Whether watching from a courtside seat or from the luxury of a living room couch, sports fans want to know exactly what's going on in between those two hoops-from what the players are thinking, to why fouls are called, to anticipating what the players are going to do before they actually do it. And there is no better man to explain the ins and outs of America's hottest sport than the Knicks' former star guard, Walt Frazier. In his inimitable voice and style, qClydeq turns it on as he describes the basics basketball in simple terms anyone can understand, and clues readers into what makes stars such as Michael Jordan so invincible. Includes exciting action photos and a wealth of qClyde's Chalk Talk, q qClyde's Record Book, q and qClyde's Tipsq sidebars.Seeing 57aquot; Spud Webb soar to the hoop and win the NBAa#39;s slam-dunk contest in 1986 was a moment few who were there in Dallas will ever forget. ... The basketball court has undergone a steady evolution, as have the gamea#39;s rules. The first game was ... If todaya#39;s courts were the original size, I might still be playing. Clydea#39;sanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Complete Idiot's Guide to Playing Basketball|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 1998-09-01|