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Steve fainaru, espn senior writer and author of league of denial and big boy rules in his groundbreaking book the soul of basketball, ian thomsen has crafted. The nba rulebook states that if an offensive player causes contact with a. A detailed index makes it easy to find any rule you want to explore, and diagrams of court dimensions and referees official signals are also included. Its easy to create your fiction book using materials you have written in word, from your blog pages or photosillustrations you have collected. In 2009 it also won the dorothy canfield fisher childrens book award. At many places in the text, there are approved rulings which serve to supplement and illustrate the basic language of the rules. The atlantic bill simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as espns the. Loss of five yards each time out in each half being in excess of three. The word flagrant, when used here to describe an action by a player, is.
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National basketball association rule book for the 201112 season. Stu jackson, executive vice president, basketball operations. Published in 2009, it covers the history of the national basketball association nba. Basketballteen fiction, sports teen fiction, books. Suzanna arundhati roy born 24 november 1961 is an indian author best known for her novel the god of small things 1997, which won the man booker prize for fiction in 1997 and became the bestselling book by a nonexpatriate indian author. In the 2011 2012 official rules of the nba you will learn the definition of what term on page 21. I downloaded it on my phone and read it basically everydaydidnt take me long to get through it. Each is headed by an abbreviation, followed by a number e. The victory machine is a defining book on the modern nba. Quick picks for reluctant young adult readers young. Knight says his favorite word is no, and points to speeches by lincoln and eisenhower, among others, that inspire by urging caution and honesty. How the national book awards made themselves irrelevant. The nba according to the sports guy paperback december 7, 2010.
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