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Basketball for Dummies


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Prologue: Digger the Player, to Digger the Coach, to Digger the Fan xxiii Introduction 1 Part I: Basketball 101 5 Chapter 1: Bare-Bones Basketball 7 Chapter 2: The Wear and Where of Basketball 17 Chapter 3: The Rules 29 Chapter 4: Statistics 45 Part II: The Fundamentals of Basketball 65 Chapter 5: Shooting 67 Chapter 6: Offense 87 Chapter 7: Defense 109 Chapter 8: Rebounding 145 Chapter 9: Moves, Plays, and Strategies 161 Part III: The Game 179 Chapter 10: Pickup Basketball 181 Chapter 11: High School Basketball 199 Chapter 12: College Basketball 213 Chapter 13: Professional Basketball 233 Chapter 14: International Basketball 257 Part IV: And You Don?t Have to Pick Up a Ball 277 Chapter 15: You Don?t Need to Play to Be a Fan 279 Chapter 16: Filling Out Your NCAA Tournament Bracket 295 Part V: The Part of Tens 317 Chapter 17: Ten Games That Changed the Course of Basketball History 319 Chapter 18: Ten Best Basketball Websites 327 Chapter 19: Ten NBA Legends 331 Chapter 20: Ten Important Dates in Basketball History 337 Part VI: Appendixes 345 Appendix A: Glossary of Basketball Terms 347 Appendix B: Drilling the Basics 357 Index 373

About the Author

Richard "Digger" Phelps is the former coach of the NotreDame Fighting Irish men's basketball team. Today, he's a collegebasketball analyst for ESPN. John Walters is a writer at The Daily, aniPad-only national publication. He was a reporter and staff writerat Sports Illustrated for 14 years. Tim Bourret is the sports information director at ClemsonUniversity.

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