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    Attucks!

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    Attucks! : Oscar Robertson and the basketball team that awakened a city

    Hoose, Phillip M., 1947- author.

    "By winning the state high school basketball championship in 1955, ten teens from an Indianapolis school meant to be the centerpiece of racially segregated education in the state shattered the myth of their inferiority. Their ... coach had fashioned an unbeatable team from a group of boys born in the South and raised in poverty. Anchored by ... Oscar Robertson, a future college and NBA star, the Crispus Attucks Tigers went down in history as the first state champions from Indianapolis and the first all-black team in U.S. history to win a racially open championship tournament"--Publisher marketing.

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    Strong inside

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    Strong inside : the true story of how Perry Wallace broke college basketball's color line

    Maraniss, Andrew, author.

    In his senior year, Perry Wallace's Pearl High School basketball team won Tennessee's first racially-integrated state tournament. The world seemed to be opening up at just the right time, and when Vanderbilt University recruited Wallace to play basketball, he accepted the assignment to desegregate the Southeastern Conference. The hateful experiences he would endure on campus and in the hostile gymnasiums of the Deep South turned out to be the stuff of nightmares. Yet Wallace persisted, endured, and met this challenge head on.

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    Becoming Kareem

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    Becoming Kareem : growing up on and off the court

    Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-, author.

    "An autobiography about Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and his life growing up in New York, becoming the basketball star he's known to be, and getting involved in the world around him as an activist for social change"-- Provided by publisher.

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    Julius Erving

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    Julius Erving

    Wilker, Josh.

    Biography of the basketball player known as Dr. J, who invented the art of playing basketball above the rim.

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    Grant Hill

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    Grant Hill

    Rappoport, Ken.

    The life story of the young basketball player from Reston, Virginia, who played with the Detroit Pistons and made the 1995 NBA All-Star Game.

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    Magic Johnson

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    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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