Guys Lit Wire: Black and White by Paul VolponiIt seems like no better time to talk about three really solid YA novels where basketball plays a huge part in the story. What makes a good basketball book is that the characters are fully fleshed, complex, and dynamic in addition to their passion and skills for the game. Basketball is a big part of the story, but what happens on the court is not the entirety of the story. Twin boys Josh and Jordan are awesome on the court. The twelve-year-olds come from a family where basketball is important and where basketball is a respected pursuit.
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Born and raised in Chicago Heights, Illinois, Joseph Sherman is a New York-based photographer that chooses to document one very specific thing. An avenue to escape my circumstances as black male in our society. I always knew I wasn't going to go to the NBA. But I knew when I got my very first camera that I would use it as a tool to document the game I loved. I never knew it would take me this far.
Full disclosure: I only became a raving lunatic basketball fan a few months ago. Caught up in the DubNation madness i. And omg is the reading good. Although a sublime analyst and sportscaster, Simmons is a fan first, and writes with that passion, humor and know-it-all-ness I love in someone talking about their sport. Per the authors, women took up basketball in the late s, as soon as it was invented, and more women in the 20 and 21st century have played b-ball than any other sport. When the Game Was Ours. Also, lots of fun pictures the shorts were so short!
Both dream of college scholarships and the NBA. One robbery goes awry as the victim is shot and left for dead. Not long after, the police arrest the one they feel pulled the trigger. They have the wrong guy, who struggles with whether to turn in his teammate and good friend. His teammate, on the other hand, struggles with doing the right thing.