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Macy, Sue.

Summary: Raised on a cattle ranch, Agnes Morley was sent to Stanford University to learn to be a lady. Yet in no time she exchanged her breeches and spurs for bloomers and a basketball; and in April 1896 she made history. In a heart-pounding game against the University of California at Berkeley, Agnes led her team to victory in the first-ever intercollegiate women's basketball game, earning national...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 MAC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Macy 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAC

Fishman, Jon M

Summary: Provides a brief overview of the life and career of Stephen Curry.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

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Wetzel, Dan

Summary: When you think of Stephen Curry, one word comes to mind: greatness. From shooting three-pointers with laser precision to his clutch ability to hit buzzer-beaters time and again, he has established himself as one of the best players in pro basketball. But greatness was never a guarantee for Steph. The son of a talented NBA player, he dreamed of one day playing professionally just like his dad....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2019

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Garnett, Kevin

Summary: A unique, unfiltered memoir from the NBA champion and fifteen-time all-star looks back on his life and career, including his decision to enter the NBA draft directly out of high school, and shares his thoughts on fame, family, racism, and spirituality.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2021

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Iguodala, Andre

Summary: "The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors. Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors' third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger. Off the court, Iguodala has earned respect, too--for his successful tech investments, his...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blue Rider Press 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 IGUODALA, ANDRE IGU

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B IGUODALA IGU

Bryant, Kobe

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Summary: In the wake of his retirement from professional basketball, Kobe "The Black Mamba" Bryant shares his vast knowledge and understanding of the game. Citing an obligation to teach young players, hardcore fans, and devoted students of the game how to play it "the right way," The Mamba Mentality takes us inside the mind of one of the most analytical and creative basketball players ever. Bryant...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MCD, Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux 2018

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

Slade, Suzanne

Summary: Presents the history of the Harlem Globetrotters, from their inception as a Chicago basketball team and their development into the Globetrotters to their growth into an international phenomenon.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323 SLA

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

Hoose, Phillip M.

Summary: "By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten black teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in Indiana shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their brilliant coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by the astonishing Oscar Robertson, a future...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 796.323 HOO

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WAL

Pearlman, Jeff

Summary: The story of the Lakers dynasty from 1996 through 2004, when Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal combined-and collided-to help bring the Lakers three straight championships and restore the franchise as a powerhouse.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 796.323 PEA

Kramer, Sydelle.

Summary: Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, young hoops fans can read about eleven legendary players in this exciting look at basketball's greatest slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 796.323 KRA

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED KRA

Norwich, Grace

Summary: Introduces the life, work, and accomplishments of LeBron James, the professional basketball star who has won two Most Valuable Player awards.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2014

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Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie)

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the legendary basketball player, from his childhood and college career to his success in the NBA, his product endorsements, and his philanthropic efforts.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2019

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Contents: The big men: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wilt Chamberlain, Willis Reed, Bill Russell, Bill Walton -- The shooting stars: Rick Barry, Elgin Baylor, Julius Erving, John Havlicek, Bob Pettit -- The shooting guards: Bob Cousy, Walt Frazier, Oscar Robertson, Jerry West, Sam Jones.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Marathon Music & Video 2004

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

McCallum, Jack

Summary: Documents the story of the Olympic squad that won the gold at the 1992 Barcelona Games, assessing the achievements and legacy of some of the NBA's greatest players, including Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, and Charles Barkley.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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

Walton, Bill

Summary: In February 2008, Bill Walton, after climbing to the top of every mountain he ever tried, suffered a catastrophic spinal collapse--the culmination of a lifetime of injuries--that left him in excruciating, debilitating, and unrelenting pain. Unable to walk, he underwent pioneering surgery and slowly recovered. The ordeal tested Walton to the fullest, but with extraordinary determination and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WALTON, BILL WAL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: B WALTON WAL

Pearlman, Jeff

Summary: "The story of the Lakers dynasty from 1996 through 2004, when Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal combined-and collided-to help bring the Lakers three straight championships and restore the franchise as a powerhouse"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2020

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

Summary: They were one of the most famous, and infamous teams in college history. Arriving on the campus at the University of Michigan in the fall of 1991, these five freshmen (Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juwan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson) not only electrified the game, but also brought new style to the masses with their baggy shorts, black socks, and brash talk. Now viewers can see them in a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Halberstam, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1999

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

Stuckey, Rachel.

Summary: Biography of baskeball superstar, LeBron James.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 JAM

Hill, Anne E.

Summary: Describes the personal life, career, and influences of basketball player LeBron James, who entered the NBA after graduating from high school.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-first Century Books 2013

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Rappoport, Ken.

Summary: "A collective biography of the top 10 slam dunkers, both past and present, which includes accounts of game action, career statistics, and more"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishers 2011

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 796.323092 RAP

Bryant, Jennifer

Summary: "Though not as widely known as other basketball legends, hall-of-famer Elgin Baylor was one of the game's all-time greatest players-an innovative athlete, team player, and quiet force for change. A member of the early, scrappy NBA and one of the first professional African American players, Elgin (b. 1934) played in the late 1950s and early 1960s for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, taking...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BAY

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