On the Court

On the Court

by Matt Chandler


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Take your love of basketball to the next level with On the Court-an awesome, fully illustrated look at the lives and careers of the most legendary athletes in the NBA and WNBA. From Steph Curry to Brittney Griner, this book showcases a complete dream team, with a player from each league for every position. Discover the incredible stories of how each player overcame obstacles and put in the work to make it on the court.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781646112739
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 05/19/2020
Series: Biographies of Today's Best Players
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 1,246,884
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Matt Chandler is a former newspaper journalist and six-time New York Press Association award-winner. His Sports Illustrated Kids book, Side-by-Side Baseball Stars: Comparing the Game's Greatest Players, was selected by the American Society of Journalists and Authors for its 2015 Young Adult Outstanding Book Award. Find him at mattchandlerwriting.com.

Table of Contents

Introduction viii

NBA Center Joel Embiid 1

11 WNBA Center Brittney Griner 11

Honorable Mentions 18

Anthony Davis 18

Nikola Jokic 19

Sylvia Fowles 20

Legendary Great Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 20

NBA Small Forward Hawhi Leonard 25

WNBA Small Forward Elena Delle Donne 35

Honorable Mentions 44

Jimmy Butler 44

Klay Thompson 45

Maya Moore 46

Legendary Great Larry Bird 47

NBA Power Forward LeBron James 51

WNBA Power Forward Candace Parker 61

Honorable Mentions 70

Giannis Antetokounmpo 70

Blake Griffin 71

Tina Charles 72

Legendary Great 73

Tim Duncan 73

NBA Point Guard Stephen Curry 77

WNBA Point Guard Sue Bird 87

Honorable Mentions 96

Russell Westbrook 96

Kyrie Irving 97

Courtney Vandersloot 97

Legendary Great 98

Magic Johnson 98

NBA Shooting Guard James Harden 103

WNBA Shooting Guard Diana Taurasi 113

Honorable Mentions 122

Donovan Mitchell 122

Jrue Holiday 123

Jewell Loyd 124

Legendary Great 125

Michael Jordan 125

Create Your Own Fantasy Team 128

Resources & References 130

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