These are 10 of the most popular titles in Basketball Nonfiction at KDL this month!

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Top 25 Basketball Skills, Tips, and Tricks (Top 25 Sports Skills, Tips, and Tricks)
John Albert Torres

SPORTS BASKETBALL J796.323 TOR

“Discusses basketball skills, including techniques for shooting, passing, dribbling, rebounding, and defense, and provides drills, fun tricks, and tips from the pros”—Provided by publisher.


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When the Game Was Ours
Larry Bird,Earvin Johnson Jr.,Jackie MacMullan

SPORTS BASKETBALL BIR

With intimate, fly-on-the-wall detail, “When the Game Was Ours” transports readers to an electric era of basketball and reveals for the first time the inner workings of two players—Larry Bird and Earvin “Magic Johnson”—dead set on besting one another.


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Hoop Genius: How a Desperate Teacher and a Rowdy Gym Class Invented Basketball (Carolrhoda Picture Books)
John Coy

SPORTS BASKET JNF COY

Reveals how James Naismith came to invent basketball at a Springfield, Massachusetts, high school in 1891 while teaching a rowdy gym class.


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The Perfect Game: How Villanova's Shocking 1985 Upset of Mighty Georgetown Changed the Landscape of College Hoops Forever
Frank Fitzpatrick

SPORTS BASKETBALL FIT

How Villanova’s shocking nineteen-hundred and eighty-five upset of mighty Georgetown changed the landscape of college hoops forever


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Play Basketball Like a Pro: Key Skills and Tips (Play Like the Pros (Sports Illustrated for Kids))
Nate LeBoutillier

SPORTS BASKET JNF LEB

“Provides instructional tips on how to improve one’s basketball skills, including quotes and advice from professional coaches and athletes”—Provided by publisher.


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Outside Shot: Big Dreams, Hard Times, and One County's Quest for Basketball Greatness
Keith O'Brien

SPORTS BASKET OBR

A first book by a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist traces the experiences of the coach and four top seniors from the once-prestigious Scott County High School basketball team in Central Kentucky, documenting their effort to recover from a painful slump related to the economy, racial and religious tensions and other community divides.


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The Ultimate Collection of Pro Basketball Records (Sports Illustrated Kids: for the Record)
Tyler Omoth

SPORTS BASKET JNF OMO

Presents information about basketball records, including most rebounds in a single season, most personal fouls, and most playoff games played.


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Michigan State Spartans (Inside College Basketball)
J. Chris Roselius

SPORTS BASKETBALL J796.3236 ROS

Describes the history, great players, and great coaches of Michigan State University basketball.


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Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Jack McCallum

SPORTS BASKET MCC

A Sports Illustrated writer and author of 7 Seconds or Less documents the story of the Olympic squad that won the gold at the 1992 Barcelona Games, assessing the achievements and legacy of forefront NBA contributors.


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The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy
Bill Simmons

SPORTS BASKETBALL SIM

Bill Simmons, the from-the-womb hoops addict known to millions as ESPN.com’s Sports Guy, offers in a single volume his wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining look at the past, present, and future of pro basketball.


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