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    The rivalry : Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the golden age of basketball

    Taylor, John, 1955-

    Explores how professional basketball was impacted by the racial tensions of the 1960s, using the stories of star players Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell to demonstrate how the game, and its players, evolved in response to those tensions.

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    ANTHONY

    Carmelo Anthony

    MacRae, Sloan.

    Describes the life of Denver Nuggets' rookie Carmelo Anthony.

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    BARKLEY

    Charles Barkley

    Dolan, Sean.

    A biography of the basketball superstar, from his childhood in Alabama through his years at Auburn University to his career with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Phoenix Suns.

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    BRYANT

    Kobe Bryant

    Bradley, Michael, 1962-

    Offers a brief overview of the life and career of NBA star Kobe Bryant.

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    BRYANT

    On the court with-- Kobe Bryant

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Presents a profile of Kobe Bryant, one of the youngest basketball players in the National Basketball Association.

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    CHAMBERLAIN

    Wilt Chamberlain

    Greenberger, Robert.

    Offers a brief introduction to the life and career of professional basketball player Wilt Chamberlain.

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    DURANT

    Kevin Durant

    Anderson, Jameson.

    Profiles the life and career of professional basketball player Kevin Durant.

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    DURANT

    Kevin Durant

    Bankston, John, 1974-

    A brief biography of professional basketball player Kevin Durant.

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    JAMES

    LeBron James

    Stewart, Mark.

    Presents a short biography of basketball great LeBron James, and chronicles his childhood, early interest in sports, and rise to stardom with the Cleveland Cavaliers.

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    JOH

    Magic Johnson : champion with a cause

    Greenberg, Keith Elliott.

    Profiles the life and career of Earvin "Magic" Johnson, the talented guard for the Los Angeles Lakers, three-time most valuable player in the National Basketball Association, and discusses his efforts to deal with the AIDS virus.

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    JORDAN

    Jump! : from the life of Michael Jordan

    Cooper, Floyd.

    Presents a picture book based on the story of how basketball great Michael Jordan worked for years to become good enough to beat his toughest competitor--his older brother Larry--at hoops.

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    JORDAN

    Michael Jordan : basketball player

    McGovern, Mike, 1954-

    Presents a short biography of basketball great, Michael Jordon and chronicles his career from the University of North Carolina and the 1982 NCAA Championship, his years with the Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards, and his influence on the game and on his fans.

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    JORDAN

    On the court with-- Michael Jordan

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Examines the life and basketball career of the high-scoring player with the Chicago Bulls, who made a brief attempt to play minor league baseball in 1994.

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    LIN

    Jeremy Lin

    Gitlin, Marty.

    Provides a brief introduction to the life and career of NBA basketball player, Jeremy Lin.

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    ONEAL

    Shaquille O'Neal

    Bernstein, Ross.

    Tells the life story of basketball player Shaquille O'Neal, describing his childhood moving from army base to army base and his rise to stardom with the Orlando Magic and Los Angeles Lakers.

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    PIPPEN

    Scottie Pippen

    McMane, Fred.

    Examines the life and basketball career of Scottie Pippen, a member of the 1992 Olympics "Dream Team" and one of the key players for the Chicago Bulls.

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    PIPPEN

    Reach higher

    Pippen, Scottie.

    The Chicago Bulls basketball star relates the story of his life, including both difficulties and triumphs, in order to encourage readers to persevere as they pursue their dreams.

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    RAP

    Top 10 basketball legends

    Rappoport, Ken.

    Profiles ten professional basketball players who are world champions or NBA all-stars.

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    ROSE

    Derrick Rose

    Sandler, Michael, 1965-

    A short biography of Derrick Rose, discussing his childhood, amateur basketball experiences, and the highlights of his professional career with the NBA, and describing his charitable work.

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    RUSSELL

    Bill Russell

    Hayhurst, Chris.

    A biography of the Boston Celtics basketball player who became the first African American player inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.

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    WADE

    Dwyane Wade

    Savage, Jeff, 1961-

    Tells the life story of basketball player Dwyane Wade, describing his childhood in Chicago and rise to stardom with the Miami Heat.

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    YAO

    On the court with-- Yao Ming

    Stout, Glenn, 1958-

    Traces the life of Yao Ming who played basketball in his native China before being drafted by the Houston Rockets in 2002 after an agreement between the government of China and NBA officials.

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