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The basketball book of why

ISBN: 9781493072767
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Lyons Press
Origin: US
Release Date: November, 2023

Book Details

How was basketball born? Why is the area in the paint and around the free throw circle known as the key? When did the NBA begin play? What team was arguably the worst NBA squad ever? Who was the highest drafted college player who never played a single game in the NBA? This book provides over 100 questions and detailed answers concerning the traditions, rules, and history of basketball. Organized by the sportas three erasaits birth through 1945, the NBA from 1946 through 1999, and the game todayait answers questions about the sport at all levels, from college games to the Olympics. A bonus chapter provides a who, what, when, where, why, and how of basketballathe perfect resource to settle arguments or to answer challenging trivia questions.