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The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds - Pete Axthelm, Rick Telander
The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds
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Pete Axthelm follows the 1969–70 season of the New York Knicks and provides a parallel focus on basketball as it was then played in the black neighborhoods of New York City. Throughout, he writes clearly, intelligently, and passionately about the game, bringing alive the players’ efforts,... show more
Pete Axthelm follows the 1969–70 season of the New York Knicks and provides a parallel focus on basketball as it was then played in the black neighborhoods of New York City. Throughout, he writes clearly, intelligently, and passionately about the game, bringing alive the players’ efforts, accomplishments, and failures.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780803259348 (0803259344)
Publisher: Bison Books
Pages no: 218
Edition language: English
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4.0 The City Game: Basketball from the Garden to the Playgrounds
Been awhile since I read this but memory tells me I enjoyed the stories of the playground legends (Earl "the Goat" Manigault, Herman "the Helicopter" Rawlings and several others) more than the back story of the Knicks championship season. A good read if you can find a copy...
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