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Basketball - The magical moments

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This book offers the best of 130 years of world basketball: spectacular, decisive moments, episodes that have remained imprinted in the collective imagination. The decisive basket at the final whistle, the story of the pioneers of this sport who met in an unknown gym and played at the beginning with two baskets of fruit, the match played by the greatest of champions with a fever of 100 and many others. The purpose of this book is to summarize the history of basketball through funny, fascinating and sometimes unpublished stories of its protagonists. Not only the most famous, but also the lesser-known ones that have left an indelible mark in the memory of this magnificent sport. Each chapter is illustrated by selected photographs from the best specialized archives to make the narrative even more fascinating and the great champions closer to the reader. For each episode, a QR code and a link allow you to access the videos available online to make the story even more exciting.

Reasons of interest

  • The best basketball stories presented to the general public from an original perspective
  • An incredible collection of famous and lesser-known episodes that will arouse the reader's curiosity and amazement
  • An instructive and captivating book which, through numerous episodes, traces the history and geography of this sport
  • A link and QR code to selected YouTube videos make the story even more exciting!

Size: 21.5 × 30.3 cm
Hardcover
Number of pages: 184
ISBN: 9782889354191

ALBERTO BERTOLAZZI has collaborated with various newspapers and created numerous illustrated volumes and informative texts dedicated to approaching sport. His debut as a novelist was in 2011, with the title Rugby will save the world.