Basketball

From tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guide

by Clive Gifford

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Featuring dynamic step-by-step design, practical advice on all aspects of the game from an expert author, and action-packed photography featuring today’s inspirational pros, this book is a practical and accessible guide that will help young players of all levels to reach their full potential. Starting with the basic rules and equipment, and covering essential skills such as passing, dribbling, shooting, scoring, and defense as well as more sophisticated topics such as drills and team offense—this guide covers all of the key elements with easy-to-follow instructions that are sure to improve the all-round play of any young basketball player. The detailed instruction is enhanced with features about the all-time great players, the NBA, and unusual versions of the sport. Whether it’s a young player just starting or a more experienced player who wants to advance their skills, this book is the perfect guide to hoops for basketball lovers of all ages.

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by Clive Gifford

Clive Gifford is an award-winning author who has written hundreds of articles and more than 100 books. For Kingfisher, CliveÕs titles include The Kingfisher Motorsports Encyclopedia, The Kingfisher Football Encyclopedia, Football, Football Skills, Golf and Olympics. Clive lives in  Manchester, England.

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Basketball
From tip-off to slam dunk--the essential guide
by Clive Gifford

Hardcover

Hardcover
Kingfisher
September 2012
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780753468722
ISBN10: 0753468727
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
8 1/2 x 10 5/6 inches, 64 pages, full color photos and artwork
Age Range: 8 and up
Grade Range: 3 and up
$15.99
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