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The Outside Shot

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2009

    I Also Recommend:

    If You Like Basketball.. read---> (The Outside Shot)

    The Book I read was "the outside shot" by Walter Dean Myers. It's about a young adult named Lonnie Jackson, he gets drafted to play college Basketball at a mid-western college. When he gets to college, he meets a room mate named Colin Young and they become best friends. So through out the book he starts running into lots of problems. He meets a girl named Sherry and she ends up as his girl friend, then their off and on. Then he starts to blow off his basketball games because he gambles on them, His grades start to fall. Then he's trying to be a role modle for this kid named Eddie. He gets in a fight with his coach and can't play. Just alot of drama in the book. But if you want to know what happends at the end of the book you have to read The outside Shot. But you have to read Hoops to understand The Outside shot.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 23, 2005

    Outside Shot Review

    I've read 'The Outside Shot' by Walter Dean Myers. Myers has written another great basketball novel. This book is about a kid in Harlem, New York who gets a scholarship to a college in Indiana. Lonnie faces many challenges at Monteclare. He is short on cash, he is trying to make the basketball team, he has a crush on a girl and so much more. I reccomend this book to any b-ball lover, it will sure intrest you.The outside shot is the sequal to Hoops, Slam! is also a basketball book written by Walter Dean Myers. This story is told on Lonnie's point of veiw. Myers really knows how to put yourself in someone elses shoes who really loves basketball. Mike A

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 2, 2004

    Great Book like Love And Basketball

    This book is absuloutely AMAZING, its about a kid named Lonnie who goes to college and plays ball along the way he gets in to some trouble falls in love and is a hero

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2003

    Moving and Inspirational!

    This book was a great sequel to hoops and inspired me to try and get a scholarship in Basketball. It was humorous and taught that basketball was not a one-man game. I enjoyed Collin, Lonnie roommate in college because he stuck with him. Enjoy!

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