Ultimate Basketball by DK Publishing
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Ultimate Basketball is a fascinating and in-depth look at the sport from its humble beginnings in 1891 to the multimillion-dollar global business of today. Follow a decade-by-decade chronology of the sport, read about legendary coaches and players, team dynasties, the fanciest locker room, and the most important stats and rules of the game. Everything you need to know about basketball is in this action-packed, fully illustrated one-of-a-kind volume.
 

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John Hareas is an experienced and celebrated NBA author, having compiled the official 2004 NBA Championships book Blue Collar Champions, as well as other NBA finals/championship retrospectives in other years. He has written numerous books about the NBA and its greatest players. His titles include NBA's Greatest, NBA Reader, Basketball, All-Star Allen Iverson, NBA Slam, and many other great NBA books. Paul Grushkin is the author of The Art of Rock, the standard work in the field of rock posters, and its bestselling followup, Art of Modern Rock. He is the author of several other books in the field of rock history and memorabilia, including Grateful Dead: The Official Book of the Deadheads and Treasures of the Hard Rock Cafe. A former archivist for promoter Bill Graham, he has more than two decades' experience at the forefront of rock merchandising, having mounted campaigns for top acts and created his own Phantom clothing line.
 
Published November 1, 2003 by DK ADULT. 160 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Sports & Outdoors, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Marking the centennial of the publication of The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Ultimate Peter Rabbit: A Visual Guide to the World of Beatrix Potter by Camilla Hallinan brings together more than 3oo illustrations, original sketches and memorabilia.

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vessels and vehicles Offering a look not just under the hood, but everywhere inside cars--and trains, tanks, rescue vehicles and more--The Ultimate Book of Cross-Sections offers abundant visual detail and many small blocks of explanatory text: it's as if 10 of the Look Inside Cross-sections books...

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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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