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Big Guys Don't Shrink: Basketball's Best Quotes And Quips

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"Celebrating the wit, wisdom and whimsy of playing the game well- or sometimes very badly."

Basketball players may just be the most talented athletes in all of team sports. But in truth, it's a simple game. As legendary NCAA coach Abe Lemons remarked, "There are really only two plays, 'Romeo and Juliet' and put the darn ball in the basket."

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Paperback, 176 pages
Published September 12th 2008 by Firefly Books
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Evan North
There are no spoilers to be given in this book. Overall, this is a quick read, and one I did enjoy, but I can't recommend it. There are probably legitimate basketball books out there. This one isn't that great. It focuses in on people that most find obnoxious for a LOT of quotes (Charles Barkley and Sam Mitchell), too much on Shaq, and not enough on guys like Reggie Miller, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Johnson, or underrated guys. I like some quotes from here, like "Strength is my biggest weakness," b ...more
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By the age of ten Eric Zweig was already a budding sports fanatic who was filling his school news books with game reports instead of current events. Eric’s first book, Hockey Night in the Dominion of Canada (1992), was an historical novel set in the early days of professional hockey. He has been working with Dan Diamond and Associates, consulting publisher to the National Hockey League, since 1996 ...more
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