Win £500 in book vouchers by helping us with a 7 minute reader survey click here.

make the most of Lovereading win prizes debuts of the month
Search our site
The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn Read the opening extract of the brand new A. J. Finn book before its publication on 22/01/2018

Basketball books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Basketball category. Presented with a red border are the Basketball books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Basketball books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!


Recently Published

Dream Shot The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship by Josh Birnbaum, Matthew E. Buchi Dream Shot The Journey to a Wheelchair Basketball National Championship
,
In 2008, the men 's wheelchair basketball team at the University of Illinois set out to achieve their sport 's pinnacle: a college national championship. That lofty goal represented another stage of a journey begun in 1948 when Tim Nugent...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/11/2017

The Chosen Game A Jewish Basketball History by Charley Rosen The Chosen Game A Jewish Basketball History

A few years after its invention by James Naismith, basketball became the primary sport in the crowded streets of the Jewish neighborhood on New York's Lower East Side. Participating in the new game was a quick and enjoyable way to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2017

Basketball (and Other Things) A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated by Shea Serrano, Reggie Miller Basketball (and Other Things) A Collection of Questions Asked, Answered, Illustrated
,
An informative and hilarious illustrated look at the thirty-six most important arguments ever made about basketball, from the super serious to the super ridiculous
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2017

Basketball Now! The Stars and Stories of the NBA by Adam Elliott Segal Basketball Now! The Stars and Stories of the NBA

Second revised and updated edition of the fast-paced photographic celebration presenting the best players in the NBA today and the young stars of tomorrow.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2017

Making March Madness The Early Years of the NCAA, NIT, and College Basketball Championships, 1922-1951 by Chad Carlson Making March Madness The Early Years of the NCAA, NIT, and College Basketball Championships, 1922-1951

Throughout the NCAA Tournament's history, underdogs, Cinderella stories, and upsets have captured the attention and imagination of fans. Making March Madness is the story of this premiere tournament, from its early days in Kansas City, to its move to Madison...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

When Women Rule the Court Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball by Nicole Willms When Women Rule the Court Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball

For nearly one hundred years, basketball has been an important part of Japanese American life. Women's basketball holds a special place in the contemporary scene of highly organized and expansive Japanese American leagues in California, in part because these leagues...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017

40 Greatest Players in Boston Celtics Basketball History by Robert W. Cohen 40 Greatest Players in Boston Celtics Basketball History

A definitive analysis, sure to spark debate! Along with the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots, both of which have been the subject of 50 Greatest treatments by Bob Cohen, the Boston Celtics is one of the most...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/08/2017

When Women Rule the Court Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball by Nicole Willms When Women Rule the Court Gender, Race, and Japanese American Basketball

For nearly one hundred years, basketball has been an important part of Japanese American life. Women's basketball holds a special place in the contemporary scene of highly organized and expansive Japanese American leagues in California, in part because these leagues...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/07/2017

Other books in this genre

When Basketball Was Jewish Voices of Those Who Played the Game by Douglas Stark When Basketball Was Jewish Voices of Those Who Played the Game

In this oral history collection, Douglas Stark chronicles Jewish basketball throughout the twentieth century, focusing on 1900 to 1960. As told by the prominent voices of twenty people who played, coached, and refereed it, these conversations shed light on what...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017

Odds-On Basketball Coaching Crafting High-Percentage Strategies for Game Situations by Michael J. Coffino Odds-On Basketball Coaching Crafting High-Percentage Strategies for Game Situations

This book presents an innovative system for coaches to prepare for basketball games. It challenges coaches to think differently about what they emphasize in practice, placing greater value on preparing for specific game situations, crafting strategies by assessing the odds,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

Odds-On Basketball Coaching Crafting High-Percentage Strategies for Game Situations by Michael J. Coffino Odds-On Basketball Coaching Crafting High-Percentage Strategies for Game Situations

This book presents an innovative system for coaches to prepare for basketball games. It challenges coaches to think differently about what they emphasize in practice, placing greater value on preparing for specific game situations, crafting strategies by assessing the odds,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017

Tall Tales and Short Shorts Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA by Adam J. Criblez Tall Tales and Short Shorts Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA

This book traces the evolution of the NBA in the 1970s, from the retirement of Bill Russell in 1969 to the arrival of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson ten years later. It features such iconic players as Dr. J and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2017

It All Began with Wilt by Cecil Mosenson It All Began with Wilt


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2017

The Art of Basketball War Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Coach by Moon Tzu The Art of Basketball War Ancient Wisdom for the Modern Coach


Format: Paperback - Released: 28/05/2017

Coach Wooden and Me Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Coach Wooden and Me Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court

A book about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 50 years of friendship with Coach John Wooden, who were brought together by the game of basketball and formed one of the most enduring and meaningful relationships in sports history.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Principles of Successful Coaching by an Old School Coach-Ron Mayberry by Ron Mayberry Principles of Successful Coaching by an Old School Coach-Ron Mayberry


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

Principles of Successful Coaching by an Old School Coach-Ron Mayberry by Ron Mayberry Principles of Successful Coaching by an Old School Coach-Ron Mayberry


Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Registered users have access to unique site features

Register now