Basketball For Dummies
Basketball is the most popular participatory sport in the United States. As simple as the game often seems—throwing a ball through a hoop—there are many aspects of the game that go unnoticed. But with Basketball For Dummies, Second Edition, you’ll get the inside scoop on hoops.
Whether you’re a player, a fan, or a coach, Basketball For Dummies, Second Edition will get you better acquainted to the game, so you can play it better, coach it smarter, or appreciate it more as a spectator.
Former Notre Dame head coach Digger Phelps begins with the fundamentals and quickly moves up court from there. From playing a pick-up game to watching March Madness on TV to the excitement of the NBA Playoffs, Phelps has come up with a game plan that shows you how to have fun with the game, while you become familiar with it. By the final buzzer, you’ll have pulled down pointers on how to play the game, how to look good on the court, how to coach it, how to watch it, ho w to strategize, and even how to talk trash on the playground.
Within these pages, you’ll also discover how to:
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Unkletom - LibraryThing
I'm a middle-aged portly gentleman (my daughter's words) who never paid much attention to basketball until recently. A few years back, though, I made the mistake of checking out that 'March Madness ... Read full review
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this would be a good book for students who want to learnmore about the sport of basketball and even for students who are interested in playing on a team ho already know about basketball. Read full review