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. Topics covered are the game's inventor, James Naismith; the Buffalo Germans in the early 1900's; the barnstorming Harlem qRensq and the Original Celtics with Joe Lapchick in the Roaring 20's; how basketball became an Olympic sport in 1936 in Berlin; players of the early NBA as well as the recent; and the struggles of the early NBL, BAA, ABL, and the ABA.Dental records were secured, and the mana#39;s bodyaas of yet unidentifiedawas cremated. Two days later, police found a vandalized, red Lexus 400-SC in a wooded area oao Highway 24 near Fayetteville. The vehiclea#39;s windows had beenanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2007-01-30|