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Streetball is life : lessons earned on the asphalt

Author: Paul Volponi
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc., [2020] ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book is an autobiographical account of the author's experiences as a 17-year-old intent on becoming a legitimate NYC streetballer at the highest level. Included as part of the narrative are the important social skills learned on the basketball court, showing readers that their time spent streetballing is meaningful beyond the sport itself"--
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Volponi, Paul, 1960-
Streetball is life
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2020.
(DLC) 2019057222
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Volponi
ISBN: 9781538139271 1538139278
OCLC Number: 1134688114
Description: xiii, 189 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
Contents: Leaving the comfort zone --
Into the fire --
Staking our claim --
The battle within --
One-on-one war --
A Sunday with style --
Worries at home --
Storming the shrine --
Christmas in July --
Setting a roster --
The sheriff --
Shelter from the storm --
Round two --
The letter --
Ballers versus badge --
Thinking forward --
Problem solving --
No rating --
Role model --
B-ball paradise --
Hitting the wall --
Seeing double --
Mending wounds --
Lessons learned --
The court less traveled.
Responsibility: Paul Volponi.

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This book is an autobiographical account of the author's experiences as a 17-year-old intent on becoming a legitimate NYC streetballer at the highest level. Included as part of the narrative are the  Read more...

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Paul Volponi's latest, Streetball is Life, is a fitting heir to his signature work Black and White. The rhythm of the city streets envelops the reader with the grittiness of a hard-fought game of Read more...

 
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