Hoopmania: The Book of Basketball History and Trivia

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 176 pages
Come on a fun-filled flight through basketball history, from peach baskets to breakaway rims, from the first game to the last championship game. You'll meet all of basketball's big names: from Dr. James Naismith to Doctor J, from George Mikan to Michael Jordan, from Maude Sherman to Cynthia Cooper. Learn how basketball has grown into the highest-flying sport of them all!
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
5
WHEN COLLEGE WAS KING 19301945
27
THE START OF THE NBA 19461959
43
THE AGE OF WILT 1960s
65
BASKETBALL ROCKS AND ROLLS 1970s
87
MAGIC TIME 1980s
107
BASKETBALL TODAY 1990s AND 2000s
123
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Brad Herzog, a graduate of Cornell University, is a former newspaper reporter & a frequent contributor to various national magazines. A three-time gold medal winner from the Council for the Advancement & Support of Education, he is the author of "The Sports 100" & a dozen children's books.

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