The Basketball Hall of Fame's Hoop Facts and Stats: Records and Stories from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

The Basketball Hall of Fame's Hoop Facts and Stats: Records and Stories from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

by Alex Sachare

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Overview

The Basketball Hall of Fame's Hoop Facts and Stats: Records and Stories from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame by Alex Sachare

Who holds the record for the most points scored in a regular season NBA game?

  • In a playoff game?
  • Which team began as the Tri-Cities Blackhawks?
  • How many teams comprise the WNBA?
  • Which college team sustained an 88-game winning streak?
  • Which team broke it?
  • Who was the first woman ever to try out for an NBA team?
  • Who were the first women inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame?
  • Why is a basket 10 feet high?

Here's the answer to every kid's hoop dream: an awesome collection of records, statistics, biographies, championship titles, and tidbits, enabling you to test your basketball knowledge while learning all about the legends of the game. It's a superstar slam dunk of facts, figures, and high-flying fun!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471192664
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 11/07/1997
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.02(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.65(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

ALEX SACHARE is a former sports writer for the Associated Press. He has worked for the NBA and as a columnist and editor of Hoop and Inside Stuff magazines. He is also the author of several books on basketball for both kids and adults.

Table of Contents

Ten Records that May Never Be Broken.

NBA Records.

College Records.

Women's Basketball.

High School Highlights.

The Dream Team and the Global Game.

Nicknames.

Super Streaks and Fantastic Finishes.

Appendices.

Index.

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