Return Of The King

Author: Brian Windhorst
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1538759683
Size: 31.41 MB
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Now a New York Times bestseller! The inside story of LeBron James's return and ultimate triumph in Cleveland. What really happened when LeBron James stunned the NBA by leaving a potential dynasty in Miami to come home to play with the Cleveland Cavaliers? How did the Cavs use secret meetings to put together the deal to add star Kevin Love? Who really made the controversial decision to fire coach David Blatt when the team was in first place? Where did the greatest comeback in NBA history truly begin-and end? RETURN OF THE KING takes you onto the private planes, inside the locker-room conversations, and into the middle of the intense huddles where one of the greatest stories in basketball history took place, resulting in the Cavs winning the 2016 NBA title after trailing the Golden State Warriors three games to one. You'll hear from all the characters involved: the players, the executives, the agents, and the owners as they reveal stories never before told. Get the background on all the controversies, the rivalries, and the bad blood from two reporters who were there for every day, plot twist, and social media snafu as they take you through the fascinating ride that culminated in a heart-stopping Game Seven.

Lebron James

Author: Simone Payment
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 1508182086
Size: 57.36 MB
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Fans of LeBron James will love this captivating book. They'll learn how James has been a basketball star nearly his whole life. Sports Illustrated featured him on their cover when he was just 17 years old, and he joined the Cleveland Cavaliers right out of high school. James has had a stellar career with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Miami Heat and he helped the Cavaliers finally bring a championship to Cleveland in 2016. James has also become known for his social activism. This book features full-color photographs, a fact sheet, and a timeline of his accomplishments.

Breaking Barriers

Author: Douglas Stark
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442277548
Size: 29.83 MB
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This book charts the progress of integration in basketball, from the first black professional basketball player in 1902 to the modern game. These crucial steps in the history of basketball are placed within the larger context of American history, making this book an essential addition to the literature on sports and race in America.