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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Because she is now over six feet tall everybody expects Juniper to be good at basketball, especially her demanding coach (who also happens to be her father)--but she is not sure that she even likes basketball, and she definitely does not like the pressure that she feels when she misses a shot and her father benches her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MAD

Feinstein, John.

Summary: "The Legends Club is a sports book that captures an era in American sport and culture, documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition. Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars, the intensely personal competition that wasn't always friendly, the enormous pressure and national stakes, and the battle for the very soul of college basketball allegiance in...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 796.323 FEI

Davis, Seth

Summary: "What makes a coach great? How do great coaches turn a collection of individuals into a coherent "us"? Seth Davis, one of the keenest minds in sports journalism, has been thinking about that question for twenty-five years. It's one of the things that drove him to write the definitive biography of college basketball's greatest coach, John Wooden, Wooden: A Coach's Life. But John Wooden coached a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796 DAV

Contents: disc 1. Broke (79:00) / director, Billy Corben ; 9.79 (79:00) / director, Daniel Gordon -- disc 2. There's no place like home (59:00) / directors, Maura Mandt and Josh Swade ; Benji (77:00) / directors, Coodie and Chike ; Ghosts of Ole Miss (51:00) / director, Fritz Mitchell -- disc 3. You don't know Bo (76:00) / director, Michael Bonfiglio ; Survive and advance (101:00) / director, Jonathan...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ESP

12 holds on 6 copies

Summary: High school basketball coach John Harrison receives unfortunate news that will change his life. The largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down, forcing many families to leave in search of other job opportunities. John and his family are faced with an uncertain future, and his dreams of winning the state basketball championship are in jeopardy. He agrees to coach the cross-country...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD OVE

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grand Central Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 920 ABD

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 ABD

Reeder, Lydia

Summary: "At the height of the Great Depression, Sam Babb, the charismatic basketball coach of tiny Oklahoma Presbyterian College, began dreaming. Like so many others, he wanted a reason to have hope. Traveling from farm to farm, he recruited talented, hardworking young women and offered them a chance at a better life: a free college education if they would come play for his basketball team, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 REE

Dohrmann, George.

Summary: Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist George Dohrmann's remarkable debut offers an up-close and unforgettable narrative that reveals the gritty reality hiding behind the romanticized hoop dreams of America's basketball prodigies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balantine Books 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 DOH

Richmond, Peter

Summary: "Phil Jackson--the legendary coach of the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls--has told his own story. Now it is time for a different view--a deeply reported, unauthorized account by one of America's top sports journalists"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 JACKSON, PHIL RIC

West, Jerry

Summary: "He is one of basketball's towering figures: "Mr. Clutch," who mesmerized his opponents and fans. The coach who began the Lakers' resurgence in the 1970s. The general manager who helped bring "Showtime" to Los Angeles, creating a championship-winning force that continues to this day. Now, for the first time, the legendary Jerry West tells his story-from his tough childhood in West Virginia, to...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2011

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA 796.323 WEST, JERRY Wes

Summary: Don Haskins, a future Hall of Fame coach of tiny Texas Western University, bucks convention by simply starting the best players he can find: history's first all-African American lineup.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Glory 2006

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD GLO RATED PG

Summitt, Pat Head

Summary: Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author, tells for the first time her story of victory and resilience, as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer's disease.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SUMMITT, PAT HEAD SUM

Summary: "Hoosiers: Norman Dale is a basketball coach whose checkered past has led him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team. Made to feel unwelcome by squad members, an icy fellow teacher and townspeople, Dale perseveres with an unwavering passion for the game ; The French connection: New York City detectives "Popeye" Doyle and Buddy Russo hope to break a narcotics smuggling ring and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Metro Goldwyn Mayer 2010

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA GEN

Sokolove, Michael Y

Summary: In the last temptation of Rick Pitino , Michael Sokolove lifts the rug on the Louisville scandal and places it in the context of the much wider problem, the farce of amateurism in bigtime college sports. In a world in which even assistant coaches can make high-six and seven-figure salaries, as long as they keep the "elite" athletes coming in, shoe deals can reach into the nine figures, and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 PITINO, RICK SOK

Summary: Lenny has decided to relocate his family back to the small town to have his kids grow up where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grownups are the ones learning lessons from their kids on a day notoriously full of surprises: the last day of school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY GRO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GRO

Jackson, Phil.

Summary: The coach of the Chicago Bulls discusses his paradigm of leadership based on Eastern and Native American principles, and how he has applied it during his years with the NBA team.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 Jacks

Haskins, Don

Summary: A basketball coach describes how, in 1966, as coach of Texas Western College, he used a starting lineup of five black players to beat the top-ranked University of Kentucky team, paving the way for desegregation of all Southern college teams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hyperion 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HASKINS, DON HAS

Summary: Five friends and former teammates reunite on the Fourth of July weekend to honor the passing of their former high school basketball coach.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD GRO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE GRO

King, Wesley

Summary: A struggling basketball team in a poor neighborhood becomes changed when a mysterious coach named Rolabi Wizenard suddenly appears and agrees to help them.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granity Studios 2019

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Bilas, Jay

Summary: The basketball player, coach, and ESPN analyst examines his life and career through the prism of toughness, which he explains comes from discipline, a team-oriented mind-set, and belief in oneself.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BILAS, JAY BIL

Heathcote, Jud.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sagamore 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 796.323 HEA

Smith, Dean

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SMITH, DEAN SMI

Summitt, Pat Head

Summary: "Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach of the Tennessee Vols women's basketball team. For 38 years, she has broken records, winning more games than any NCAA team in basketball history. She has coached an undefeated season, co-captained the first women's Olympic team, was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame, and has been named Sports Illustrated 'Sportswoman of the Year'. She...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 SUMMITT, PAT SUM

Summary: Inspired by the true story of Ken Carter, this inspirational account of a high school basketball coach who received high praise, and staunch criticism, for benching his entire undefeated team due to their poor academic performances.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Pictures 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD COA RATED PG-13

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Coach 2005