by Michael Hurley


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Discover some amazing facts about your favorite sports stars and test your sporting knowledge in this Fantastic Sports Facts series. Which famous players wear lucky shorts? How much are the top players paid? What is the highest-scoring game in NBA history? Read Basketball to reveal the answers to all these questions and more!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410951113
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2013
Series: Fantastic Sports Facts
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.80(d)
Lexile: 810L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Michael Hurley has authored many nonfiction books for young people. He is an enthusiastic sports fan and can often be seen cheering on his favorite team.

Table of Contents

Basketball Basics 4

Highest-Scoring Game 6

Lucky Shorts 8

Most Famous Team 10

Unusual World Record 12

Highest Earners 14

Time Testers 16

Origins of Basketball 18

Dream Team 20

Tallest and Shortest 22

Great Players 24

Quiz 28

Glossary 30

Find Out More 31

Index 32

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