NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Inspired by a major ESPN film series, this is an extraordinary oral history of basketball—its eye-opening untold history, its profound deeper meaning, its transformative influence on the world—as told through an unprecedented series of candid conversations with the game’s ultimate icons.
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Out of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regret
New York Times bestselling sportswriter Michael Holley tells the inside story of how Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett, and Ray Allen joined together -- each a different kind of superstar who had spent a career on subpar teams -- to form the most dominant team in basketball and lead the Boston Celtics to their first Championship in over two decades.
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era’s brightest hopes—racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog—but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall
“A masterpiece of American storytelling.”—Gilbert King, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Devil in the Grove
A long-awaited photographic memoir from basketball superstar Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat, beautifully designed with more than 100 all new photos from Wade’s life on and off the court
Perhaps no NBA player today is as exciting and yet enigmatic as Kyrie Irving.
Rob McClanaghan, the NBA’s most sought-after trainer, shares a behind-the-scenes look at how superstars like Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Russell Westbrook, and Kevin Love work to excel at the game.
When Rob McClanaghan failed to make the Syracuse basketball team as a walk-on freshman, he asked the coaches what he needed to do to achieve his goal the following yea
From acclaimed New York Times Magazine author Michael Sokolove, the full inside story of the NCAA's epic corruption scandal that exposed the rot and hypocrisy at the heart of big-time college sports.
In 2012, Derrick Rose was on top of the world.
After growing up in Chicago’s Englewood neighborhood, Rose achieved an improbable childhood dream: being selected first overall in the NBA draft by his hometown Chicago Bulls.$18.00ISBN: 9780804137331Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Broadway Books - August 20th, 2019
A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF 2018
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY NPR, CHICAGO TRIBUNE, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, THE ECONOMIST AND DEADSPIN$28.00ISBN: 9780525534662Availability: Click Title for IN STOCK LocationPublished: Blue Rider Press - November 19th, 2019
The moving story of a Navajo high school basketball team, its members struggling with the everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family, and the great and unique obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations.
$27.95ISBN: 9781496208484Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: University of Nebraska Press - November 1st, 2019No one had really heard of Chaminade University—a tiny NAIA Catholic school in Honolulu with fewer than eight hundred undergraduates—until its basketball game against the University of Virginia on December 23, 1982. The Chaminade Silverswords defeated the Cavaliers, then the Division I, No.