Basketball on Paper

February 16, 2017 by  
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Journey “inside the numbers” for an exceptional set of statistical tools and rules that can help explain the winning, or losing, ways of a basketball team. Basketball on Paper doesn’t diagram plays or explain how players get in shape, but instead demonstrates how to interpret player and team performance. Dean Oliver highlights general strategies for teams when they’re winning or losing and what aspects should be the focus in either situation. He describes and qu… More >>

Basketball on Paper

Long Shots: Jay Wright, Villanova, and College Basketball’s Most Unlikely Champion

February 16, 2017 by  
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31 years after the Perfect Game – Villanova’s shocking national championship upset over Georgetown – Nova struck again with the Perfect Shot, taking down North Carolina in one of the most thrilling finishes in sports history. The shot and second national title in school history were the culmination of 15 years of Coach Jay Wright painstakingly building the unheralded program, through ups and downs, heartbreak and triumph. In Long Shots: Jay Wright, Villanova, an… More >>

Long Shots: Jay Wright, Villanova, and College Basketball’s Most Unlikely Champion

Basketball’s Game Changers: Icons, Record Breakers, Rivalries, Scandals, and More

February 16, 2017 by  
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A brand new, fast-paced, fully illustrated history of basketball through its flashpoints, innovations, and innovators

The third book in the Lyons Press Game Changers sports series answers the questions: What were the 50 most revolutionary personalities, rules, strategies, rivalries, controversies, organizational changes, radio and television advancements, and more in the history of basketball—college and the pros? And how, exactly, did they forever chan… More >>

Basketball’s Game Changers: Icons, Record Breakers, Rivalries, Scandals, and More

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

February 15, 2017 by  
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You gotta know the rules to play the game. Ball is life. Take it to the hoop. Soar. What can we imagine for our lives? What if we were the star players, moving and grooving through the game of life? What if we had our own rules of the game to help us get what we want, what we aspire to, what will enrich our lives? Illustrated with photographs by Thai Neave, The Playbook is intended to provide inspiration on the court of life. Each rule contains wisdom from inspiri… More >>

The Playbook: 52 Rules to Aim, Shoot, and Score in This Game Called Life

The Basketball Diaries: The Classic About Growing Up Hip on New York’s Mean Streets

February 15, 2017 by  
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The urban classic coming-of-age story about sex, drugs, and basketball
 
Jim Carroll grew up to become a renowned poet and punk rocker. But in this memoir of the mid-1960s, set during his coming-of-age from 12 to 15, he was a rebellious teenager making a place and a name for himself on the unforgiving streets of New York City. During these years, he chronicled his experiences, and the result is a diary of unparalleled candor that conveys his alternat… More >>

The Basketball Diaries: The Classic About Growing Up Hip on New York’s Mean Streets

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