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Basketball"s big men

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Published by Lerner Publications Co. in Minneapolis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Basketball players.

  • About the Edition

    Brief biographies emphasizing the careers of ten basketball stars: George Mikan, Dolph Schayes, Bob Pettit, Bill Russell, Elgin Baylor, Jerry Lucas, Wilt Chamberlain, Willis Reed, Rick Barry, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.

    Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Rainbolt.
    SeriesThe Sports heroes library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV884.A1 R34 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5062338M
    ISBN 100822510545
    LC Control Number74027472

    His game is growing, too. The Rens, from towon a dumbfounding 2, of 3, games and whose watershed rivalry with all-white Original Celtics of New York helped put the entire team in the Hall of Fame. At pregame shootarounds, they can make adjustments based on the court, the rim or the shooting backdrop, and can familiarize themselves with the feel of the basketballs, too. After much debate, Auerbach agreed to give up Hagan, and the Hawks made the trade. That wasn't a Big Bang; that was an evolution.

    I like this one better because it takes place in Jersey City where I lived for a while. He and the equally unproven Thomas Robinson entered the season as Kansas's most important players, leading to multiple predictions that the Jayhawks were headed for a rare down year. Joe's—Temple rivalry has increased in intensity in recent years, mostly because of the "Goon Gate" incident in involving former Temple coach John Chaney where he sent in a player to intentionally foul John Bryant. He was shocked by the assassination of Robert F. Do wall sits.

    After rejoining the Celtics, Russell played 48 games, averaging I know, I had some serious nerve putting Money Players on the list when I hadn't even read it, and now here's a second book I haven't read. In the post-season, the Celtics met the Philadelphia Warriors of Chamberlain, and Russell did his best to slow down the points-per-game scoring Warriors center. The Phoenix have return matchups with Marquette, Virginia and Wisconsin this season, and Brown's production in those games will be pivotal to UWGB's hopes of pulling some upsets. I know enough to say that this is the authoratative Yao Ming book, and it's not close.


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Chamberlain outscored Russell by 81 points in the series, but the Celtics walked off with a 4—2 series win. These involve Simmons' recounting of his father Bill Sr. Jonesjoined him on the Olympic squad and contributed Even though teams may practice with the basketballs used by their opponents before trips, coaches are reluctant to discuss the issue with their players.

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In Game 2, Philadelphia evened the series with a — win, and in Games 3 and 4, the Sixers won, with Chamberlain suspiciously often defended by Celtics backup center Wayne Embrycausing the press to speculate Russell was worn down.

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In Game 6, Russell recorded 19 points, 24 rebounds and 10 assists as the Celtics won Akron opens the season in Puerto Rico against an Oklahoma State team that is long on talent but short on size.Men's Basketball Statistics.

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