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Hoop Lore A History of the National Basketball Association (Paperback)

Author:  Connie/ Barnett Kirchberg Foreword By:  Jim Barnett
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 078642673X
ISBN-13: 9780786426737
Sku: 202830183
Publish Date: 7/16/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
Pages:  339
Age Range:  NA
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This work covers 115 years of basketball, detailing how and why the NBA was able to overcome so many of the obstacles that crushed its predecessors to become the most successfully marketed league in all of professional sports. Topics covered are the game's inventor, James Naismith; the Buffalo Germans in the early 1900's; the barnstorming Harlem "Rens" and the Original Celtics with Joe Lapchick in the Roaring 20's; how basketball became an Olympic sport in 1936 in Berlin; players of the early NBA as well as the recent; and the struggles of the early NBL, BAA, ABL, and the ABA.
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"This work covers 115 years of basketball, detailing how and why the NBA was able to overcome so many of the obstacles that crushed its predecessors to become the most successfully marketed league in all of professional sports"--Provided by publisher.

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Product attributeBook Format:   Paperback
Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0339
Product attributePublisher:   McFarland & Company
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