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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Books of the Times - New York Times
So for the basketball fan, reading ''The Breaks of the Game'' is like sitting up in an all-night bull session with someone who has been there and can answer ...
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ESPN Page 2 - The Sports Guy: Farewell to a friend
Bill Simmons grew up with the characters David Halberstam introduced him to, and for that he's eternally grateful
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Journal of Sport & Social Issues
Book Reviews : The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam. New York : Alfred. http://jss.sagepub.com. The online version of this article can be found at: ...
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the innermost workings of adam r. crawford: The Breaks of the Game
The Breaks of the Game. After reading Bill Simmons recommend this book countless times, I decided to read it. The author, David Halberstam, followed around ...
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The Final Break - oregonlive.com: Steve Duin
of a great many books, including The Breaks of the Game, was killed this morning in a car accident in Menlo Park, Calif. The New York Times has already ...
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With Summer of '49, The Amateurs, The Breaks of the Game and his new book, October 1964, he has long since established his credentials. ...
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NBA.com: Michael Jordan Career Retrospective
... is the author of a number of bestselling classics about America and sports: The Summer of '49, October 1964, The Breaks of the Game, and The Amateurs. ...
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Journalist David Halberstam killed in car crash - CNN.com
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author David Halberstam, whose bestselling books -- including "The Best and the Brightest," "The Breaks of the Game," ...
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IN THE INNER CITY, A PARODY OF THE AMERICAN DREAM
Although unquestionably it stands with the best writing about the sport - David Halberstam's The Breaks of the Game, John Feinstein's A Season Inside and ...
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Halberstam was best and brightest - The Boston Globe
The book was "The Breaks Of The Game," and there are many who feel there has ... I could certainly say the same for "The Breaks Of The Game," published in ...
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