Inside Sports: Basketball and Its Greatest Players, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615305580
  • ISBN-13: 9781615305582
  • DDC: 796.323
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Drawing crowds for its displays of both raw athleticism and spectacular showmanship, basketball has become one of the most exciting spectator sports in the United States, as well as the world. Players renowned for their maneuverability and skill—“Air” Jordan and his classic acrobatic moves, for instance—have intensified the level of competition in professional leagues and inspired everyday fans to “shoot hoops” in friendly games. This engaging volume examines the history and evolution of basketball and some of its most influential players.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Game of Basketball.
2: History of the Game.
3: Women’s Basketball and International Competition.
4: Notable Players.
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