Legends of the NBA
- Fun yet substantive nonfiction for ages 7 and up — great for reluctant readers
- Brief biographies of 28 retired NBA greats, with action-packed photos and key stats
- A follow-up to the successful Stars of the NBA (978-0-7892-1416-4), which covered the league’s best current players
Legends of the NBA features illustrated profiles of 28 retired basketball greats, including pioneers of the game such as Earl Lloyd and Bill Russell, Dream Team players like Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan, and more recent all-stars, such as Shaquille O’Neal and Kobe Bryant. Young readers will learn about where each of these stars grew up, how he made it to the top, and what makes his playing style unique. Filled with career highlights, key stats, and action-packed photos, this book will wow both the basketball novice and the passionate fan.