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Remembering Kobe Bryant: Players, Coaches, and Broadcasters Recall the Greatest Basketball Player of His Generation (Facing)

Editat de Sean Deveney Cuvânt înainte de Jerry West
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en Limba Engleză Paperback – 04 Oct 2016

"Previously published under the title: Facing Kobe Bryant"--Title page verso.

 

Let Stephen Curry, Charles Barkley, Grant Hill, Reggie Miller, and more, tell you what it was like to take the floor against one of the Greatest of All Time. With a Foreword by Jerry West, and a new tribute from the author about Kobe's tragic death.

 

When he entered the NBA in 1996 as a high-school star from Lower Merion, Pennsylvania, Kobe Bryant faced enormous expectations. No one can deny that he rose to the challenge. Today Bryant's status as a future Hall of Fame player is assured. During his stellar career, Bryant won five NBA championships; was a seventeen-time All-Star, NBA MVP, and two-time NBA Finals MVP. He led the league in scoring in 2006 and 2007.

 

Now for the first time, hear stories from opponents, teammates, and players about what it was like to go against Kobe in Remembering Kobe Bryant. Contributors include:

  • Chris Webber
  • Jeff Van Gundy
  • Rick Barry
  • Doc Rivers
  • Dwayne Wade
  • Draymond Green
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo
  • Russell Westbrook
  • Carmelo Anthony
  • And many more

Kobe Bryant was the greatest basketball player of his generation--a former schoolboy prodigy whose moves are now imitated in gyms and playgrounds around the world. Remembering Kobe Bryant provides an unprecedented glimpse into what it was like to play against one of the best of all time.

 

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9781613219775
ISBN-10: 1613219776
Pagini: 192
Dimensiuni: 140 x 210 x 15 mm
Greutate: 0.2 kg
Editura: Sports Publishing LLC
Colecția Sports Publishing
Seria Facing


Notă biografică

Sean Deveney is a journalist who has covered all aspects of sports throughout his career. Formerly with the Sporting News, he currently writes for Heavy.com, Forbes SportsMoney, and NBA Alumni. The author of Facing Michael Jordan, Fun City, Greed and Glory, and Before Wrigley Became Wrigley.

Jerry West played for the Los Angeles Lakers from 1960 to 1974, earning All-Star honors in each of those years and induction into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1980. He was the Lakers’ general manager from 1982 to 1994 and executive vice president of basketball operations from 1995 to 2000.