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Guardians of the Game:  A Legacy of Leadership $24.95
An official publication of the National Association of Basketball Coaches
By Dr. Jim Krause

Foreword by Mike Krzyzewski


Phog Allen, John Wooden, John Thompson, Dean Smith and Mike Krzyzewski. Legends in college basketball. Men whose stories help chart the fascinating tale of what's become a huge industry. An official publication of the National Association of Basketball Coaches, Guardians of the Game: A Legacy of Leadership traces the development of college basketball using the words and deeds of those who have lived the experience - the coaches, players, sportswriters and executives - while offering an inside look at such stories as the UCLA dynasty, the trailblazers such as John McLendon and the always interesting Bob Knight. A necessity for every basketball coach and sports fan, Guardians of the Game brings to life the heros and the villains of the developmental process and the coaches who have helped create such an intriguing history.


Guardians of the Game
A Legacy of Leadership
By Dr. Jim Krause

$24.95
AUTHOR INFORMATION:
Dr. Jim Krause is a life-long basketball fanatic with an addiction to basketball coaching. He is a 25-year member of the National Association of Basketball Coaches and has coached basketball at all levels from middle school through NCAA D1. He has attended every Final Four since 1973 and has worked as a member of the NABC convention staff since 1994 in various assignments. He is a life-time sports professional - coaching, adminstration and faculty - while teaching graduate level international sports administration. He is currently a professional sports consultant with Winning Sports Program in Seattle, Washington.
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6" x 9" hardcover with color dust jacket
240
English

October 2008
978-0981716602

$24.95
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