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Author Ingram, Scott.
Title A basketball all-star / Scott Ingram.
Pub Info Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2005.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 796.32 Ing     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J 796.323 Ing     WITHDRAWN
Descript 48 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 27 cm.
Series The making of a champion
Making of a champion.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.7 2 2 86972
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 47) and index.
Contents A worldwide sport -- Basketball beginnings -- The growth of the NBA -- Changes in the rules -- Basketball basics -- Coaching -- Nutrition for athletes -- Running -- Flexibility -- Basketball fitness : strength -- Injuries and recovery -- Skills : dribbling -- Skills : passing -- Skills : shooting -- On offense -- Transition -- Getting position -- Game day -- Olympic dreams -- Being a champion -- Records.
Introduces the professional and Olympic sport of basketball, and includes a brief history; describes the skills and tactics used and how to reach the highest levels; and highlights or lists some of top players, coaches and teams.
Subject National Basketball Association -- Juvenile literature.
Basketball -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Basketball players -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 1403453632 (lib. bdg.)
9781403453631 (lib. bdg.)
1403455473 (pbk.)
9781403455475 (pbk.)
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