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NBA Entertainment, Inc

Overview
Works: 244 works in 385 publications in 2 languages and 5,469 library holdings
Genres: Sports films  Biography  Drama  Comedy films  Children's films  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Sports television programs  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary television programs 
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Most widely held works by NBA Entertainment, Inc
Like Mike by David Nelson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Calvin is an orphan boy who finds a pair of magic sneakers with the initials M.J. on the inside. Once he puts them on, he's got game, and wins a spot in the NBA. But his "skill" pits him against his team's star player - until the two rivals discover they have more in common than they could ever imagine
Put Magic in your game( Visual )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 188 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
The year of the Yao( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 172 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 162 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 )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 147 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
Air time( Visual )

6 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in English and held by 135 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
The NBA's 100 greatest plays by NBA Entertainment( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 110 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 105 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 Chris Paul 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 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On November 1, 1946, the very first NBA game was played in Toronto, between the New York Knicks and the Toronto Huskies. Denzel Washington hosts this golden anniversary retrospective, and those who know it best--players, coaches, trainers, and sports journalists--tell the league's story. From Mikan, to Russell, to Chamberlain, to Dr. J, to Bird, to Magic, to Jordan, this video shows some of the nicest footage of NBA classic teams and plays from their first 50 years. The film ends by listing the players voted the 50 greatest by position, followed by a musical tribute by Vanessa Williams
Ultimate Jordan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 92 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 )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On October 6, 1993, Michael Jordan shocked the world by announcing his retirement from the NBA. After leading the Chicago Bulls to three consecutive NBA Championships, Michael felt that he had nothing to prove, and the game of basketball lost one of its greatest players and biggest stars. But there was more to prove. Seventeen months after his last NBA game, Michael came back in a Bulls uniform with a new challenge
Dazzling dunks and basketball bloopers by Marv Albert( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 78 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 )

3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 77 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
Shaquille O'Neal : like no other by Aldo Dicuffa( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 76 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
Ultimate Jordan by Don Sperling( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 69 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, his airness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The video gives a unique look at one of sport's most celebrated stars
Chicago Bulls : the 1990s( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers the history of the Chicago Bulls basketball team and the championships of 1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, and 1998. Bonus features include the NBA Finals of 1991, game 5; 1992, game 1; 1993, game 6; 1996, game 6; 1997, game 5; and 1998, game 6
Larry Bird : a basketball legend by Warner Bro( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 63 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
Magic Johnson by Warner Bro( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See Earvin as he earns the nickname Magic, leading Michigan's Everett High School to the State Championship. Relive his memorable march to Final Four glory at Michigan State and then watch Magic bring 'showtime' and five NBA titles to the LA Lakers
 
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