Basketball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide

Basketball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide

by Thomas Neumann

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Overview

With fans around the world, basketball is becoming the next global game. Take a front-row seat to everything that makes the NBA great in Basketball Season Ticket: The Ultimate Fan Guide.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781634940351
Publisher: North Star Editions
Publication date: 09/01/2018
Series: Season Ticket Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 8 - 14 Years

About the Author

Thomas Neumann has been a basketball fan since childhood, when he sat in the upper deck at the old HemisFair Arena to watch the San Antonio Spurs. Neumann is a longtime sportswriter and editor who has worked at ESPN and the San Diego Union-Tribune. He lives in Sarasota, Florida, with his wife and two sons.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Opening Tip 5

Chapter 2 Pro Basketball's Evolution 13

Chapter 3 Dynasties Rule 23

Chapter 4 Superstars Seize the Day 35

Chapter 5 Big Men in the Middle 47

Chapter 6 Basketball's Showmen 55

Chapter 7 Women Ballers Make a Name 65

Chapter 8 It All Starts with the Draft 77

Chapter 9 From the Dream Team to a Global Game 87

National Basketball Association Map 96

Timeline 98

The Winners 102

The Big Three 104

For More Information 106

Places to Visit 107

Select Bibliography 108

Index 110

About the Author 112

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