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  • Cover Story

    The NBA and Modern Basketball as Told through Its Most Iconic Magazine Covers

    A nostalgic romp through modern NBA history as documented by basketball's most iconic and innovative magazine covers.Every magazine cover is the result of a series of intentional decisions. Cover Story shares the behind-the-scenes stories of these deliberate choices, which led to the most iconic basketball-related magazine covers during a period from 1984 to 2003.Through 100-plus interviews ... Read more

    $3.99 USD

  • Damian Lillard

    An Unauthorized Biography

    Damian Lillard is an NBA star on the rise. Most fans are aware that he was the 2012-13 unanimously-named NBA Rookie of the Year and that he is a point guard for the Portland Trail Blazers, but in order to truly understand Damian Lillard, you must first understand where he came from. This book explores Lillard’s upbringing, his high school and college careers, and details his breakthrough into the ... Read more

    $2.07 USD

  • Cousy

    His Life, Career, and the Birth of Big-Time Basket

    by Bill Reynolds ...
    Bob Cousy is one of the greatest figures in American sports history. He was a first-team All-NBA player ten years in a row, the MVP of the 1957 season. He led the NBA in assists for eight straight years. He played in six NBA championships with the Boston Celtics. In a sense, he was the first modern player and flashy playmaker, the first improviser, the first player to look inside the boundaries of ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • The Midrange Theory

    by Seth Partnow ...
    From one of basketball's foremost experts in the field of analytics, a fascinating new perspective on how to watch and think about the game.At its core, the goal of any basketball team is relatively simple: take and make good shots while preventing the opponent from doing the same. But what is a "good" shot? Are all good shots created equally? And how might one identify players who are more or ... Read more

    $15.19 USD $3.99 USD

  • In My Skin

    My Life On and Off the Basketball Court

    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 story, revealing how she found her strength to overcome bullies and to embrace her authentic self.Brittney Griner, the No. 1 pick in the 2013 WNBA Draft, is a once-in-a-generation player, ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • The Original Dream Team

    Portrait of the Game

    The original, and some say only, Dream Team, the greatest sports team ever, was the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team that amazed fans around the world and transformed the NBA into a global phenomenon. The team that created this book are filmmakers and, in every instance, they went for the dramatic line of sports history. They highlight the inherent drama of every play, every game, every ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Sum It Up

    A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective

    Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof, tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease.Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. For 38 years, ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Underdawgs

    How Brad Stevens and the Butler Bulldogs Marched Their Way to the Brink of College Basketball's National Championship

    by David Woods ...
    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 fascinating as what Butler accomplished was how they did it. Underdawgs tells the incredible and uplifting story.Butler’s coach, 33-year-old Brad Stevens, looked so young he was often mistaken ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Life Is Not an Accident

    A Memoir of Reinvention

    by Jay Williams ...
    New York Times BestsellerThis big-hearted memoir by the most promising professional basketball player of his generation details his rise to NBA stardom, the terrible accident that ended his career and plunged him into a life-altering depression, and how he ultimately found his way out of the darkness.Ten years ago, Jay Williams was at the beginning of a brilliant professional basketball career. ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Lakota Hoops

    Life and Basketball on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation

    by Alan Klein ...
    series Critical Issues in Sport and Society
    For over 150 years the Lakota have tenaciously defended their culture and land against white miners, settlers, missionaries, and the U.S. Army, and paid the price. Their economy is in shambles and they face serious social issues, but their culture and outlook remain vibrant. Basketball has a role to play in the way that people on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation configure their hopes for a better ... Read more

    $20.19 USD

  • The Book of Basketball

    The NBA According to The Sports Guy

    by Bill Simmons ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The NBA according to The Sports Guy—now updated with fresh takes on LeBron, the Celtics, and more!Foreword by Malcom Gladwell • “The work of a true fan . . . it might just represent the next phase of sports commentary.”—The AtlanticBill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as ESPN’s The Sports Guy, has written ... Read more

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • Eleven Rings

    The Soul of Success

    **"Through candor and comprehensiveness, Jackson writes a convincing revisionist take, in which he emerges as an excellent coach . . . highly readable . . . reflects Jackson’s polymathy." —The New York Times Book Review"Part sports memoir, part New Age spirit quest, part pseudo-management tract . . . But the primary thing with Jackson—as with all the old bards, who were also known for repeating ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • The Mamba Mentality

