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From the bestselling satirist and memoirist Neal Pollack comes a funny, gritty historical noir about a tough Jew on the brink and about a great American game coming into its own. 1937. The gears of world war have begun to grind, but Inky Lautman, star point guard for the South Philadelphia...
Editorial ReviewsProduct DescriptionThe Los Angeles Lakers are one of professional basketball's most notorious franchises, and their history is rife with monumental players and memorable stories. The Lakers have been moved to California, have set still-unbroken records, and have played host to some...
The Tao of Yao: Insights from Basketball's Brightest Big Man
As a basketball player and international spokesman, 7'5" Yao Ming has quickly become the eighth wonder of the sports world. Amazing fans, players, and experts with both his surprising performance and down-to-earth personality, Yao has proven to be a refreshing font of contemporary wisdom....
Now in its sixth year and well established as the premier sports anthology, The Best American Sports Writing brings together the finest sportswriting of the past year. Selected from more than 350 American and Canadian newspaper and magazines, the 1996 collection features a wide varity of sports and...