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She's Got Next: Life Played Under a Hoop

by Melissa King

When Melissa King, a transplanted southerner in search of connection, finds herself on the lean, mean streets of Chicago, she turns to her childhood passion for basketball.

In a street-smart voice full of understated...

All In: The Story of LeBron James and the 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers

by Vince McKee

The Cleveland Cavaliers franchise has been in existence for more than forty-five years, and it hasn’t been an easy ride for the team or their fans, with many ups and downs along the way. They had seen the...

"Bad News": The Turbulent Life of Marvin Barnes, Pro Basketball's Original Renegade

by Mike Carey & Bob Costas

Marvin “Bad News” Barnes was considered a future Hall of Fame basketball player before he even graduated from college. A standout at Providence College, where he averaged 20.7 points and 17.9 rebounds per...

So You Think You're a Kentucky Wildcats Basketball Fan?: Stars, Stats, Records, and Memories for True Diehards

by Tom Wallace

More than a just a trivia book, So You Think You’re A Kentucky Basketball Fan challenges your knowledge of Wildcats basketball with stories behind each question and answer that brings the history of this legendary...

The Miracle of Richfield: The Story of the 1975-76 Cleveland Cavaliers

by Roger Gordon

Three years before Brian Sipe began his magic with the Cleveland Browns, Bill Fitch and his band of Cavaliers brought a buzz to Northeast Ohio basketball that fans had never seen before. Despite a rough start...

Writings on the Wall: Searching for a New Equality Beyond Black and White

by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld

A New York Times and Washington Post Bestseller

Bestselling author, basketball legend and cultural commentator Kareem Abdul-Jabbar explores the heart of issues that affect Americans today.

Since retiring from...

Cardinal and Gold: The Oral History of USC Trojans Football

by Steve Delsohn

From celebrated sports journalist Steve Delsohn comes the true story of University of Southern California football, told by those who know it best--the players, coaches, and everyone else who made USC football...

Cleveland Is King: The Cleveland Cavaliers' Historic 2016 Championship Season

by Brendan Bowers

All In. The moment that LeBron James declared his return to the Cleveland Cavaliers in 2014, there was no doubt the franchise was all in on ending the city of Cleveland's over half-century drought without a...

The Mozart of Basketball: The Remarkable Life and Legacy of Dra¿en Petrovic

by Todd Spehr & Digger Phelps

Dražen Petrovic was born on October 22, 1964, in Šibenik, Croatia. Learning basketball at an early age from his older brother, Aleksandar, Dražen was a natural. He began his professional career at the age...

More Than Rivals: A Championship Game and a Friendship That Moved a Town Beyond Black and White

by Ken Abraham

This New York Times bestseller is the true story of a friendship between two high school basketball players, one black and one white, that diffused the highly charged racial tensions in a small Southern town...

Kobe Bryant: Laker for Life

by The Los Angeles Daily News

After 20 unforgettable years in the NBA, Kobe Bryant is calling it a career. All he's done in those two decades is establish himself as one of the best to ever play the game, arguably the greatest Laker ever...

Back from the Dead

by Bill Walton

This inspiring memoir from sports and cultural icon Bill Walton recounts his devastating injuries and amazing recoveries, set in the context of his UCLA triumphs under John Wooden, his storied NBA career, and...

Boys Among Men: How the Prep-to-Pro Generation Redefined the NBA and Sparked a Basketball Revolution

by Jonathan Abrams

The definitive, never-before-told story of the prep-to-pro generation, those basketball prodigies who from 1995 to 2005 made the jump directly from high school to the NBA.


When Kevin Garnett shocked the world...

Basketball in America: From the Playgrounds to Jordan's Game and Beyond

by Frank Hoffmann, Robert P Batchelor & Martin J Manning

Examine the social and cultural impact of basketball on America at the amateur and professional levels!

Basketball in America: From the Playgrounds to Jordan’s Game and Beyond is a pioneering analysis of the...

The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

by John Feinstein

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends—University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano—by...

Philadelphia's Big Five: Celebrating the City of Brotherly Love's Basketball Tradition

by Skip Clayton & Dan Baker

The 2015-16 season marks the 60th anniversary of the Big 5, Philadelphia’s top men’s college basketball teams—LaSalle, Penn, Saint Joseph's, Temple, and Villanova. No other city has schools that participate...

Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance

by Ian Jeffreys & Jeremy Moody

An effective strength and conditioning program is an essential component of the preparation of any athlete or sportsperson. Strength and Conditioning for Sports Performance is a comprehensive and authoritative...

Houston Cougars in the 1960s: Death Threats, the Veer Offense, and the Game of the Century

by Robert D. Jacobus

On January 20, 1968, the University of Houston Cougars upset the UCLA Bruins, ending a 47-game winning streak. Billed as the “Game of the Century,” the defeat of the UCLA hoopsters was witnessed by 52,693...

The Kentucky Wildcats Fans' Bucket List

by Joe Cox, Ryan Clark & Tony Delk

The essential collection of activities and experiences for all Wildcats fanatics


Even the most die-hard Wildcats fans haven’t done everything there is to experience in and around Lexington. From ordering...

100 Things North Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die

by Art Chansky & Phil Ford

Perfect for UNC fans who think they already know everything


100 Things North Carolina Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die is the ultimate resource guide for true fans of the Tar Heels. Whether you’re...