Synopses & Reviews
Popular ESPN basketball analyst and former Duke player Jay Bilas looks at the true meaning of "toughness." If anyone knows tough, it's Jay Bilas. A four-year starter at Duke, he learned an incomparable work ethic under Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, battling against the greatest college players in the game. After playing professionally overseas for several years, he returned to Duke, where he served as Krzyzewski's assistant coach for three seasons and won back-to-back titles. A graduate of Duke Law School, he has since become one of basketball's most recognizable faces through his insightful, intelligent work on ESPN's SportsCenter and College GameDay. Through his ups and downs on and off the court, Jay learned the true meaning of toughness from coaches, teammates, and colleagues. Now he discusses this misunderstood--yet vital--attribute and how it contributes to winning in sports and in life. Featuring never-before-told stories about his personal heroes--Coach Krzyzewski, Coach Bob Knight, John McEnroe, his own father, and many others--Jay redefines what it takes to succeed.