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Basketball - The magical moments (new edition)


This volume offers the best of 130 years of world basketball, with many spectacular and decisive episodes that have remained imprinted in the collective imagination: the decisive point marked on the final siren, the pioneers of this sport who met in an unknown gym and used two fruit baskets like baskets, the game played by the greatest of champions with a fever of 100 and many others. The aim of this book is to summarize the history of basketball through curious - and sometimes unpublished - events in the lives of its protagonists and to recall many engaging or funny, but still unforgettable moments: not only the most famous, but also the lesser-known ones, which have However, it 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 more interesting and bring the lives of the champions closer to the reader. For each episode, a QR Code and a link allow you to access the videos available online, thanks to which the story will be 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
  • For each chapter, a link and a QR Code to a YouTube video that makes the narration even more compelling!
  • New updated and expanded edition

Size: 21.5 × 30.3 cm
Number of pages: 208
ISBN: 9782889751556
October 6, 2023

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.