To the Hoop: The Seasons of a Basketball Life

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BasicBooks, 1997 - Sports & Recreation - 295 pages
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One of America's most acclaimed sportswriters tells the story of his life as a pickup basketball player. In To the Hoop, a coming of middle-age story, Berkow describes how he has resolved to elevate his game to a higher level and stave off the ravages of time. Speaking to men of all generations, Berkow shows through his own example that all of us can spire to fulfill our own personal hoop dream.

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Captured how I feel about still playing basketball, probably for a niche audience though of aging wannabe athletes. Read full review


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David Shields is the author of many books of fiction and nonfiction, including "Black Planet: Facing Race During an NBA Season, Remote: Reflections on Life in the Shadow of Celebrity," and "Dead Languages: A Novel," Ira Berkow is a sports columnist for the "New York Times" and the author of "To the Hoop: Seasons of a Basketball Life" and "Court Vision: Unexpected Views on the Lure of Basketball,

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