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The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry
The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano, and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry by John Feinstein

The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends - University of North Carolina's Dean Smith, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski, and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano - by the king of college basketball writers, number...

The Breaks of the Game
The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam

More than six years after his death, David Halberstam remains one of this country's most respected journalists and revered authorities on American life and history in the years since WWII. A Pulitzer Prize winner for his groundbreaking reporting on the Vi...

13 Teams: One Man's Journey with the WNBA
13 Teams: One Man's Journey with the WNBA by Alex Chambers

My name is Alex Chambers, and I love women's basketball. Yes, it really is that simple. Now, come to think of it, loving the game is that simple; being a fan, well, that's another story. The difficulty in being a fan of women's basketball might lie within...

Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow: How Two Evangelical Christian Athletes Combine Faith and Sports [Article]
Jeremy Lin and Tim Tebow: How Two Evangelical Christian Athletes Combine Faith and Sports [Article] by D. M. Brown

This article compares two famous Christian athletes: Tim Tebow and Jeremy Lin. While Tebow is a traditional superstar with outspoken religious views, Jeremy Lin has spent much of his life flying under the radar in terms of both sports and religion. Both a...

John Wall: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Fastest Point Guards
John Wall: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Fastest Point Guards by Clayton Geoffreys

Learn the incredible story of basketball superstar John Wall! In John Wall: The Inspiring Story of One of Basketball's Fastest Point Guards, you'll hear about the inspirational story of basketball's rising superstar point guard, John Wall. John Wall has e...

Klay Thompson: The Incredible Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters
Klay Thompson: The Incredible Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters by Clayton Geoffreys

Learn the Incredible Story of the Golden State Warriors' Star Shooting Guard Klay Thompson! In Klay Thompson: The Incredible Story of One of Basketball's Sharpest Shooters, you'll discover the inspirational story of basketball's star, Klay Thompson. This ...

Tim Duncan: The Inspiring Story of Basketball's Greatest Power Forward
Tim Duncan: The Inspiring Story of Basketball's Greatest Power Forward by Clayton Geoffreys

Learn the incredible story of basketball superstar Tim Duncan! In Tim Duncan: The Inspiring Story of Basketball's Greatest Power Forward, you'll listen to the inspirational story of basketball's greatest power forward Tim Duncan. Tim Duncan has kept the S...

Fumblerooski: How the NCAA Dropped the Ball on the Coming Playoff
Fumblerooski: How the NCAA Dropped the Ball on the Coming Playoff by Gary Sapp

The horizon overlooking the landscape of college football brightened considerably with the announcement that a national committee had approved a four team college football playoff beginning in 2014. At long last, one of America’s most beloved sports and i...

Basketball Primer AudioLearn: The Essential Basketball Audio Guide!
Basketball Primer AudioLearn: The Essential Basketball Audio Guide! by Anthony Johnson

Are you a basketball fan who wants to learn more about the game?Do you want to coach a basketball team or perhaps get your child into this sport?Or perhaps you just want to learn about this sport so that you can play yourself? If so, then you need a tutor...

The Road to Blue Heaven: An Insider's Diary of North Carolina's 2007 Basketball Team
The Road to Blue Heaven: An Insider's Diary of North Carolina's 2007 Basketball Team by Wes Miller

Wes Miller grew up in the shadow of the Atlantic Coast Conference, college basketball's most powerful league. But as a high school senior, none of those elite programs offered him a scholarship - they thought he was too small and too slow. After a year at...

Blood on the Horns: The Long Strange Ride of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls
Blood on the Horns: The Long Strange Ride of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls by Roland Lazenby

How big was the pressure? How deep was the division? Those were the questions that would beg answering long after the Chicago Bulls had completed their strife-ridden 1997-98 season in the National Basketball Association. Blood on the Horns details the inf...

Mind Games: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey
Mind Games: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey by Roland Lazenby

Mind Games follows the journey of Phil Jackson to the top of basketball’s coaching hierarchy, a rise that took him from obscurity in the Continental Basketball Association to nine championship rings in the NBA. Along the way he turned multimillionaire pla...

The City Game
The City Game by Pete Axthelm

Pete Axthelm follows the 1969 - 70 season of the New York Knicks and provides a parallel focus on basketball as it was then played in the black neighborhoods of New York City. Throughout, he writes clearly, intelligently, and passionately about the game, ...

Seven Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns
Seven Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns by Jack McCallum

Sports Illustrated's chief NBA writer, Jack McCallum, only planned to spend the preseason with the Phoenix Suns as an "assistant coach" - and then write a story about his experiences. Instead, he stayed on with the Suns throughout their exciting and contr...

Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska
Eagle Blue: A Team, a Tribe, and a High School Basketball Season in Arctic Alaska by Michael D'Orso

Eagle Blue follows the Fort Yukon Eagles, winners of six regional championships in a row, through the course of an entire 28-game season, from their first day of practice in late November to the Alaska State Championship Tournament in March. With insight,...

Underbelly Hoops: Adventures in the CBA - A.K.A. The Crazy Basketball Association
Underbelly Hoops: Adventures in the CBA - A.K.A. The Crazy Basketball Association by Carson Cunningham

Carson Cunningham was a top college basketball player for Oregon State and Purdue and a native of Hoosierland Indiana who believed he could one day play in the NBA, but instead wound up in the minor leagues of professional basketball- the storied and now ...

DOC: The Rise and Rise of Julius Erving
DOC: The Rise and Rise of Julius Erving by Vincent Mallozzi

The definitive biography of basketball genius Julius Erving - the icon who transcended his sport and defined an era. Julius Erving, aka Dr. J, was a wizard with the basketball, performing feats the world had never seen before: midair spins and whirls punc...

No Blood, No Foul
No Blood, No Foul by Charley Rosen

Jason Lewis is a star college basketball player just back from World War II. He’s a hero, missing two fingers on his shooting hand. He can’t play any longer, so he makes the ultimate ballplayer’s sacrifice: He becomes a referee. Set in postwar New York du...

Scandals of '51: How the Gamblers Almost Killed College Basketball
Scandals of '51: How the Gamblers Almost Killed College Basketball by Charley Rosen

The college basketball scandals of 1951 were to basketball what the 1919 Black Sox scandals were to baseball - a loss of innocence, after which the game would be permanently tarnished, its relationship to power and big money firmly established. In Scandal...

The Hustle: One Team and Ten Lives in Black and White
The Hustle: One Team and Ten Lives in Black and White by Doug Merlino

The experiment was dreamed up by two fathers, one white, one black. What would happen, they wondered, if they mixed white players from an elite Seattle private school and black kids from the inner city on a basketball team? The team's season unfolded like...

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