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Those who love the game : Glenn "Doc" Rivers on life in the NBA and elsewhere

Author: Glenn Rivers; Bruce Brooks
Publisher: New York : H. Holt, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Doc looks directly at the racial problems sports hides, at the distortion that occurs when a game turns into a highlight film, at the pressure that comes from being a too-often-absent dad, and at the dreaded moment of retirement.
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Named Person: Glenn Rivers; Glenn Rivers
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn Rivers; Bruce Brooks
ISBN: 0805028226 9780805028225
OCLC Number: 29764992
Description: xiii, 159 pages : illustrations portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Real game --
Family: The uncle plays --
Players: Patrick --
Teaching: Do it --
Players: Chris Mullin --
Real game: Loving it --
Players: Mo --
Family: Fatherhood --
Family: Rivers in the rivers --
Players: Zo --
Real game: Race --
Players: Footwork king --
Real game: Team D --
Players: Magic --
Real game: Competition --
Players: Moses --
Teaching: Extra step --
Players: Dr. J --
Real game: Loss --
Family: Dad --
Family: J-Man's dad --
Players:Johnny Davis --
Real game: Desperate --
Players: DJ --
Real game: Coach --
Players: Nique --
Teaching: Shots --
Players: Sly and Eddie --
Real game: Taking leave --
Teaching: Ball.
Responsibility: Glenn Rivers, Bruce Brooks.

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Doc looks directly at the racial problems sports hides, at the distortion that occurs when a game turns into a highlight film, at the pressure that comes from being a too-often-absent dad, and at the dreaded moment of retirement.

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