Historical Dictionary of Basketball (Historical Dictionaries by John Grasso

By John Grasso

In lower than a hundred and twenty years an task invented via one guy to relieve wintry weather boredom for a school health club classification has advanced right into a around the world multi-billion buck company. it really is very unlikely for Dr. James Naismith, basketball's inventor, to have estimated the level to which his basic video game might succeed in. with no significant alterations to his unique thirteen ideas, basketball is now performed in additional than 2 hundred nations through humans of every age. because of basketball, gamers like Michael Jordan, Earvin 'Magic' Johnson, Larry poultry, LeBron James, Kobe Bryant, and Shaquille O'Neal became probably the most recognized humans on this planet. The old Dictionary of Basketball is a entire account of all kinds of basketball_amateur, specialist, men's, women's, Olympic, family, and international_from its invention in 1891 in the course of the modern-day. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, an in depth bibliography, and over six hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries at the humans, locations, groups, and terminology of the game.

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