Legends: The Best Players, Games, and Teams in Basketball (Legends: Best Players, Games, & Teams)

Interest LevelReading LevelReading A-ZATOSWord Count
Grades 4 - 8Grades 8 - 12n/a8.057054
From Magic Johnson to Michael Jordan to LeBron James to Steph Curry, ESPN's Howard Bryant presents the best from the hardwood--a collection of NBA champions and superstars for young sports fans!

Fast-paced, adrenaline-filled, and brimming with out-of-this-world athleticism, basketball has won the hearts of fans all across America—yet it is particularly popular among kids and teens. Giants of the game like Steph Curry, LeBron, and Michael Jordan have transcended the sport to become cultural icons and role models to young fans. From the cornfields of Indiana and the hills of North Carolina, to the urban sprawl of New York City, Chicago and L.A., love of the game stretches from coast to coast.

Featuring Top Ten Lists to chew on and debate, and a Top 40-style Timeline of Key Moments in Basektball History, this comprehensive collection includes the greatest dynasties, from the Bill Russell-era Celtics, to the Magic Jonson-led Lakers, to the Jordan-led Bulls, right up to the Tim Duncan-led Spurs. All the greats take flight toward the hoop in this perfect book for young fans who dream about stepping on an NBA court.

"A trove of awesome athletic feats, game-changing stars of the past and present, and rich fodder for heated arguments."--Booklist

"Hoops fans will find a goldmine of information guaranteed to deepen their basketball knowledge and their understanding of the game."--VOYA

"An easy hook for serious sports fans."--School Library Journal
Paperback, 368 pages
Published on December 26, 2017 by Puffin Books
ISBN-10: 0147512573
ISBN-13: 9780147512574
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  • iamasavage
    iamasavageThursday, March 14, 2019 at 7:55 am55 stars
    my friend had the book at my school
    • magicalpanda
      magicalpandaFriday, February 2, 2018 at 6:16 am55 stars
      • kdj35
        kdj35Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10:25 am55 stars
        It is one of the best books in my opinion and it talks about legends of the NBA
        • nei8Monday, June 5, 2017 at 11:50 am
          This book is great!

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