Basketball for Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Sep 14, 2000 - Sports & Recreation - 432 pages
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Basketball is the most popular participatory sport in the United States. As simple as the game often seems葉hrowing a ball through a hoop葉here are many aspects of the game that go unnoticed. But with Basketball For Dummies, Second Edition, you値l get the inside scoop on hoops.

Whether you池e a player, a fan, or a coach, Basketball For Dummies, Second Edition will get you better acquainted to the game, so you can play it better, coach it smarter, or appreciate it more as a spectator.

Former Notre Dame head coach Digger Phelps begins with the fundamentals and quickly moves up court from there. From playing a pick-up game to watching March Madness on TV to the excitement of the NBA Playoffs, Phelps has come up with a game plan that shows you how to have fun with the game, while you become familiar with it. By the final buzzer, you値l have pulled down pointers on how to play the game, how to look good on the court, how to coach it, how to watch it, ho w to strategize, and even how to talk trash on the playground.

Within these pages, you値l also discover how to

    li>Suit up for the cour
  • Get into basketball shap
  • Play effective offense and defens
  • Use signature moves from NBA great
  • Shoot quality free-throw
  • Join fantasy leagues and get great stuff onlin
from high school to college hoops, to the WNBA, and beyond

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User Review  - Shazaib Maqsood - Goodreads

Basketball for dummies.The author is Richard "digger" Phelps.the main purpose of this book is to guide you how to play basketball.the book goes in very details about how to play basketball the proper ... Read full review

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this book was informational it had all the rules teams and others Read full review

Contents

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About the author (2000)

Richard "Digger" Phelps coached the University of Notre Dame to more wins than any basketball coach in the school's history. John Walters is a writer for Sports Illustrated. Tim Bourret is the Sports Information Director at Clemson University.

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