Il Basket D'Italia: A Season in Italy With Great Food, Good Friends, and Some Very Tall Americans

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
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Jim Patton offers a delightful, behind-the-scenes look at basketball--Italian style. Il Basket d'Italia is a rhapsodic romp through the professional leagues a continent away, where NBA hopefuls and fading stars go to hone their skills, pursue their dreams, and rake in the big lire.

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Il basket d'Italia: a season in Italy with great food, good friends, and some very tall Americans

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Patton, a former newspaper sports columnist and basketball enthusiast, wanted to enhance his life. He did so by getting sponsorship to journey to Italy to cover basketball with a particular emphasis ... Read full review

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Contents

Home on the Riviera
11
Rick Mahorn Is Gone
24
Monumento Nazi on ale 3 9
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Copyright

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Patton is an award winning sports columnist.

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