Author(s): Michael Grange
Profiles of the very best NBA players and a great history of the game. The spectacular success of the NBA is based on its stars, their performances and personalities, which excite fans game after game, championship after championship. Michael Grange has profiled the 50 greatest and most exciting of these players in Basketball's Greatest Stars. They're all here: the score-at-will centres, the quick-dishing guards, the take-it-to-the-hoop power forwards, and the three-point shooters. The book also features a chapter on the future greats who are starting on NBA hardwood now. Terrific action photographs celebrate each of these superstars, past and present. As an added bonus there are profiles of all 30 franchises which have orchestrated the league's rise to greatness. Some of the new stars in this third edition are: * Carmelo Anthony * Andrew Bynum * DeMarcus Cousins * Stephen Curry * Anthony Davis * Kevin Durant * Blake Griffin * James Harden * Kyrie Irving * Kevin Love * Greg Monroe * Rajon Rondo * Derrick Rose * Russell Westbrook * Deron Williams. Michael Grange's insightful essays cover the leading men and defining moments that have shaped the sport, the international game and the changing nature and importance of statistical analysis. Basketball's Greatest Stars is a superb book for every fan.
Michael Grange is a sports reporter and on-air personality for Sportsnet, as well as an award-winning magazine writer who has written for The New York Times and ESPN.