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Unguarded: My Forty Years Surviving in the NBA

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For forty years, he has been the Quiet Man of the NBA. As a rookie, he was overshadowed by two pretty fair guards who entered the league
at the same time: Jerry West and Oscar Robertson. As a veteran, he was -- both figuratively and literally -- a coach on the floor, but he had the misfortune to play for several struggling teams. As a general manager, he won a championshi...more
ebook, 304 pages
Published September 1st 2001 by Simon & Schuster (first published 2001)
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Judd Vance
I have had this book for a few years and never could get interested in reading it. While I have always liked Lenny Wilkens and agreed he was a great coach and player. The problem was, Wilkens isn't a really animated person, and never seemed, shall I say, exciting?

After reading Terry Pluto and Bob Ryan's "Forty-Eight Minutes", a book outlining the details between a 1987 game between Cleveland and Boston, I got to see Wilkens operate on the sideline. I tend to follow themes when reanding balketbal...more
David Barney
Great read about a humble player/coach
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