Kids can dribble, shoot, and swish with hours of gaming fun in this new guide! Featuring thirty puzzles, this fun and educational book is a must-have for basketball players and fans. Children will learn the rules of basketball, the history of this popular sport, and tips for enhancing their game, as well as:
The inspirational stories of basketball stars of yesterday and today
Various offensive and defensive plays
Up-to-date statistics and records of NBA teams
The scoop on the NCAA, WNBA, and Olympic basketball
Fun basketball alternatives like "Around the World," "Street Ball," and "H-O-R-S-E"
Most importantly, this guide shows kids the importance of teamwork and motivates them to stay active and healthy. This book will score points with kids and parents alike!
About the author
Bob Schaller is an award-winning sports writer and the author of thirty-five books, including The State of the Game with Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum and UCLA legend John Wooden, and What Though the Odds with Notre Dame alum Haley Scott DeMaria. He is currently a contributing writer for several magazines and online news sites, including Skating, Splash, USA Gymnastics, and USA Hockey. He has a master’s degree and is working toward a PhD in communications. He lives in Lubbock, Texas.
Dave Harnish is the head basketball coach at Western Nebraska College. His teams have won the Region IX Tournament twelve times to advance to the national tournament, and have won at least thirty games ten times. They have not lost more than nine games in a season since 1993. He lives in Scottsbluff, NE.
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