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Three-Ring Circus
Kobe, Shaq, Phil, and the Crazy Years of the Lakers Dynasty
Jeff Pearlman - 2020-09-22
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The story of the Lakers dynasty from 1996 through 2004, when Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O’Neal combined—and collided—to help bring the Lakers three straight championships and restore the franchise as a powerhouseIn the history of modern sport, there have never been two high-level teammates who loathed each other the way Shaquille O’Neal loathed Kobe...
Harrison Faigen
2022-08-21T01:03:30.000Z
@garciamegan_ It's such a good book      source
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Blood in the Garden
The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks
Chris Herring - 2022-01-18
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The definitive history of the 1990s New York Knicks, illustrating how Pat Riley, Patrick Ewing, John Starks, Charles Oakley, and Anthony Mason resurrected the iconic franchise through oppressive physicality and unmatched grit.For nearly an entire generation, the New York Knicks have been a laughingstock franchise. Since 2001, they’ve spent more mon...
Harrison Faigen
2022-07-28T16:56:25.000Z
This book was awesome, I'm hyped for this show @Herring_NBA      source
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Seven Seconds or Less
My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns
Jack McCallum - 2007-05-01 (first published in 2006)
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Sports Illustrated's chief NBA writer, Jack McCallum, only planned to spend the preseason with the Phoenix Suns as an "assistant coach" -- and then write a story about his experiences. Instead, he stayed on with the Suns throughout their exciting and controversial 2005-2006 season. Gaining access to everything from locker-room chats with superstar ...
Harrison Faigen
2022-05-04T21:08:23.000Z
One of my favorite sports books -- or books -- ever, and a fascinating look at what it's really like inside coaches meetings and a team.      source
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Race to the Bottom
How the NBA’s Tanking Era Changed the League Forever
Jake Fischer - 2021-05-04
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A singular, transcendent talent can change the fortunes of a basketball franchise faster than in any other sport. For NBA teams, three avenues exist for acquiring those pivotal superstars: signing players in free agency, adding them via trade, or hand-selecting them through the draft. One only has to look toward the outright fanfare surrounding rec...
Harrison Faigen
2022-05-04T17:46:24.000Z
This book was such a fun read, would highly recommend it to any NBA fan      source
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Laker Tails
The Ultimate Bedtime Fanthology
Lynn Markham - 2019-01-01
Harrison Faigen
2020-11-02T18:07:21.000Z
The book is a ton of fun, with amazing illustrations from Cerise and all kinds of little inside jokes for parents (like Charles BARKley dropping donuts while getting dunked on).      source
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The Alchemist
25th Anniversary Edition
Paulo Coelho - 2014-09-09 (first published in 1988)
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Paulo Coelho's enchanting novel has inspired a devoted following around the world. This story, dazzling in its powerful simplicity and inspiring wisdom, is about an Andalusian shepherd boy named Santiago who travels from his homeland in Spain to the Egyptian desert in search of a treasure buried in the Pyramids. What starts out as a journey to find...
Harrison Faigen
2019-06-13T16:01:30.000Z
@jeaniezk @AnthonyIrwinLA @LakerFilmRoom I do honestly love that book      source
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Giannis
The Improbable Rise of an NBA MVP
Mirin Fader - 2021-08-10
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Discover the story of one of the most transcendent players in NBA history–from his early life living in poverty in Greece to his inspiring rise to super-stardom in America.As the face of the NBA's new world order, Giannis Antetokounmpo has overcome unfathomable obstacles to become a symbol of hope for people all over the world, the personification ...