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Nothing but net! You can dribble, shoot, and swish with tons of basketball fun in The Everything Kids' Basketball Book, 2nd Edition! Full to the rim with trivia, history, and thirty fun puzzles and games, this one-of-a-kind book is a must-have for kids who love the game. Inside, you'll discover: Facts and stats about basketball players of the past and today The best offensive and defensive moves Up-to-date stats and records of NBA teams The scoop on the WNBA, the NCAA, and Olympic basketball The history of basketball The rules of the sport and tips for enhancing your game This is your tip-off into the world of basketball. Learn about the greatest players, figure out the best position for you, and understand the sport on a deeper level. From college ball to the Hall of Fame, this book is your ticket to the fastest game in town! AUTHOR: Bob Schaller is an award-winning sports writer and the author of thirty-five books, including The State of the Game with Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum and UCLA legend John Wooden, and What Though the Odds with Notre Dame alum Haley Scott DeMaria. He is currently a contributing writer for several magazines and online news sites, including Skating, Splash, USA Gymnastics, and USA Hockey. He lives in Lubbock, TX. Dave Harnish is the head basketball coach at Western Nebraska Community College. His teams have won the Region IX Tournament five of the last six years to advance to the national tournament, and have won at least thirty games in six of the last seven seasons. They have not lost more than nine games in a season since 1993. He lives in Scottsbluff, NE.
You don't have to be 6'7" and a world-class athlete to master this one-of-a-kind version of basketball. This is a game that anyone can play when tedium sets in at the office. Kit includes a 32-page rule book on Desktop Basketball to get you started, a miniature basketball, and an easy-to-assemble basketball hoop, post, suction-cup base, and backboard.
"Young hoops fans can read about basketball's legendary, slam-dunking, hoop-hanging superstars in this Step 5 Sports Reader. Whose hands were so big he held the basketball like a grapefruit? Which center singlehandedly changed the way defense was played? From Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell, to Larry Bird and Michael Jordan, to the hottest new legends, such as LeBron James, readers will jump at the chance to learn about their favorite players! Step 5 Readers tell stories in chapters using longer paragraphs; for children who want to take the plunge into chapter books but still like colorful pictures."
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