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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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  • Basketball players -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Basketball players.

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Brief biographies of nine basketball players including Mel Daniels, Bob Love, Dan Issel, Hal Greer, Dave DeBusschere, Roger Brown, Lenny Wilkins, Charlie Scott, and Gus Johnson.

Edition Notes

SeriesPro basketball library
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV884.A1 H5
The Physical Object
Pagination153 p.
Number of Pages153
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5413014M
ISBN 100394824156, 0394924150
LC Control Number73004233

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Unsung heroes of pro basketball (Pro basketball library) [Raymond Hill] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Get this from a library! Unsung heroes of pro basketball.. [Raymond Hill] -- Brief biographies of nine basketball players including Mel Daniels, Bob Love, Dan Issel, Hal Greer, Dave DeBusschere, Roger Brown, Lenny Wilkins, Charlie Scott, and Gus Johnson. Jesse Boone was not born a center. In fact, he was nowhere near the interior of the offensive line until he sent his highlight tape to different colleges. "I found a fit at tight end, and I played tight end and defensive end all through high school," Boone said.   Feinstein follows The Legends Club, his account of the top college basketball teams, with this chronicle of smaller programs. A sports writer for The Washington Post and the prolific author of dozens of books for younger readers as well as adult classics including A Good Walk Spoiled, Feinstein draws on his extensive connections and experience to follow some of the gifted players no one treats.

Thirty years ago after changing the sports book landscape with his mega-hit, A Season on the Brink, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein returns to his first love--college basketball--with a fascinating and compelling journey through a landscape of unsung, unpublicized and often unknown heroes of Division-1 college hoops. John Feinstein has already4/5. Thirty years ago after changing the sports book landscape with his mega-hit, A Season on the Brink, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein returns to his first love--college basketball--with a fascinating and compelling journey through a landscape of unsung, unpublicized and often unknown heroes of Division-1 college hoops. John Feinstein has already taken read.   A rousing account of the college basketball season, a time of surprises and rising stars. Longtime Washington Post sportswriter Feinstein, author of such sports classics as A Season on the Brink and A Good Walk Spoiled, comes by his indefatigable love of basketball honestly: In the late s, his father took him to NIT championship games at Madison Square Garden, seated a few .   Bogues was the catalyst of the legendary Dunbar basketball teams of the early eighties, recently immortalized by a book and an ESPN for documentary. With Bogues at the helm, Dunbar won the high school national championship as they finished the year at and ranked No. 1 in the nation by USA Today.

So, here are my unsung heroes who I feel deserve some of the spotlight and will help underpin their team's efforts. Elin Eldebrink – Yakin Dogu Universitesi She may be a seasoned international veteran with Sweden, but on a star-laden Yakin Dogu Universitesi roster that has the best playmaker in the tournament to lead the way, gaining Mail: [email protected] My 6 unsung heroes of #FIBAU18Europe in Udine NEWCASTLE (Paul Nilsen's Women's Basketball Worldwide) - Behind the headline performances and the All-Star Five at the FIBA U18 Women's European Championship , there were several players who did not get the recognition they : [email protected] Celebrating Tom Bower in Western Portraits of Great Character Actors: The Unsung Heroes & Villains of the Silver Screen. As a veteran of the stage, Tom has played a wide variety of characters in a couple hundred movies and TV programs over a period of more than 40 years. John Feinstein is the author of 35 books, including two #1 New York Times Bestsellers: “A Season on the Brink” and “A Good Walk Spoiled.” He is also the author of 10 kids mysteries. His first young adult mystery, “Last Shot,” won the Edgar Allen Poe Award. John also works for The Washington Post, The Golf Channel, Sirius XM Radio.