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Steve Nash
Steve Nash
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307359483
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Steve Nash
The Unlikely Ascent of a Superstar
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: September 2, 2014
Price: $19.95

From the authors of the national bestseller Leafs AbomiNation, the story behind the unpredictable success of an NBA great. With a new afterword for the paperback edition.
     A small man in a big man's game, a white man in a game dominated by black men, a rare Canadian in a US-based... Read more >
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Sammy Wong, All-American
Sammy Wong, All-American
Written by Charley Rosen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781609805456
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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $14.95

Sammy Wong, All-American tells the tale of an Asian basketball player’s rise and stumble. American basketball may be among the most international of team sports, yet until recently Asians were unwelcome. On his high school, college, and professional teams, Sammy isn’t given much of a chance. Then when he does get... Read more >
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Sammy Wong, All-American

Written by Charley Rosen


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $14.95

Sammy Wong, All-American tells the tale of an Asian basketball player’s rise and stumble. American basketball may be among the most international of team sports, yet until recently Asians were unwelcome. On his high school, college, and professional teams, Sammy isn’t given much of a chance. Then when he does get... Read more >
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Sum It Up
Sum It Up
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780385347051
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Sum It Up
A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $16.00

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... Read more >
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Steve Nash
Steve Nash
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307359476
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Steve Nash
The Unlikely Ascent of a Superstar
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $29.95

From the authors of the national bestseller Leafs AbomiNation, the story behind the success of one of Canada's greatest athletes, NBA all-star Steve Nash.

A small man in a big man's game, a white man in a game dominated by black men, a rare Canadian in a US-based industry, the unlikely... Read more >
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Steve Nash
Steve Nash
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307359490
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Steve Nash
The Unlikely Ascent of a Superstar
Written by Dave Feschuk and Michael Grange


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 29, 2013
Price: $14.99

From the authors of the national bestseller Leafs AbomiNation, the story behind the success of one of Canada's greatest athletes, NBA all-star Steve Nash.

A small man in a big man's game, a white man in a game dominated by black men, a rare Canadian in a US-based industry, the unlikely... Read more >
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hoop
hoop
Written by Robin Layton, Foreword by Jerry West
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576876718
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hoop
the american dream
Written by Robin Layton
Foreword by Jerry West


Format: Hardcover, 180 pages
On Sale: September 24, 2013
Price: $40.00

"Those of us who have tested gravity under a hoop know its mystical properties. Robin Layton, as I would have expected, has turned this staple of Americana into a gorgeous art form."
—George Vecsey, The New York Times

"This book provides such inspiration. With just a ball and hoop you are on... Read more >
Dream Team
Dream Team
Written by Jack McCallum
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345520494
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Dream Team
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Written by Jack McCallum


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: April 9, 2013
Price: $17.00

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from... Read more >
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Chasing Perfect
Chasing Perfect
Written by Bob Hurley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307986887
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Chasing Perfect
The Will to Win in Basketball and Life
Written by Bob Hurley


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: March 19, 2013
Price: $13.99

The inspiring story of the most famous high school basketball coach in America.

In 40 seasons as the head coach of St. Anthony High School, a private parochial school in Jersey City, New Jersey, Bob Hurley has established a standard of excellence and achievement without peer, and remarkably, he has done this... Read more >
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Written by Mark Titus
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307745385
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench
Written by Mark Titus


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $15.00

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 ClubTrillion.com (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... Read more >
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Sum It Up
Sum It Up
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385346870
Our Price: $28.00
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Sum It Up
A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins


Format: Hardcover, 416 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $28.00

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... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.
Sum It Up
Sum It Up
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385346887
Our Price: $11.99
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Sum It Up
A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins


Format: eBook, 416 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

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... Read more >
Sum It Up
Sum It Up
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins, Read by Sally Jenkins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780385360487
Our Price: $22.50

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Sum It Up
A Thousand and Ninety-Eight Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective
Written by Pat Head Summitt and Sally Jenkins
Read by Sally Jenkins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $22.50

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... Read more >
Also available as an eBook, hardcover and a trade paperback.
Brave Dragons
Brave Dragons
Written by Jim Yardley
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307473363
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Brave Dragons
A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing
Written by Jim Yardley


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: January 22, 2013
Price: $15.95

From the former New York Times Beijing bureau chief comes a closely observed story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to make the playoffs by copying the American stars of the NBA.
       
When the worst professional basketball team in China, the Shanxi Brave Dragons, hired former...

