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Books by John Taylor

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The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and the Golden Age of Basketball

Book: The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain and the Golden Age of Basketball

Author: John Taylor

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... (summary)

 

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