Basketball's Best Shots by DK Publishing

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Relive spectacular moments from the history of basketball that illustrates the grace, speed, and power of the game. Whether its Michael Jordan's last jump shot as a Chicago Bull, Dr. J's spectacular baseline moves in the 1980 Finals, or a jaw-dropping dunk by Kobe Bryant, Basketball's Best Shots shows some of the greatest athletes in the world performing the most stunning, gravity-defying feats ever caught on film. Brought to you by NBA Entertainment photographers, this is basketball at its most thrilling. Including more than 300 photographs and a foreword by Walt "Clyde" Frazier, this book captures the grace, passion, and energy of one of the world's most popular sports.

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Walt Frazier, one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History, currently serves as an analyst for Madison Square Garden Network's coverage of the New York Knicks. A seven-time NBA All-Star and a member of Basketball's Hall of Fame (1987), Frazier helped lead the Knicks to two NBA championships (1970 and '73).
Published October 1, 2002 by DK ADULT. 160 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Arts & Photography, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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The first game of basketball, played in 1891 with wooden peach baskets nailed to the lower rail of a gymnasium balcony, lasted 30 minutes, during which time only one basket was scored.

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Stars such as Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and-of course-Michael Jordan appear, along with many other recognizable figures, to trace an evolution of glitziness and grit, as told through the years in still images of soaring men in short shorts and, more recently, soaring men in large, baggy shorts.

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