Heads of State : Pennsylvania's Greatest High School by Mark Hostutler

By Mark Hostutler

The heritage of basketball spans greater than a century, from its humble foundation as an easy diversion through the harsh winters in the US to brand new perennial, rim-rattling express of foreign renown. through the final 60 years, Pennsylvania has been on the leading edge of the sport’s evolution, offering the realm with a gentle circulation of stars, from Wilt Chamberlain to Kobe Bryant, who've confirmed to be the very best to ever play the game.
In Heads of kingdom: Pennsylvania’s maximum highschool Basketball gamers of the trendy period, sportswriter Mark Hostutler sizes up the commonwealth to rank its 500 most-accomplished scholastic avid gamers from 1950-2010. With enter from Sonny Vaccaro, Howard Garfinkel, and different hoops cognoscenti, the writer canvassed the Keystone nation, accomplishing countless numbers of hours of study and interviews to collect an inventory that's guaranteed to stir passionate debate inside an already humming group of roundball fans.
Hostutler’s targeted compilation highlights the exploits of Billy Owens, Tom McMillen, Gene Banks, Tyreke Evans, Donyell Marshall, Jameer Nelson, Geoff Petrie, and several other others, as they reminisce approximately their achievements as youngsters at the hardwood. splendidly crafted and full of details, the publication is ideal for hard-core enthusiasts, stat junkies, or a person looking for an outstanding read.

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