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Odds-On Basketball Coaching

by Michael J. Coffino

In basketball, as in most sports, a large part of a coach’s responsibility is to prepare his or her team for games. Yet, little time in practice is typically devoted to readying the players and coaches for...


In These Girls, Hope Is A Muscle

by Madeleine Blais

Originally published in 1995, Madeleine Blais’ In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle is a modern sports writing classic. Expanded and updated with a new epilogue, Blais’ book tells the story of a season in the...


Basket Drills Handbook

by Daniele Tardiolo

During the ‘80s, when my generation of coaches was being initiated to this career, drills were invested of excessive importance: the challenge was that of finding, or creating, the most spectacular, choreographic...


Tall Tales and Short Shorts

by Adam J. Criblez

In basketball, just as in American culture, the 1970s were imperfect. But it was a vitally important time in the development of the nation and of the National Basketball Association. During this decade Americans...


Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES AND USA TODAY BESTSELLER

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores his 50-year friendship with Coach John Wooden, one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.

When future...


Return of the King: LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Greatest Comeback in NBA History

by Brian Windhorst & Dave McMenamin

Now a New York Times bestseller!

The inside story of LeBron James's return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland.

What really happened when LeBron James stunned the NBA by leaving a potential dynasty in Miami to...


Golden: The Miraculous Rise of Steph Curry

by Marcus Thompson

INSTANT #1 BESTSELLER—ALL-ACCESS LOOK AT STEPH CURRY AND THE 2017 NBA CHAMPIONS GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS

“A revolutionary player like Curry—whose three-point shooting altered basketball in a way similar to...


So You Think You're a Duke Blue Devils Basketball Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

by Jim Sumner

So You Think You’re a Duke Blue Devils Basketball Fan? tests and expands your knowledge of Duke basketball. Rather than merely posing questions and providing answers, you’ll get details behind each—stories...


Long Shots: Jay Wright, Villanova, and College Basketball's Most Unlikely Champion

by Dana O'Neil & Jay Bilas

31 years after the Perfect Game - Villanova's shocking national championship upset over Georgetown – Nova struck again with the Perfect Shot, taking down North Carolina in one of the most thrilling finishes...


Basketball's Game Changers

by Brendan Prunty

A brand new, fast-paced, fully illustrated history of basketball through its flashpoints, innovations, and innovators

The third book in the Lyons Press Game Changers sports series answers the questions: What...


Integrated

by James W. Miller

In Integrated, James W. Miller explores an often ignored aspect of America's struggle for racial equality. He relates the story of the Lincoln Institute -- an all-black high school in Shelby County, Kentucky,...


Sport in Iceland: How Small Nations Achieve International Success

by Vidar Halldorsson

Iceland is a tiny Nordic nation with a population of just 330,000 and no professional sports leagues, and yet its soccer, basketball and handball teams have all qualified for major international tournaments...


Dust Bowl Girls: The Inspiring Story of the Team That Barnstormed Its Way to Basketball Glory

by Lydia Reeder

“A thrilling, cinematic story. I loved every minute I spent with these bold, daring women whose remarkable journey is the stuff of American legend.” —Karen Abbott, New York Times bestselling author of...


Glory Hounds: How a Small Northwest School Reshaped College Basketball.And Itself.

by Bud Withers, Doug Heatherly & Rajah Bose

Almost a generation ago, a small school from the Northwest made its first noise in college basketball. For the first time, the Gonzaga Bulldogs won games in the NCAA tournament of 1999, going all the way to...


Tim Duncan: Team-First Superstar

by Pounding the Rock

In the 40 years the San Antonio Spurs have been in the NBA, Tim Duncan played 19 of them. A star from the moment he put on the Silver and Black, and productive through his final season, Duncan's career is among...


Raising Boys The Zeller Way

by Steve Zeller, Lorri Zeller & Stephen Copeland

Steve and Lorri Zeller (parents of Luke, Tyler, and Cody Zeller) provide an inside look at the principles they implemented in their household, and share transparent and entertaining anecdotes about their parenting...


Super Team: The Warriors' Quest for the Next NBA Dynasty

by Bay Area News Group

Super Team is the ultimate celebration of the unprecedented collection of star-power that makes up the Warriors' once-in-a-lifetime roster. Including nearly 100 full-color photographs, fans are provided a glimpse...


100 Things Maryland Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Don Markus & Gary Williams

100 Things Maryland Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resources guide for true fans of the Terrapins. Whether you're a die-hard booster from the days of Lefty Driesell or a new supporter...


100 Things Cavaliers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Bob Finnan & Austin Carr

Only real Cavaliers fans know what truly went into the LeBron James' "Decision," the best place to grab a burger before tipoff, or which player once left a pregame huddle to buy a hot dog from a concession stand....


100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die

by Mike Monroe

100 Things Spurs Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of San Antonio basketball. Whether you're a die-hard fan from the days of George Gervin or a new supporter...