Basketball's Best Shots: The Greatest NBA Photography of the Century

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DK Pub., 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 160 pages
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Relive spectacular moments from the history of basketball that illustrates the grace, speed, and power of the game. Whether its Michael Jordan's last jump shot as a Chicago Bull, Dr. J's spectacular baseline moves in the 1980 Finals, or a jaw-dropping dunk by Kobe Bryant, Basketball's Best Shots shows some of the greatest athletes in the world performing the most stunning, gravity-defying feats ever caught on film. Brought to you by NBA Entertainment photographers, this is basketball at its most thrilling. Including more than 300 photographs and a foreword by Walt "Clyde" Frazier, this book captures the grace, passion, and energy of one of the world's most popular sports.

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Pictures of athletes in motion are often great photographs-qua-photographs, capturing the twitch of a perfectly honed muscle or the flash of magisterial bravado over a beautiful young face-but ... Read full review

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Walt Frazier, one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, currently serves as an analyst for Madison Square Garden Network's coverage of the New York Knicks. A seven-time NBA All-Star and a member of Basketball's Hall of Fame (1987), Frazier helped lead the Knicks to two NBA championships (1970 and '73).

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