    How I Play

    by Kobe Bryant ...
    The Mamba Mentality: How I Play is Kobe Bryant’s personal perspective of his life and career on the basketball court and his exceptional, insightful style of playing the game—a fitting legacy from the late Los Angeles Laker superstar.In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant decided to share his vast knowledge and understanding of the game to take ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • Relentless

    From Good to Great to Unstoppable

    by Tim S. Grover ...
    series Tim Grover Winning Series
    For more than two decades, legendary trainer Tim Grover has taken the greats—Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Dwyane Wade, and hundreds of relentless competitors in sports, business, and every walk of life—and made them greater. Now, for the first time ever, he reveals what it takes to achieve total mental and physical dominance, showing you how to be relentless and achieve whatever you desire.Direct, ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Basketball Junkie

    A Memoir

    I was dead for thirty seconds.That's what the cop in Fall River told me.When the EMTs found me, there was a needle in my arm and a packet of heroin in the front seat.At basketball-crazy Durfee High School in Fall River, Massachusetts, junior guard Chris Herren carried his family's and the city's dreams on his skinny frame. His grandfather, father, and older brother had created their own sports ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $7.99 USD

  • Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

    How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

    by Jack McCallum ...
    They were the Beatles of basketball, the Mercury Seven in sneakers.In Dream Team, acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team that captivated the world, kindled the hoop dreams of countless children around the planet, and remade the NBA into a global sensation.As a senior staff writer for ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Play Their Hearts Out

    A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine

    “A tour de force of reporting” (The Washington Post) from a Pulitzer–prize winning journalist that examines the often-corrupt machine producing America’s basketball stars“Indispensable.”—The Wall Street Journal“Often heart-breaking, always riveting.”—The New York Times Book Review“Tremendous.”—The Plain DealerWinner of the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary... ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • My Losing Season

    A Memoir

    by Pat Conroy ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A deeply affecting coming-of-age memoir about family, love, loss, basketball—and life itself—by the beloved author of The Prince of Tides and The Great SantiniDuring one unforgettable season as a Citadel cadet, Pat Conroy becomes part of a basketball team that is ultimately destined to fail. And yet for a military kid who grew up on the move, the Bulldogs provide a ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • A Father First

    How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball

    by Dwyane Wade ...
    Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat is one of the superstars of the NBA—and a Gold Medal winner at the Bejing Olympics—but he’s A Father First. In this moving and triumphant memoir, Wade shares his inspiring thoughts about fathers and sons, writing poignantly about the gratifying responsibilities of being a single dad to his two sons, Zaire and Zion, while recounting his own growing up years and his ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the "head edge" over the competition. ... Read more

    $12.49 USD

  • Patriot Reign

    Bill Belichick, the Coaches, and the Players Who Built a Champion

    When Bill Belichick arrived in New England, the Patriots were a laughingstock, an organization with a losing record and a roster of overpaid, underperforming players. So how did a head coach with a questionable record transform this team, garner three Lombardi trophies in four years, and -- with the Pats' 2005 Super Bowl win over the Philadelphia Eagles -- cement the team's place as an NFL dynasty ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Heart of a Champion

    by Carl Deuker ...
    Jimmy Winter is a born star on the baseball field, and Seth Barnam can only dream of being as talented. Still, the two baseball fanatics have the kind of friendship that should last forever. But when Seth experiences an unthinkable loss, he's forced to find his own personal strength--on and off the field.An ALA Best Book for Young AdultsAn ALA Best Book for Reluctant ReadersA New York Public ... Read more

    $6.99 USD

  • Showtime

    Magic, Kareem, Riley, and the Los Angeles Lakers Dynasty of the 1980s

    by Jeff Pearlman ...
    The New York Times bestselling author of Sweetness delivers the first all-encompassing account of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of professional sports’ most-revered—and dominant—dynasties.The Los Angeles Lakers of the 1980s personified the flamboyance and excess of the decade over which they reigned. Beginning with the arrival of Earvin “Magic” Johnson as the number-one overall pick of the ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • Don't Put Me In, Coach

    My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench

    by Mark Titus ...
    An irreverent, hilarious insider's look at big-time NCAA basketball, through the eyes of the nation's most famous benchwarmer and author of the popular blog (3.6m visits!). Mark Titus holds the Ohio State record for career wins, and made it to the 2007 national championship game. You would think Titus would be all over the highlight reels. You'd be wrong.In 2006, Mark Titus ... Read more

    $12.99 USD