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Basketball : a biographical dictionary

Author: David L Porter
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century to its pervasive presence in 21st-century America, basketball has grown into an undeniably important sport. The 575 entries in this biographical dictionary present concise narratives on the lives and careers on the most important names in basketball history. Entries include both classic players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bob Cousy as well as more recently  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Biography Dictionaries
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Basketball.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005
(DLC) 2004060910
(OCoLC)57243370
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David L Porter
ISBN: 9780313061974 0313061971 0313309523 9780313309526
OCLC Number: 562553759
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 589 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; List of Entries; Abbreviations; Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary; Appendix 1: Entries by Place of Birth; Appendix 2: Women Basketball Players and Coaches; Appendix 3: Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Members; Index; About the Editor and the Contributors.
Responsibility: edited by David L. Porter.

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A reference to the players and coaches that have shaped--and are shaping--the history of basketball in America.  Read more...

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