 1.15 lb

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