The breaks of the game
"Among the best books ever written on professional basketball." The Philadelphia Inquirer David Halberstam, best-selling author of THE FIFTIES and THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST, turns his keen reporter's eye on the sport of basketball -- the players and the coaches, the long road trips, what happens on court, in front of television cameras, and off-court, where no eyes have followed -- until now.
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Review: The Breaks of the GameUser Review - Pete Den Uyl - Goodreads
I have never read a more compelling piece of sports journalism. After writing The Powers that Be (an excellent read), David Halberstam decided to take a shot at sports journalism. The Breaks of the ... Read full review
Review: The Breaks of the GameUser Review - Scott - Goodreads
When you look at David Halberstam's massive output ("The Best and the Brightest," "The Coldest Winter," "War in a Time of Peace"), the idea that the great author wrote about the Portland Trail Blazers ... Read full review
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