Hoop lore : a history of the National Basketball Association /

"This work covers 115 years of basketball, detailing how and why the NBA was able to overcome so many of the obstacles that crushed its predecessors to become the most successfully marketed league in all of professional sports"--Provided by publisher.

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Main Author: Kirchberg, Connie, 1956- (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published:Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2007.
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245 1 0 |a Hoop lore :  |b a history of the National Basketball Association /  |c Connie Kirchberg ; foreword by Jim Barnett. 
260 |a Jefferson, N.C. :  |b McFarland,  |c c2007. 
300 |a viii, 339 p. :  |b ill. ;  |c 23 cm. 
504 |a Includes bibliographical references (p. 321-327) and index. 
505 0 |a Peach fuzz -- Play ball -- To pay or not to pay -- Color lines -- Around the bend -- Double trouble -- One for the money -- Tick tock -- Dynasty by committee -- Starlight, star bright -- Tremors -- The real deal -- Survival of the fittest -- A matter of style -- Last hurrah -- A fighting chance -- Saviors -- Glory days -- The greatest show on earth -- The good, the bad, and the global -- Intermission -- The greatest show on earth, II -- Promised land -- The dark age -- Staying alive -- The money tree -- The air apparents -- The young and the restless -- The global revolution -- A new foundation -- Renovation. 
520 |a "This work covers 115 years of basketball, detailing how and why the NBA was able to overcome so many of the obstacles that crushed its predecessors to become the most successfully marketed league in all of professional sports"--Provided by publisher. 
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