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This Game's the Best! So Why Don't They Quit Screwing With It?

by George Karl & Don Yaeger

He's fiery, funny--and brutally frank. He's George Karl, head coach of the Seattle Supersonics, and one of the most outspoken men in professional basketball. Opinionated and always passionate about the sport,...


Jump Attack

by Tim S. Grover

Legendary trainer Tim Grover’s internationally acclaimed training program used by the pros, including Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant—now completely revised, updated, and expanded, with 100 new photos.

Since...


A Biographical Directory of Professional Basketball Coaches

by Jeff Marcus

Jeff Marcus provides, in alphabetical order, the year-by-year coaching records for every pro major league coach in basketball history beginning with the American Basketball League (ABL), which formed in 1925...


Winning the Money Game

by Adonal Foyle

A successful NBA veteran offers essential financial management advice for athletes, their families, and the fans to help them protect and keep their wealth.

Over his sixteen-year career, former NBA center Adonal...


Underdawgs

by David Woods & Dick Vitale

Butler University in Indianapolis became the smallest school in 40 years to reach the NCAA championship game. Prior to the tournament, a statistician calculated the Bulldogs as a 200-to-1 shot to win. But as...


Brooklyn Bounce

by Jake Appleman

“A breezy, cautionary tale for modern sports fans” (Booklist) of the Brooklyn Nets’ inaugural season, which brought back pro sports to the borough of Brooklyn—now updated to include the 2013-2014 season....


The Art of a Beautiful Game

by Chris Ballard

In The Art of a Beautiful Game, Chris Ballard, the award-winning Sports Illustrated writer who has covered the NBA for the past decade, goes behind the scenes to examine basketball in ways that will surprise...


Character Driven

by Derek Fisher & Gary Brozek

The Three Time NBA Champion and starting point guard for the Los Angeles Lakers shares his Christian faith and inspirational values for success and happiness.

Since his inaugural season with the NBA in 1996,...


In My Skin

by Brittney Griner & Sue Hovey

Hailed by ESPN as the world’s most famous female basketball player, Brittney Griner, the dunking phenom and national sensation who is shattering stereotypes and breaking boundaries, now shares her coming-of-age...


One Small Town, One Crazy Coach: The Ireland Spuds and the 1963 Indiana High School Basketball Season

by Mike Roos

In the summer of 1962, the peripatetic and irrepressible Pete Gill was hired on a whim to coach basketball at tiny Ireland High School. There he would accomplish, against enormous odds, one of the great small-town...


The One-Day Contract

by Rick Pitino & Eric Crawford

A life-changing guide to achieving your goals, by the 2013 NCAA champion college basketball coach and #1 New York Times bestselling author.

Rick Pitino is famous as one of the most dynamic and successful basketball...


Spinning the Globe

by Ben Green

Before Wilt Chamberlain, Bill Russell, Julius Erving, or Michael Jordan––before Magic Johnson and Showtime––the Harlem Globetrotters revolutionized basketball and spread the game around the world. In...


To Hate Like This Is to Be Happy Forever

by Will Blythe

A thoroughly obsessive, intermittently uplifting, and occasionally unbiased account of the Duke–North Carolina basketball rivalry


Taking Shots

by Keith Glass

Bring a family of four to an NBA game today, and it costs around $500 to watch a bunch of seven-footers take bad shots. Perhaps the quote often attributed to P.T. Barnum is true—there really is a sucker born...


The Basketball Draft Fact Book: A History of Professional Basketball's College Drafts

by Robert D. Bradley

The Basketball Draft Fact Book is the first detailed and comprehensive listing of all professional basketball drafts in the history of the sport since the first draft in 1947. Each season’s draft is summarized,...


European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935

by Tomasz Malolepszy

In European Basketball Championship Results: Since 1935, Tomasz Malolepszy charts the growth and expansion of this popular sport in Europe with a complete statistical history of both the men’s and women’s...


Pro Basketball's All-Time All-Stars: Across the Eras

by Robert W. Cohen

Dividing the history of professional basketball into five distinct eras, this book first describes the style of play that prevailed during each period, giving an in-depth view of how the game has evolved. For...


I Played for Scotus Volume 1

by Mark Kurtenbach & John Kopetzky

For a person privileged to say I played for Scotus, specific images immediately come to mind: rugged practices, exacting coaches, expectations of excellence. Those words also mean representing not only yourself...


Ten Times a Champion

by Mark C. Bodanza

Sam Jones spent his boyhood in a small city tucked away in the segregated south. In many ways, it was the most unlikely of settings for the start of a professional sports career marked by a rare kind of success....


Men for the Season

by Marious Kim Jack

Coachingoachingoaching technique is a modern sports didactic that has its fair share of methods and theories exposed throughout its own special history. That takes into consideration the men who took part in...