The breaks of the game

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Knopf, Oct 1, 1981 - Sports & Recreation - 362 pages
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"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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Halberstam is a really good writer. - Goodreads
Another good summer reading selection. - Goodreads
It also gives good insight into Bill Walton as well. - Goodreads
Not a world-beater, but very fun+easy to read. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nasos Delveroudis - Goodreads

One of the most classic books about the NBA. Read full review

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User Review  - Michael R. - Goodreads

A little too much about Walton's feet. But still exceptional. Those players and coaches didn't seem so lucky after I read this book. Read full review

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David Halberstam is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and the bestselling author of The Powers That Be, The Best And the Brightest, and Summer of 49.

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