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Basketball Biographies


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Michael Jordan: The Life
Michael Jordan: The Life
by Roland Lazenby
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The definitive biography of the most legendary basketball player of all time. When most people think of Michael Jordan, they think of the beautiful shots, his body totally in sync with the ball, hitting nothing but net. He is responsible for... (read more)

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Basketball Junkie
Basketball Junkie
by Chris Herren
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I was dead for thirty seconds. Thats what the cop in Fall River told me.  When the EMTs found me, there was a needle in my arm and a packet of heroin in the front seat. At basketball-crazy Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, junior... (read more)

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Wooden: A Coach's Life
Wooden: A Coach's Life
by Seth Davis
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A provocative and revelatory new biography of the legendary UCLA coach John Wooden, by one of Americas top college basketball writers No college basketball coach has ever dominated the sport like John Wooden. His UCLA teams reached unprecedented heights... (read more)

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Dr. J: The Autobiography
Dr. J: The Autobiography
by Julius Erving and Karl Taro Greenfeld
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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... (read more)

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James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball
James Naismith: The Man Who Invented Basketball
by Rob Raines
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It seems unlikely that James Naismith, who grew up playing “Duck on the Rock” in the rural community of Almonte, Canada, would invent one of America’s most popular sports. But Rob Rains and Hellen Carpenter’s fascinating, in-depth... (read more)

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Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success
Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success
by Phil Jackson and Hugh Delehanty
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During his storied career as head coach of the Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Lakers, Phil Jackson won more championships than any coach in the history of professional sports. Even more important, he succeeded in never wavering from coaching his way, from... (read more)

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Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings
Phil Jackson: Lord of the Rings
by Peter Richmond
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With eleven championship rings to his name, Phil Jackson is internationally recognized as one of the greatest coaches in the history of the NBA. Known as a defensive disrupter and a master fouler during his early days as a New York Knick and later... (read more)

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Clyde the Glide: My Life in Basketball
Clyde the Glide: My Life in Basketball
by Clyde Drexler
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Through his fifteen-year career as an NBA player, Clyde Drexler played with elegance and flair, leadership and poise, integrity and an ability to come through in the clutch. He led the Portland Trail Blazers to the NBA Finals twice and helped the... (read more)

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Loose Balls: Easy Money, Hard Fouls, Cheap Laughs, and True Love in the NBA
Loose Balls: Easy Money, Hard Fouls, Cheap Laughs, and True Love in the NBA
by Jayson Williams
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The first candid report from a land of fragile egos, available women, unexpected tenderness, intramural fistfights, colossal partying, bizarre humor, inconceivable riches, and desperate competition, Loose Balls does for roundball what Ball Four did for... (read more)

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Let Me Tell You a Story 1st Edition
Let Me Tell You a Story 1st Edition
by Red Auerbach
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- Red Auerbach has come across all kinds of characters throughout his years in sports and has opinions to offer and amazing stories to tell about all of them. - A book about a true sports legend by an extraordinarily popular sportswriter will appeal to... (read more)

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On These Courts: A Miracle Season That Changed a City, a Once-Future Star, and a Team Forever
On These Courts: A Miracle Season That Changed a City, a Once-Future Star, and a Team Forever
by Wayne B Drash
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NBA All-Star Anfernee “Penny” Hardaway had fame, fortune, and a Nike shoe line. Yet for all his basketball accomplishments, the one thing he lacked was a championship season. Penny Hardaway, like so many pro athletes, struggled with the... (read more)

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Special Delivery
Special Delivery
by Clay Latimer
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When Karl Malone arrived in Salt Lake City in 1985, he couldn't make a free throw, hit a jumper or decipher a game plan. According to his plentiful critics, he lacked the emotional resources and ruthlessness to make himself over into a first-rank power... (read more)

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Personal Foul
Personal Foul
by Tim Donaghy
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"Personal Foul" takes an in-depth look at former NBA referee Tim Donaghy and the betting scandal that rocked professional basketball. Containing never-before-seen documentation and correspondence between the league office, referees, coaches, players and... (read more)

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Only the Strong Survive: The Odyssey of Allen Iverson
Only the Strong Survive: The Odyssey of Allen Iverson
by Larry Platt
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Introduction Tupac with a Jumpshot Bubbachuck was looking like a damned Ethiopian bodybuilder. That's what he likes to call himself when he's shirtless, the bones of his wispy upper body jutting out at sharp angles. Allen Iverson without a shirt is a... (read more)

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Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made
Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made
by David Halberstam
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In Playing for Keeps, David Halberstam takes the first full measure of Michael Jordan's epic career, one of the great American stories of our time. A narrative of astonishing power and human drama, brimming with revealing anecdotes and penetrating... (read more)

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Words from the Worm: An Unauthorized Trip Through the Mind of Dennis Rodman
Words from the Worm: An Unauthorized Trip Through the Mind of Dennis Rodman
by Dave Whitaker
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In Words from the Worm, the colorful creature who turned the NBA into a three-ring circus holds court on an array of issues. In his own words, he tells of his troubled upbringing, his mighty rebounding skills, his philosophical approach to life, his... (read more)

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West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life
West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life
by Jerry West and Jonathan Coleman
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He is one of basketball's towering figures: Mr. Clutch, who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring Showtime to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force... (read more)

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Trust Your Next Shot: A Guide to a Life of Joy
Trust Your Next Shot: A Guide to a Life of Joy
by Meadowlark Lemon
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He overcame the racial prejudice of the American South, a broken home, and the heartache of failed relationships to travel the world and play for kings, presidents, and popes. With an incandescent smile, a repertoire of hilarious tricks, and elite... (read more)

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Shaq Talks Back
Shaq Talks Back
by Shaquille Oneal
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The world has followed Shaquille O'Neal's amazing career for years. Now this All-Star and Most Valuable Player--the towering 7' 1", 330-lbs. center for the World Champion Los Angeles Lakers--is ready to tell all. In Shaq Talks Back, O'Neal is completely... (read more)

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Wilt: Larger Than Life
Wilt: Larger Than Life
by Robert Allen Cherry
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A capturing of basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain's personality and thoughts—known by relatively few people other than family and close friends—is made available to all in this intimate biography. The author, a native of Philadelphia... (read more)

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