Top of the World: The Inside Story of the Boston Celtics' Amazing One-Year Turnaround to Become NBA Champions

Top of the World: The Inside Story of the Boston Celtics' Amazing One-Year Turnaround to Become NBA Champions

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by Peter May
     
 

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I’m on top of the world!” shouted Kevin Garnett after the Boston Celtics demolished the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers for a league-leading seventeenth NBA championship. Peter May chronicles the amazing run of the team, who went from having the second-worst record in 2007 to leading the pack in 2008.

Drawing on interviews with the players, Coach Doc

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I’m on top of the world!” shouted Kevin Garnett after the Boston Celtics demolished the heavily favored Los Angeles Lakers for a league-leading seventeenth NBA championship. Peter May chronicles the amazing run of the team, who went from having the second-worst record in 2007 to leading the pack in 2008.

Drawing on interviews with the players, Coach Doc Rivers, and General Manager Danny Ainge, May charts the pivotal moments of the Celtics’ magical season. From rebuilding the team to capping off their stunning year with another championship, Top of the World brings readers every key moment of the Celtics’ wild ride.

Editorial Reviews

It wasn't that the Boston Celtics had never won before: In fact, this proud franchise had previously snared no fewer than 16 NBA titles. But the 2007-8 championship season was special because it marked one of the greatest turnarounds in professional sports history. The previous year, the Celtics had been the doormats of the league, finishing 24-58, including a franchise-record losing streak that extended more than a month. This heartening reprise recaps the team's surge back to the top.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786726868
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Publication date:
10/28/2008
Sold by:
Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,138,171
File size:
331 KB

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Meet the Author

Peter May covered the Boston Celtics for nearly twenty-five years for the Boston Globe and the Hartford Courant. He lives in Massachusetts.

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Top of the World: The Inside Story of the Boston Celtics' Amazing One-Year Turnaround to Become NBA Champions 3.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
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KG should retire along with Paul Pierce cause they are both old and almost useless.
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This is great
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