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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

KOBEY BRYANT

This book has made me who i am today the best NBA player in the world number 24 playing in the lakers and yes kobey bryant is me thats better than michele jordan he RETIRED he sucks and im better this book is the best if you want to play like me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...
This book has made me who i am today the best NBA player in the world number 24 playing in the lakers and yes kobey bryant is me thats better than michele jordan he RETIRED he sucks and im better this book is the best if you want to play like me!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted by Anonymous on July 14, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

This is hardly a 'for dummies' book

Years ago I read 'football for dummies' by Howie Long and today consider myself an avid and knowledgeable football fan. This book, however, comes nowhere close to accomplishing that task. The only worthwhile reason to buy this book is if you know absolutely Nothing abou...
Years ago I read 'football for dummies' by Howie Long and today consider myself an avid and knowledgeable football fan. This book, however, comes nowhere close to accomplishing that task. The only worthwhile reason to buy this book is if you know absolutely Nothing about basketball and can't find any other resources. Digger does cover (lightly) subjects like the jobs of the different positions, but doesn't spend nearly enough time on subjects like the foul rules. I still don't completely understand team/personal fouls, and that's after reading the book and watching the season this year. He spends altogether too much time on meaningless anecdotes about college games that occurred years ago, drills for coaches to run, and other topics that are of little use to someone who simply wants to understand what's happening during a telecast. I would honestly say that about 15% of this book was worth reading. If you can't find another book and think that that 15% is worth paying for, fine, but I'd recommend you seek out other resources first. Very disappointing.

posted by Anonymous on June 14, 2004

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2005

    worst book ever

    This is the worst book I have ever read. My grandmother could give better information about basketball than this book. It barely covers the basics. I saved money for a piece of trash.

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    Posted January 29, 2010

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