|Author||: John Grasso|
|Publisher||: Scarecrow Press|
|Total Pages||: 532|
|Rating||: 4/5 (067 Downloads)|
Download or read book Historical Dictionary of Basketball written by John Grasso and published by Scarecrow Press. This book was released on 2010-11-15 with total page 532 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The Historical Dictionary of Basketball is a comprehensive account of all forms of basketball_amateur, professional, men's, women's, Olympic, domestic, and international_from its invention in 1891 by Dr. James Naismith through the present day. This is done through a chronology, an introductory essay, an extensive bibliography, and over 600 cross-referenced dictionary entries on the people, places, teams, and terminology of the game.