Il Basket D'Italia: A Season in Italy with Great Food, Good Friends, and Some Very Tall Americans

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Simon & Schuster, 1994 - Sports & Recreation - 320 pages
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Jim Patton offers a delightful, behind-the-scenes look at basketball--Italian style. Il Basket d'Italia is a rhapsodic romp through the professional leagues a continent away, where NBA hopefuls and fading stars go to hone their skills, pursue their dreams, and rake in the big lire.

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IL BASKET D'ITALIA: A Season in Italy with Great Food, Good Friends, and Some Very Tall Americans

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A sunny, refreshing season of pro basketball in the Lega Pallenestro Italiano. Depressed, recently divorced, disillusioned, and fed up with the arrogance and cynicism of American sports, Oregon ... Read full review

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Patton, a former newspaper sports columnist and basketball enthusiast, wanted to enhance his life. He did so by getting sponsorship to journey to Italy to cover basketball with a particular emphasis ... Read full review

Contents

Home on the Riviera
11
Rick Mahorn Is Gone
24
Monumento Nazi on ale 3 9
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Patton is an award winning sports columnist.

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