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ISBN-10: 0028644611

ISBN-13: 9780028644615

Edition: 2003

Authors: Steven D. Strauss

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Professional basketball began in 1896 in New York City. But it wasn't until fifty years ago with the formation of the NBA, that the sport really started to become popular. In 1968, the NBA's attendance average was just over 6,000 fans per game, now attendance has nearly tripled with an average about 18,000 fans per game. Covers the rich and colorful history of the NBA, from its beginnings as the Basketball Association of America (BAA) and it's merger with the ABA to today's hottest players and teams. Includes team-by-team profiles, a look at the greatest players and coaches of all time, a look back at various finals and team dynasties, and highlights from All-Star games and other great…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date: 3/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Steven D. Strauss is an attorney, business writer, commentator, and bestselling author with eight books to his credit. A nationally recognized business columnist, his columns regularly appear at,, Bloomberg Financial,, Franchise1,,, and many more. As a popular repeat media guest, he has appeared on MSNBC, the BBC, Court TV, Leesa, ABC, and the CBS Radio Network, and in the pages of Investor's Business Daily, USA Today, Inc., Time, the New York Daily News, and the Los Angeles Times, among others. He owns The Strauss Law Firm, a business law practice with offices in San Francisco and Sacramento.