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Dream Team
Dream Team
Written by Jack McCallum
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345520500
Our Price: $12.99
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Dream Team
How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Written by Jack McCallum


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: July 10, 2012
Price: $12.99

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
 
Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from... Read more >
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Written by Mark Titus, Read by Tyler Seiple
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780307969583
Our Price: $15.00

For more information about downloading this audiobook
visit our Audiobook Download FAQ page.

Don't Put Me In, Coach
My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench
Written by Mark Titus
Read by Tyler Seiple


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $15.00

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 ClubTrillion.com (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... Read more >
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
Don't Put Me In, Coach
Written by Mark Titus
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385535113
Our Price: $11.99
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Don't Put Me In, Coach
My Incredible NCAA Journey from the End of the Bench to the End of the Bench
Written by Mark Titus


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: March 6, 2012
Price: $11.99

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 ClubTrillion.com (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... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
Brave Dragons
Brave Dragons
Written by Jim Yardley
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307957702
Our Price: $11.99
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Brave Dragons
A Chinese Basketball Team, an American Coach, and Two Cultures Clashing
Written by Jim Yardley


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $11.99

The wonderfully original story of a struggling Chinese basketball team and its quixotic, often comical attempt to right its fortunes by copying the American stars of the NBA—a season of cultural misunderstanding that transcends sports and reveals China’s ambivalent relationship with the West.
 
When the Shanxi Brave Dragons, one of... Read more >
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Raise the Roof
Raise the Roof
Written by Pat Summitt
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307814463
Our Price: $11.99
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Raise the Roof

Written by Pat Summitt


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2012
Price: $11.99

"It wasn't a team.  It was a tent revival."

So says Pat Summitt, the legendary coach whose Tennessee Lady Vols entered the 1997-98 season aiming for an almost unprecedented "three-peat" of NCAA championships.  Raise the Roof takes you right inside the locker room of her amazing team, whose inspired mixture of gifted freshmen and... Read more >
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Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Written by George Dohrmann
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345530127
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Hand-Me-Down Dream (Essay)
Father, Son, and the Burden of Basketball
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: eBook, 36 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $0.99

In this eBook exclusive essay, Pulitzer Prize–winning sports journalist George Dohrmann follows a father and son separated by prison bars—but bonded by their pursuit of basketball glory.
 
The dream of playing big-time basketball never came true for Bruce Nelson, so he passed it on to his son Roberto. His every... Read more >
Play Their Hearts Out
Play Their Hearts Out
Written by George Dohrmann
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780345508614
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Play Their Hearts Out
A Coach, His Star Recruit, and the Youth Basketball Machine
Written by George Dohrmann


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
On Sale: February 7, 2012
Price: $16.00

Winner of the PEN/ESPN Award for Literary Sportswriting
Winner of the Award for Excellence in the Coverage of Youth Sports
 
Eight years of unfettered access and a keen sense of a story’s deepest truths allow Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist George Dohrmann to take readers inside the machine that produces America’s basketball stars...

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A Season Inside
A Season Inside
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800916
Our Price: $11.99
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A Season Inside
One Year in College Basketball
Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 464 pages
On Sale: November 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

Feinstein takes readers inside the locker rooms, the grueling practices, the late-night strategy sessions. They get a close-up look at recruiting, referees, injuries, winning, losing, and the private lives of the game's biggest stars. Read more >
Forever's Team
Forever's Team
Written by John Feinstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307800923
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Forever's Team

Written by John Feinstein


Format: eBook, 375 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2011
Price: $11.99

The coaches and players of Duke University's 1977-78 team, who ended an otherwise successful season with their NCAA championship loss to Kentucky, are traced from their time on the squad to their present occupations.


From the Hardcover edition. Read more >
Venus to the Hoop
Venus to the Hoop
Written by Sara Corbett
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307767035
Our Price: $9.99
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Venus to the Hoop
A Gold Medal Year in Women's Basketball
Written by Sara Corbett


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2011
Price: $9.99

In the spring of 1995, twelve extraordinary basketball players were chosen to represent the United States in the year-long march to the 1996 Olympics. For Rebecca Lobo, Sheryl Swoopes, Lisa Leslie, and their teammates, winning the gold medal was only one of many goals. Around them swirled the dreams of the... Read more >
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The Heart of the Team

Written by Bill Resler and Casey Mcnerthney


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: March 1, 2011
Price: $23.95

In the acclaimed documentary The Heart of the Game, audiences first came to the attention of the Roosevelt Roughriders, a Seattle varsity girls basketball team, and their charming but unorthodox coach Bill Resler. The film portrayed vividly Resler’s unique coaching skills, which asks for "all-out aggression on every possession," while at... Read more >
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