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NBA Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 264 works in 363 publications in 2 languages and 5,478 library holdings
Genres: Sports films  Drama  Comedy films  Biography  Fantasy films  Children's films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Documentary films  History 
Roles: Originator
Classifications: PN1995.9.C55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by NBA Entertainment, Inc
Like Mike by David Nelson( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan boy named Calvin lives out his dream of becoming a profesional athlete with a little help from a magical pair of sneakers. Soon after he steps into the shoes Calvin's amazing ability land him a position in an all star basketball team
The year of the Yao( Visual )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this powerful and inspiring story, Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming faces incredible challenges - on the court and off - as he journeys from Shanghai to the Houston Rockets to become a true global hero
Kobe doin' work : a game in the life( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An unprecedented inside look at a day in the life of this basketball superstar as he prepares for one of the biggest games of the season, from the locker room to being on the court
Michael Jordan's playground( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports video combining highlights from Michael Jordan's basketball career and a dramatic story about Jordan's encouraging a young player who has been cut from his high school team
The NBA's 100 greatest plays( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NBA history is filled with endless numbers of great plays; plays that transcend normal action and cross over into historic milestones. This compilation of the top ten plays in each of ten different categories shows what goes into pulling off a truly 'great' play. The informed observations of current and former players, coaches, sports writers, and broadcasters enliven this survey of some of the greatest plays, and play makers, in basketball history
When they were young : the path to stardom( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every NBA star can tell you exactly how they felt on the day they were drafted. It's a time of anticipation and excitement as they are about to fulfill their ultimate dream: joining the NBA elite! Some, like Shaquille O'Neal, Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan, have had hall of fame careers. Others such as LeBron James, Dwight Howard and Carmelo Anthony are still writing their own legends. Each player has etched a unique path to stardom, but how did it all begin?
NBA at 50( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2003 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Denzel Washington hosts this look at the history of the National Basketball Association and some of the great players and coaches who have influenced the game
Ultimate Jordan by Michael Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marking the twenty years Michael Jordan's has spent in the NBA, this collection presents five individual films exploring Michael Jordan's pre-Wizards basketball career. From "The Shot" that boosted North Carolina over Georgetown for the NCAA title in 1982, through the 1984 and 1992 Olympics and the glories of the first Dream Team, through All-Star games, his father's death, his first retirement, the brief flirtation with professional baseball, his return to the NBA, and six NBA rings. Adding to the video chronicle of the career of this celebrated American icon are five of Jordan's all-time greatest games, presented in their entirety
Michael Jordan : above & beyond by Shi bo lin( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Jordan speaks about his retirement from professional basketball and his eventual return to the Chicago Bulls. Footage shows his rejuvenated and rededicated performance
Air time( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Jordan Air Time is a unique look at one of sport's most celebrated stars. Interweaving Jordan's spectacular on-court highlights with an intimate look at his life of the court, Michael Jordan Air Time vividly depicts the life of a basketball icon
Shaquille O'Neal : like no other by Aldo Dicuffa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inside look at pro basketball's Shaquille O'Neal. Includes footage of O'Neal playing for the Los Angeles Lakers and the Miami Heat. Contains behind-the-scenes segments
Dazzling dunks and basketball bloopers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are 45 minutes of non-stop action ... the hottest handed shooting on record by today's superstars and yesterday's legends. Plus plenty of side-splitting bloopers, backboard-atomizing slam dunks, and shots that look impossible but go "swish."
Once brothers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drazen Petrovic and Vlade Divac grew up sharing the common bond of basketball. Close friends as well as teammates, they lifted the Yugoslavian National team to unimaginable heights and both eventually fulfilled their dreams of NBA stardom. But when war broke out between Petrovic's Croatia and Divac's Serbia, long buried ethnic tensions surfaced. These two men, once brothers, were now on opposite sides of a deadly civil war
Michael Jordan, his airness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video gives a unique look at one of sport's most celebrated stars
Put Magic in your game( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the dazzling highlights of Magic's 10 year NBA career and learn the drills and lessons that have made him great
Ultimate Jordan( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come fly with me (1988): Slam dunks and gravity defying shots; Playground (1991): A fantasy based upon Michael Jordan's life history; Air time (1993): The Bull's second NBA champaionship season and the Olympics; Above and beyond (1996): What drives Michael Jordan to achievements; His airness (1999): Never before seen footage and exclusive interviews
Michael Jordan air time( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sports video combining highlights from Michael Jordan's basketball career with a look at his life off the court
Larry Bird : a basketball legend( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considered one of the best all-around players to ever step on court, the legend of Larry Joe Bird began in the tiny Indiana corn country town of French Lick. He grew up to be the embodiment of "Celtics Pride," during 13 seasons with the legendary Boston Celtics. He personified hustle, consistency, and excellence in all areas of play, and was a classy, confident, hard worker who thrived on pressure while inspiring teammates to excel. With Bird as the focal point of a well-rounded squad, the Celtics won three NBA titles, and ten Atlantic Division crowns as Bird piled up an awesome collection of personal achievements
Dunks!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who's better - the street ballers or the pros? Find out once and for all with the greatest compilation of jams, slams, and devastating dunks ever captured on film. Set to a fast-paced hip hop soundtrack, Dunks! features your favorite NBA All-Stars taking it to the hole
The NBA dream team( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the team of NBA basketball players chosen to represent the United States at the 1992 Olympics
 
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Shaquille O'Neal : like no other
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