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    Bird on Basketball (Paperback) By (author) Larry Bird, By (author) John Bischoff


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    DescriptionLarry Bird, the NBAs Most Valuable Player for the three years 19841986 and the Boston Celtics star since 1979, shares his insights on one of Americas favorite games. Now completely updated to include statistics and photographs from the 1987-88 season, Bird on Basketball puts fans right on the court. With over 100 dramatic action photos, charts, and diagrams, this how-to guide covers all the building blocks of the gamepassing, shooting, defense, dribbling, and reboundingfrom a champions point of view. But as every fan knows, Larry Bird doesnt just play basketballhe wins. Bird pounds the boards, charges fearlessly to the hoop, and plays a bruising brand of defense. Yet his true strength is his mastery of the games subtle elements. In Bird on Basketball he emphasizes the little things that add up to big victories with tips on moving without the ball, rebound positioning, court sense, being a team player, and training. Bird on Basketball is an all-out effort to give fans and students of the game an inside look at how basketball should be played.

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    Bird on Basketball
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Larry Bird, By (author) John Bischoff
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 213 mm
    Height: 223 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 500 g
    ISBN 13: 9780201142099
    ISBN 10: 0201142090

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.4
    BIC subject category V2: BGS
    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: WSJM
    DC21: 796.323
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: SPO004000
    LC classification: GV885.B544
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    The Perseus Books Group
    Imprint name
    Da Capo Press Inc
    Publication date
    21 January 1988
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, MA
    Table of contents
    * Introduction * The Bird Effect * World on a String * Pass First, Ask Questions Later * Sharpshooting * D Isnt for Defense * Larry Birds Career Highlights * Bound!!! * Moving With the Ball and Other Class Acts * It Takes a Team * Law and Order * The Man They Call Coach