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

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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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Publisher McFarland & Company
Mfg Part# 9780786426737
SKU 202830183
Format Paperback
ISBN10 078642673X
Release Date 7/16/2007
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 9H x 6L x 0.75T
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Editors Note "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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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0339
Publisher McFarland & Company
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