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Basketball for Dummies, 3rd Edition by Consumer Dummies, Richard Phelps, Tim Bourret, John Walters
  

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Basketball for Dummies, 3rd Edition by Consumer Dummies, Richard Phelps, Tim Bourret, John Walters

The easy way to get the ins, outs, and intrigue on this beloved sport The National Basketball Association (NBA), with 30 teams and an average attendance of more than 17,000 spectators per game, is the richest and most popular basketball league and arguably the most viewed American sport in the world. This new edition of Basketball For Dummies not only covers the rules and regulations of the NBA, but offers coverage on the WNBA, NCAA, and international basketball leagues. Basketball For Dummies is a valuable resource to the many fans of this beloved sport, covering everything from players and personalities in the game to rules, regulations, and equipment. Completely updated with information and intrigue that's occurred in the sport since publication of the previous edition, Basketball For Dummies gets you up to speed on everything from NCAA Tournament brackets to college players en route to the NBA. * Coverage of the rules and regulations of the NBA * Interesting topics like LeBron the Phenom, ESPN'S influence on the NBA, and the UCONN women's basketball dynasty * Digger's take on John Wooden Whether you're a basketball player or a courtside spectator, Basketball For Dummies is a slam-dunk of information and intrigue for anyone who loves the sport.

About the Author

Richard Digger Phelps is the former coach of the Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's basketball team. Today, he's a college basketball analyst for ESPN. John Walters is a writer at The Daily, an iPad-only national publication. He was a reporter and staff writer at Sports Illustrated for 14 years. Tim Bourret is the sports information director at Clemson University.

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Publication date

23rd September 2011

Author

Consumer Dummies, Richard Phelps, Tim Bourret, John Walters

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Publisher

John Wiley & Sons Inc

Format

Paperback
432 pages

Categories

Basketball

ISBN

9781118073742

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