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After an embarrassing loss to her ex-girlfriend in their first basketball game of the season, seventeen-year-old Scottie Zajac gets into a fender bender with her nemesis, Irene Abraham, head cheerleader for the Fighting Reindeer. When the accident sends Irene's car to the shop for repairs, the girls are forced to carpool, and their rocky start only gets worse. In trying to get back at her toxic ex, Scottie bribes Irene into a fake-dating scheme that...
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"A self-help memoir based on the author's life and NBA career (in letter form)"--
Twelve-year old Sarah is used to being the star on her basketball team, playing with her best friends, but suddenly she finds that her body is changing and she does not understand why she cannot keep up on the court, plus she does not understand why her mother has gotten so weird about food, binging on candy while forgetting about dinner, and she really does not understand why she told Benny, her crush, about her mother--but when Benny offers to teach...
When the NBA shut down operations in March 2020 because of COVID-19, the league was in the middle of uncertainty. Four months later, twenty-two teams resumed play in a “bubble” at Disney World—a restricted location cut off from the outside world. Only a handful of reporters were invited. Ben Golliver was one of them. This book is his account of the season and life inside the “bubble”—adapted from book jacket.
Alfred "Boogie" Chin, a basketball phenom living in Queens, N.Y., dreams of one day playing in the NBA. While his parents pressure him to focus on earning a scholarship to an elite college, Boogie must find a way to navigate a new girlfriend, high school, on-court rivals, and the burden of expectation.
Highlights the history of the Boston Celtics professional basketball team, describing prominent players and successful seasons. Includes photographs, a timeline, comparative statistics, fact boxes, a glossary, an index, and resources for further information.
Explores the history of the Houston Rockets basketball team, and details famous games, players, and coaches. Includes color photographs, stats, a timeline, a glossary, and additional resources.
Highlights the history of the Golden State Warriors professional basketball team, describing prominent players and successful seasons. Includes photographs, a timeline, comparative statistics, fact boxes, a glossary, an index, and resources for further information.
Highlights the history of the New York Knicks (Knickerbockers) professional basketball team, describing prominent players and successful seasons. Includes photographs, a timeline, comparative statistics, fact boxes, a glossary, an index, and resources for further information.
10) Basketball fun
Briefly introduces learning young readers to the rules, equipment, and good sportsmanship practices for playing basketball. Includes a glossary.
Briefly explores some of the history, great game moments, and key players and coaches of the Philadelphia 76ers professional basketball team. Includes a glossary.
12) Chicago Bulls
Highlights the history of the Chicago Bulls professional basketball team, describing prominent players and successful seasons. Includes photographs, a timeline, comparative statistics, fact boxes, a glossary, an index, and resources for further information.
Chronicles the life of Stephen Curry, point guard for the Golden State Warriors, and details his early life, professional career, and accomplishments. Includes color photographs, sidebars, a quiz, a glossary, and additional resources.
14) Zion Williamson
"Following Zion Williamson's record-breaking season at Duke University and his electric NBA debut, basketball fans are already calling him the NBA's Crown Prince, drawing comparisons to all-time greats like Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant. Now a member of the New Orleans Pelicans, he'll set out to prove that he truly deserves to be the new King of Basketball. But for all the expectations and accolades, Zion remains a humble, dedicated...
Lori Block and her best friend Sophia are dedicated to their Fourth-Grade basketball team, despite being relegated to the 5th quarter, an extra period before the real game starts, where the not-so-good kids play, and the points don't count. That doesn't matter to Lori though, because basketball is a place where working hard and getting better gives her hints of self-confidence. At school, she is awkward and unsure, and at home Lori's parents are consumed...
Perri, realizing that her heart still belongs to Plus, discovers she is pregnant, but is unsure who the father is, while Tez fully commits himself to Myesha and their son, and Jorell, after entering the league, plays on Nika's heart, letting her down again and again.
"Brian has always been anxious, whether at home or in class or on the basketball court. His dad tries to get him to stand up for himself, and his mom helps as much as she can, but after he and his brother are placed into foster care, Brian starts having panic attacks. And he doesn't know if things will ever be 'normal' again ... Ezra's always been popular. He's friends with most of the kids on his basketball team--even Brian, who usually keeps to...