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After seventeen-year-old Samuel "Sooley" Sooleymon receives a college scholarship to play basketball for North Carolina Central, he moves to Durham from his native, war-torn South Sudan, enrolls in classes, joins the team, and prepares to sit out his freshman season, but Sooley has a fierce determination to succeed so he can bring his family to America, working tirelessly on his game until he dominates everyone in practice, and when Sooley is called...
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...
Antioch Middle - Teen Fiction
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Dupont Tyler Middle - Teen Fiction
In basketball-crazed Walthorne, rival middle school stars Austin Chambers and Carter Haswell are both feeling the pressure when school sports reporter Alfie Jenks reveals scandals that jeopardize the whole season. Told through flashbacks, newspaper reports, social media posts, and interviews.
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.
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.
""The Knicks of the 1990s competed like champions but fell short of their goal. An eclectic group who took divergent, in many cases fascinating paths to New York, they forged an identity as a rugged, relentless squad. Led by a superstar center Patrick Ewing and two captivating coaches-Pat Riley and Jeff Van Gundy-they played David to the Chicago Bulls' Goliath. Despite not winning a championship, they were embraced as champions by New Yorkers and...
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.
15) 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...