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Goldsberry, Kirk Patrick

Summary: Goldsberry's spatial and visual analyses of players, teams, and positions have helped teams understand who really is the most valuable player at any position. In this book, he combines stunning visuals, in-depth analysis, behind-the-scenes stories and gee-whiz facts to chart a modern revolution. He shows that, from the introduction of the 3-point line to today, the game has changed drastically....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

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Summary: Play NBA games with real or created players and teams in various game modes.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: 2K 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Video Games, Call number: GAME XBOXONE NBA

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

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

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

Bryant, Kobe

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...

Format: text

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

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

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

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

Rogers, Amy B.

Summary: How can a girl go from playing basketball in gym class to becoming a WNBA superstar? The journey starts by learning as much as possible about the sport of basketball. Through manageable text, a detailed graphic organizer, and fun fact boxes, readers explore basketball basics. They also discover stories of some of the most famous women to ever play the game. Full-color photographs show girls and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017

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Maddox, Jake

Summary: Jake is a top scorer on the Tyndall Tigers, in fact you might say that basketball is in his blood, but when it comes to free throws he has a problem--he gets nervous and cannot seem to make them in a game situation.

Format: text

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

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

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

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

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

Volponi, Paul.

Summary: Four players at the Final Four of the NCAA basketball tournament struggle with the pressures of tournament play and the expectations of society at large.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2012

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC VOL

Summary: This passionate and inspirational documentary goes up close and personal to capture the Roosevelt Roughriders girls' basketball team during six turbulent seasons, taking us far beyond the court to the unbridled desire to make history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Miramax Home Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC HEA

Alonge, L. J.

Summary: Frank's not great at staying out of trouble. He's also not great at driving cars. After his joyride ends in a crash, he's stuck with a court-appointed community mentor for the summer. But it's not too bad. Officer Appleby's all right. And if anyone can handle a basketball team, a police officer, and a new girl on the horizon, it's Frank Torres.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ALO

Yang, Gene Luen

Summary: Gene Luen Yang turns the spotlight on his life, his family, and the high school where he teaches especially the high school's basketball team, the Dragons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2020

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Yang 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC YANG

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

Fishman, Jon M

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

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications 2019

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

Lupica, Mike

Summary: When his English teacher challenges the class to write a biography of the person they most admire, Lucas can't think of anyone he'd rather write about. Except, Gramps is being cagey. He avoids every question Lucas asks, and gets angry every time Lucas brings up his past as a hotshot basketball player. Lucas can't help but wonder, is there something Gramps is trying to hide? And if there is,...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD LUP

Maddox, Jake

Summary: When eighth grade basketball player Shaena suffers a concussion in a game, she finds herself sidelined two weeks before the big game--and as she watches her team practice with the new freshman player, Shaena, who is used to being the star, starts to worry that by the time she recovers she will no longer be needed.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2017

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

Peavy, Linda S.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2008

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: 796.323 PEA

Braun, Eric

Summary: "Explains important statistics and their history in the sport of basketball"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press 2016

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King, Wesley

Summary: "Reggie has never felt destined for greatness. He dreams about basketball brilliance all day and night, but the hard truth is that he's a benchwarmer for the West Bottom Badgers, the worst team in the league. Even their mysterious new coach, Rolabi Wizenard, can't seem to help them end their losing streak. Reggie is willing to train tirelessly to improve his game, but the gym itself seems to be...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Granity Studios 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KIN

Beaven, Stephen W.

Summary: "By 1977 the University of Evansville's Purple Aces basketball team had won five small-college national championships. With a charismatic young coach and a freshman phenom, this small Indiana city hoped to see its team shine in the national spotlight. Then, on a foggy night, after just four games, the plane carrying the team and its coach crashed after takeoff, killing everyone on board. The...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little A 2020

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

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

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