Books by John Taylor
List of recommended books written by author John Taylor, with description, links and more.
Book: The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and the Golden Age of Basketball
Author: John Taylor
Description: A brilliantly written account of the NBA’s glory days and the rivalry that dominated the era.
In the mid-1950s, the NBA was a mere barnstorming circuit, with outposts in such cities as Rochester, New York, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Most of the best players were white; the set shot and layup were the sport’s chief offensive weapons. But by the 1970s, the league ruled America’s biggest media markets; contests attracted capacity crowds and national prime-time television audiences. The game was played... (keep reading...)
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