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Basketball in America : from the playgrounds to Jordan's game and beyond

Author: Bob Batchelor
Publisher: New York : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2013.
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Basketball in America : from the playgrounds to Jordan's game and beyond.
New York, New York ; London, [England] : Routledge, 2013, c2005
approximately 248 pages
2004012032
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Bob Batchelor
ISBN: 9781135419868 1135419868 9781135419936 1135419930
OCLC Number: 950518801
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: About the Editor Contributors Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Introduction: Basketball in America (Bob Batchelor) Part I: BASKETBALL IN AMERICAN CULTURE Chapter 2. Michael Jordan: Icon (Bob Batchelor) Chapter 3. Marvin, Marvin (David Davis) Chapter 4. Nike and Popular Culture (Kelly McMasters) Chapter 5. Hoosiers to Hoop Dreams: Basketball on the Big Screen (Kevin Grace) Part II: THE PLAYGROUNDS AND BEYOND Chapter 6. The Schoolyard Game: Blacktop Legends and Broken Dreams (Bijan C. Bayne) Chapter 7. Fundamentals: Coaching Today's High School Player (Chris Burtch) Chapter 8. Seventeen Things I Learned from Dean Smith (Peter Cashwell) Chapter 9. Socks, Jocks, and Two Championship Rings (Michael Buchert) Chapter 10. Foreign Players and the Globalization of Basketball (Renada Rutmanis) Part III: THE PROFESSIONAL GAME Chapter 11. Elgin Baylor: The First Modern Professional Basketball Player (James Fisher) Chapter 12. Chocolate Thunder and Short Shorts: The NBA in the 1970s (David Friedman) Chapter 13. Crashing the Boards: The WNBA and the Evolution of an Image (Lisa A. Ennis) Chapter 14. Dr. J., Bird, Magic, Jordan, and the Detroit Bad Boys: The NBA in the 1980s (Lawrence Ziewacz) Chapter 15. The Jordan Era: The NBA in the 1990s (Doug Fox) Chapter 16. King James: LeBron James, Hype, Hope, and the Future of the NBA (Bob Batchelor) Chapter 17. Conclusions: Basketball Is America (Bob Batchelor) Bibliography Index Reference Notes Included
Responsibility: Bob Batchelor, editor.

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