The Franchise: Building a Winner With the World Champion Detroit Pistons, Basketballs Bad Boys

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W. Morrow, 1990 - Sports & Recreation - 365 pages
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In January of 1989, Cameron Stauth became a fly on the office wall of Pistons general manager Jack McCloskey. He watched day by day, crisis by crisis, as McCloskey, coach Chuck Daly, and a handful of immensely talented and ambitious basketball players--the Bad Boys of Detroit--won the NBA championship. Illustrated.

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Review: The Franchise: Building a Winner With the World Champion Detroit Pistons, Basketballs Bad Boys

User Review  - Adam Criblez - Goodreads

The early 1990s version of Halberstam's seminal "Breaks of the Game," this book follows around the Bad Boy Pistons from the GM's perspective. Really good behind-the-scenes insight. Read full review

Review: The Franchise: Building a Winner With the World Champion Detroit Pistons, Basketballs Bad Boys

User Review  - Oliver Bateman - Goodreads

There's some great material in The Franchise about how "Trader" Jack McCloskey constructed the powerhouse, no-stars Detroit Pistons teams of the late 80s--material that's no less relevant in an era of ... Read full review

Contents

Fall Camp
23
The Exhibition Season
44
The Trading Season Starts
75
Copyright

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Kenneth Bock, M.D., is the co-founder and co-director of the Rhinebeck Health Center and The Center for Progressive Medicine, and a clinical instructor in family medicine at the Albany Medical College. He lives in Woodstock, New York, with his wife and two children.
Cameron Stauth is the author of twenty-two books, including several national and international bestsellers. He lives in Portland, Oregon, with his wife and two young children.

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