The breaks of the game
"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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SeriousGrace - LibraryThing
This is an interesting topic for a book. Halberstam follows the 1979-1980 sad season of Portland, Oregon's basketball team, the Trailblazers. Interestingly enough, they had won the championship the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - foof2you - LibraryThing
A look at the 1979-1980 Portland Trail Blazers a must read for any sports fan, especially the NBA fan. Interesting to see what the salaries were back then compared to today. This a good read. Read full review