Hoops

Hoops

eBook - 1983
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A teenage basketball player from Harlem is befriended by a former professional player who, after being forced to quit because of a point shaving scandal, hopes to prevent other young athletes from repeating his mistake. Lonnie plays basketball in spite of his coach, a has-been named Cal. Followed by The Outside Shot (1987). All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. As the Tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they eilling to blow the chance of a lifetime?
Publisher: New York : Dell Pub. Co., 1983, c1981
Edition: Laurel-Leaf books
Characteristics: 183 p. ; 18 cm

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Apr 30, 2018

Great book for adults as well, not just the younger crowd

jodianmorgan Jul 16, 2012

very interesting book i enjoyed it very much.

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SHAYNA J GONZALEZ Aug 07, 2012

SHAYNA J GONZALEZ thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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