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Contents Introduction 4 Basketball Beginnings 6 The Growth of the NBA 8 Players Who Changed the Game 10 Basketball Basics 12 What Does a Coach Expect? 14 Making the Team 16 Nutrition for Athletes 18 Basketball Conditioning: Running 20 Basketball Conditioning: Flexibility 22 Basketball Fitness: Strength 24 Injuries and Recovery 26 Skills: Dribbling 28 Skills: Passing 30 Skills: Shooting 32 Offense 34 Transition 36 Defense: Getting Position 38 Game Day 40 The Making of a Champion 42 Fascinating Basketball Facts 44 Glossary 46 Resources 47 Index 48
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Basketball United States Juvenile literature, Basketball players United States Juvenile literature, National Basketball Association Juvenile literature