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Chaney: Playing for a Legend by Donald Hunt

NBA stars Eddie Jones (Miami Heat) and Aaron McKie (Philadelphia 76ers) played together at Temple University for Hall of Fame coach John Chaney. With an assist from Donald Hunt, these two athletes share their experiences, life lessons and challenges posed and met by their demanding coach. Along the way, they reveal a hidden side to this basketball icon and offer lessons of their own for athletes of all ages.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572439139
Publisher: Triumph Books
Publication date: 09/28/2006
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Donald Hunt is a sportswriter for the Philadelphia Tribune who was named the Journalist of the Year by the National Associational of Black Journalists in 2011. Aaron McKie is a former NBA player and an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers. He played college basketball at Temple University under John Chaney. Eddie Jones is a former professional basketball player who was a three-time NBA All-Star. He played college basketball at Temple University under John Chaney. John Chaney is a former college basketball coach who won a national title at Temple University in 1978. He was elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001. Bill Cosby is a comedian and a graduate of Temple University.

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Chaney: Playing for a Legend 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I like a lot about this book how in certain chapter like the beginning through middle don't only give Chaney but Aaron Mckie and Eddie Jones thoughts to. How chapter 1 talks about Chaney life the big star he was in Philadelphia. But in chapter one and two that's when Eddie AND Aaron thoughts come in and the book get real good because you get another point of view. In some chapters where they talk about Aaron and Eddie life comes up and you get both there views and Chaney. Overall this was a good book I didn't dislike nothing about it. what I really like is how I kind get to learn more of my city from this book from how big Chaney Eddie and Aaron was. I like how it still talks about Chaney Eddie and Aaron outside of basketball. how what they did to the community when they all retire. How what they all did to the community of Philadelphia while they were in the NBA to make it better and Chaney was still coaching. I highly recommend every to buy this book. If your a big temple fan this book is a yes. You get a chance to learn about temples best life and thoughts.