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by David L. Porter

  • Author: David L. Porter
  • ISBN: 0313309523
  • ISBN13: 978-0313309526
  • ePub: 1542 kb | FB2: 1373 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Biographies
  • Publisher: Greenwood (July 30, 2005)
  • Pages: 616
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Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary ePub download

бесплатно, без регистрации и без смс. From its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century to its pervasive presence in 21st-century America, basketball has grown into an undeniably important sport.

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Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary Hardcover – July 30, 2005. by David L. Porter (Author). The Basketball Hall of Fame is a great resource for the inductees. The volume would be of use mainly in libraries with comprehensive basketball collections and those that serve novice basketball readers.

Basketball: A Biographical Dictionary, arranged alphabetically, features 577 basketball entries. The selection of the basketball entries proved very challenging. Many have won athletic honors, including Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year, All-America, or All-Star designation, and/or prestigious trophies, such as the Most Valuable Player, .

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biographical dictionaries of American sport. DAVID L. PORTER is Louis Tuttle Shangle Professor of History and Political Science at William Penn College in Oskaloosa, Iowa.

biographical dictionaries of American sport. The other three are devoted, respectively, to football, baseball, and basketball and other indoor sports (forthcoming). This volume also contains a Miscellaneous' category and a selection dealing with Communications Media and Promotion' (.

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Porter, David L. (2005). Basketball: a Biographical Dictionary. Greenwood Publishing Group.

Hepbron was a close friend of Dr. James Naismith, and subsequently played a major role in the early development of the game, especially in the area of rules Hepbron was enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1960 as a referee. Porter, David L. ISBN 978-0-313-30952-6.

Biographical essays have been contributed by some ninety sports historians, educators, and journalists

Biographical essays have been contributed by some ninety sports historians, educators, and journalists. Each entry presents full biographical data, career records, accomplishments, and honors, a discussion of the significance of the subject's achievements, and bibliographic information on pertinent manuscripts, oral history and audio-visual materials, books, monographs, and articles. This comprehensive biographical dictionary will be a useful addition to the reference section of libraries with collection in sports, sports history, or physical education.

From its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century to its pervasive presence in 21st-century America, basketball has grown into an undeniably important sport. The 575 entries in this biographical dictionary present concise narratives on the lives and careers on the most important names in basketball history. Entries include both classic players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bob Cousy as well as more recently established and up-and-coming stars such as Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, and LeBron James. Entries for coaches such as the Boston Celtics' Red Auerbach and Mike Krzyzewski from Duke University present the figures who have shaped the game from courtside, while the inclusion of female players and coaches such as Lisa Leslie, Diana Taurasi, and Pat Summitt show that basketball is not just a sport for men.

From its beginnings at the turn of the 20th century to its pervasive presence in 21st-century America, basketball has grown into an undeniably important sport. The 575 entries in this biographical dictionary present concise narratives on the lives and careers on the most important names in basketball history. Entries include both classic players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Bob Cousy as well as more recently established and up-and-coming stars such as Carmelo Anthony, Kevin Garnett, and LeBron James. Entries for coaches such as the Boston Celtics' Red Auerbach and Mike Krzyzewski from Duke University present the figures who have shaped the game from courtside, while the inclusion of female players and coaches such as Lisa Leslie, Diana Taurasi, and Pat Summitt show that basketball is not just a sport for men. This volume is an ideal reference for students seeking easily accessed information on the greats of the game.