Basketball: The Legends and the Game

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Firefly Books, 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 352 pages
A unique, lavishly illustrated guide to the story of basketball and its greatest players. Special features on the men, the teams and the moments that have made basketball's rich history of characters and amazing achievements. A hip, smart and informative source of reference for longtime basketball fans and an essential introduction for newcomers to the game. An up-to-date listings of each basketball player's achievements with facts, dates and records of the teams for which they played.

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Mallozzi, a frequent contributor to the New York Times, here offers thumbnail sketches of 292 National Basketball Association players enhanced by a short fact file on each that gives date of birth ... Read full review


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Vincent M. Mallozzi has been a sports writer for the New York Times since graduating from college and has written on the subject for Reader's Digest, Sport, Time, Out New York and Source magazines. Mallozzi wrote Basketball: Legends of the Game, which pays tribute to 292 of the game's biggest stars and Hoop Drills: The Coaches Guide.

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