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Author: Leigh Montville
Release Date: July 13, 2021
A lively and colorful account of the 1969 NBA Finals--one of the greatest upsets in basketball history--through the eyes of future sports writing legend Leigh Montville, who was covering the coast-to-coast event as a brand-new twenty-four-year-old re...
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Author: Bill Russell and William Mcsweeny | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: November 17, 2020
Back in print for the first time in decades, Go Up for Glory is the classic 1968 basketball memoir by NBA legend Bill Russell, with a new foreword from the author.From NBA legend Bill Russell, Go Up for Glory is a basketball memoir that transcends ti...
Author: Harvey Araton | Narrator: Fred Berman
Release Date: October 27, 2020
The moving story of a bond between sportswriter and fan that was forged in a shared love of basketball and grew over several decades into an extraordinary friendship "This is a story about friendship, sports, aging, and ultimately time itself--the th...
Author: John Feinstein | Narrator: John Feinstein
Release Date: March 03, 2020
Thirty years ago after changing the sports book landscape with his mega-hit, A Season on the Brink, #1 New York Times bestselling author John Feinstein returns to his first love--college basketball--with a fascinating and compelling journey through a...
Author: Michael Powell | Narrator: Darrell Dennis
Release Date: November 19, 2019
The moving story of a Navajo high school basketball team, its members struggling with the everyday challenges of high school, adolescence, and family, and the great and unique obstacles facing Native Americans living on reservations.   Deep in t...
Author: Matthew Goodman | Narrator: Joe Ochman
Release Date: November 05, 2019
The powerful story of a college basketball team who carried an era’s brightest hopes—racial harmony, social mobility, and the triumph of the underdog—but whose success was soon followed by a shocking downfall “A masterpiece of...
Author: Andre Iguodala | Narrator: Sullivan Jones and Andre Iguodala
Release Date: June 25, 2019
**The Instant National Bestseller**The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the Golden State Warriors. Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA. And fresh off the Warriors’ fifth F...
Author: David Halberstam | Narrator: JD Jackson
Release Date: December 04, 2018
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist comes “the best Jordan book so far” (The Washington Post), the story of Michael Jordan’s legendary years with the Chicago Bulls, capped by the 1998 NBA ...
Author: Gary M. Pomerantz | Narrator: Gary M. Pomerantz
Release Date: October 23, 2018
The New York Times BestsellerOut of the greatest dynasty in American professional sports history, an intimate story of race, mortality, and regretAbout to turn ninety, Bob Cousy, the Hall of Fame Boston Celtics captain who led the team to its first s...
Author: Michael Sokolove | Narrator: Joshua Kane
Release Date: September 25, 2018
From acclaimed New York Times Magazine author Michael Sokolove, the astonishing inside story of the epic corruption scandal that has rocked the NCAA and exposed the rot and hypocrisy at the heart of big-time college sports.At a lavish annual event in...
A sweeping and revelatory history of basketball, drawing upon hundreds of hours of interviews with the greatest players, coaches, executives, and journalists in the history of the game.In an effort to tell the complete story of basketball in all its ...
Author: Wil Haygood | Narrator: Dominic Hoffman
Release Date: September 18, 2018
Against the backdrop of one of the most tumultuous periods in recent American history, as riots and demonstrations spread across the nation, the Tigers of poor, segregated East High School in Columbus, Ohio did something no team from one school had e...