The NBA: A History of Hoops: The Story of the Boston Celtics

The NBA: A History of Hoops: The Story of the Boston Celtics

by Jim Whiting


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Basketball is known for its fast-breaking, buzzer-beating action, and Creative Education is known for its stellar sports publishing. That excitement is captured—and that tradition continued—in The NBA: A History of Hoops, a series celebrating all 30 franchises of the National Basketball Association. With thrilling texts, interesting side panels, and lively player profiles set alongside vibrant photos, every team's origins, stars, greatest triumphs, and most unforgettable moments can be experienced like never before. This title provides an informative narration of the Boston Celtics professional basketball team's history from its 1946 founding to today, spotlighting memorable players and reliving dramatic events.

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ISBN-13: 9781628320091
Publisher: Creative Company, The
Publication date: 01/27/2015
Series: NBA: A History of Hoops Series
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 1,174,448
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1210L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Irish Eyes Are Smiling 8

Building A Dynasty 16

Down and Up Again 22

Bird In the Celtics Nest 30

Returning To Greatness 40

Index 48

Courtside Stories

The First Celtic 11

The Importance Of Being Big 21

The Fabulous Fifth 24

Playing Checkers 32

Twin Tragedies 37


Red Auerbach 12

Sob Cousy 15

Bill Russell 18

John Havlecek 26

Larry Bird 35

Paul Pierce 43

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