Got Game: Living Life Above The Rim

Got Game: Living Life Above The Rim

by Pat Williams, James D. Denney
     
 

Got Game draws profound and practical life lessons from the world of NBA Basketball and the words of Christian NBA stars. With powerful quotes, funny anecdotes, and dramatic stories, this book puts the reader right at center court, offering a first-hand look at life in the NBA. Read many insights to motivate the reader to live a supercharged, entusiastic,

Overview

Got Game draws profound and practical life lessons from the world of NBA Basketball and the words of Christian NBA stars. With powerful quotes, funny anecdotes, and dramatic stories, this book puts the reader right at center court, offering a first-hand look at life in the NBA. Read many insights to motivate the reader to live a supercharged, entusiastic, rewarding life - a life "above the rim." And who better to write this book than Pat Williams? He's the past general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, the Chicago Bulls, the Atlanta Hawks, and is currently executive vice president of the team he helped establish, the Orlando Magic.

Inside you'll find a strong Christian message that is not preachy or religious-sounding. Each of the eight chapters focuses on one aspect of the game of basketball as a metaphor to illustrate an important truth about life and the Christian faith. sample chapters include

Fast Break

Keep Out of Foul Trouble

Home Court Advantage

Above The Rim

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780849957550
Publisher:
Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date:
02/08/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 8.08(h) x 0.51(d)

Meet the Author

Pat Williams is the senior executive vice president of the Orlando Magic basketball franchise. He is widely recognized throughout the sports world as a consummate promoter and astute talent scout. His zany antics and endless imagination have inspired the Magic's phenomenal success from their very first NBA season. No other general manager in professional sports has both wrestled a bear and traded Pistol Pete Maravich. While Williams enjoys a widespread reputation in world wide sporting circles, many consider him to be one of this country's premier motivational and humorous speakers. Pat and his wife Ruth, currently reside in Winter Park, Florida. They have nineteen children. Fourteen of the children have been adopted. Four are from South Korea, four are from the Philippines, two from Romania and four from Brazil. Their age range is 11-25.

Free-lance writer Jim Denney has written more than 40 books with a number of different authors, including Super Bowl champion Reggie White, Star Trek actress Grace Lee Whitney, supermodel Kim Alexis, and Orlando Magic executive Pat Williams. He lives in California with his wife and two children.

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