The Basket Counts
On-court hostility threatens Mel's place on the team Mel Jensen is new to the Titans basketball team, but he knows he could be a vital part of the starting lineup-if only two other players would give him a chance to show his stuff. But Caskie and Stoney seem bent on ignoring him, and Mel knows it's because he's black. Should Mel fight fire with fire, or should he try to get along, if only for the sake of the team?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - nzfj - LibraryThing
Library Thing Part D #5 Realistic Fiction Popular Christopher, Matt, and Karen Meyer. The Basket Counts. Boston: Little, Brown, 1991. Print. Even though this title was written in 1968, it is still ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - mspioneer - LibraryThing
The reason I liked this book is because it showed how people of different races can learn to get along in the end. I also liked it because it discussed teamwork and how the TItans were able to win a championship. I felt this was something that can happen in real life. -G.M Read full review