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The Resource Loose balls : the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen, Terry Pluto

Loose balls : the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen, Terry Pluto

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Loose balls : the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen
Title
Loose balls
Title remainder
the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen
Statement of responsibility
Terry Pluto
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the league from 1967 to 1976 told in the words of players, writers, and coaches
Summary
Capturing the legendary days of the American Basketball Association in the words of players, officials, commentators, owners, and coaches, this oral history weaves memories of the red, white, and blue ball, fortunes lost, and stars discovered
Tone
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202318
Cataloging source
OCO
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1955-
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Pluto, Terry
Dewey number
796.323640973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • American Basketball Association (1967-1976)
  • American Basketball Association (1967-1976)
Target audience
adult
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the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association
Label
Loose balls : the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen, Terry Pluto
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Fireside book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening gambits: Birth pangs ; The ball ; The first jumper ; The shakeout begins ; Finding players ; Opening tip ; The 3-pointer ; Larry and Doug ; The Hawk ; Bad times in Oakland ; First-year notebook: 1967-68 ; The $1.3 million glass ring: an ABA “success” story ; The leaders crumble ; Second-year notebook: 1968-69 ; Saved from the brink ; Washington: first in war, first in peace, and third in the Western division? ; Sideshow in Miami ; Third-year notebook: 1969-70 ; Raiding the refs ; The Indiana Pacers: the Boston Celtics of the ABA - Middle game: Star wars ; Fourth-year notebook: 1970-71 ; The stars rise in L.A., but shine in Utah ; The meanest men in the ABA ; Fifth-year notebook: 1971-72 ; Enter the Doctor ; From the sublime to...Johnny Neumann ; Memphis follies ; Sixth-year notebook: 1972-73 ; Carolina: where the Cougars roamed ; Wendell Ladner: an ABA original ; Seventh-year notebook: 1973-74 ; Coach Chamberlain ; Doctor J and the rest ; The rivalry ; A big move spurs a Texas rival - Endgame: The legend of Doctor J ; Moses Malone: the ultimate underclassman ; The Kentucky Colonels: the ABA's frontline team ; Eighth-year notebook: 1974-75 ; The wildest team of them all ; Escape claws ; Denver: a rock in the ABA ; Ninth-year notebook: 1975-76 ; Down the tubes with Virginia ; The last championship ; Surrender ; Aftermath
Control code
16744810
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Fireside ed.
Extent
450 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780671673901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm25540696
Label
Loose balls : the short, wild life of the American Basketball Association : as told by the players, coaches, and movers and shakers who made it happen, Terry Pluto
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "A Fireside book."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Opening gambits: Birth pangs ; The ball ; The first jumper ; The shakeout begins ; Finding players ; Opening tip ; The 3-pointer ; Larry and Doug ; The Hawk ; Bad times in Oakland ; First-year notebook: 1967-68 ; The $1.3 million glass ring: an ABA “success” story ; The leaders crumble ; Second-year notebook: 1968-69 ; Saved from the brink ; Washington: first in war, first in peace, and third in the Western division? ; Sideshow in Miami ; Third-year notebook: 1969-70 ; Raiding the refs ; The Indiana Pacers: the Boston Celtics of the ABA - Middle game: Star wars ; Fourth-year notebook: 1970-71 ; The stars rise in L.A., but shine in Utah ; The meanest men in the ABA ; Fifth-year notebook: 1971-72 ; Enter the Doctor ; From the sublime to...Johnny Neumann ; Memphis follies ; Sixth-year notebook: 1972-73 ; Carolina: where the Cougars roamed ; Wendell Ladner: an ABA original ; Seventh-year notebook: 1973-74 ; Coach Chamberlain ; Doctor J and the rest ; The rivalry ; A big move spurs a Texas rival - Endgame: The legend of Doctor J ; Moses Malone: the ultimate underclassman ; The Kentucky Colonels: the ABA's frontline team ; Eighth-year notebook: 1974-75 ; The wildest team of them all ; Escape claws ; Denver: a rock in the ABA ; Ninth-year notebook: 1975-76 ; Down the tubes with Virginia ; The last championship ; Surrender ; Aftermath
Control code
16744810
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st Fireside ed.
Extent
450 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780671673901
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm25540696

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