The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball by Brett L. Abrams,Raphael Mazzone

By Brett L. Abrams,Raphael Mazzone

The nation’s capital has been domestic to a wealthy basketball culture that all started greater than eighty years in the past with a start-up league within the Nineteen Twenties and keeps this present day with the Washington Wizards. lower than corridor of reputation trainer and basic supervisor purple Auerbach, the Washington Capitols reached the finals of the Basketball organization of the United States in precisely their 3rd 12 months of lifestyles, and such popular avid gamers as Wes Unseld, Chris Webber, and Michael Jordan have all performed for a Washington, DC, region team.

In The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball, Brett L. Abrams and Raphael Mazzone chronicle the area’s historical past basketball, from the sport’s origins as a nearby online game up in the course of the modern-day as a multi-billion greenback enterprise. This ebook captures the highs and lows of the Bullets, the Wizards, and all of the different basketball groups in Washington’s background. The authors meticulously researched newspaper and journal articles, in addition to archival fabric from the Basketball corridor of popularity, to offer an entire and accomplished heritage of the DC groups. Their findings light up the proprietors, gamers, and rivalries, and likewise offer perception into the occasions, trades, and most important video games that happened through the background basketball within the DC area.

A attention-grabbing examine the heritage basketball in our nation’s capital, The Bullets, the Wizards, and Washington, DC, Basketball will entice all lovers of the sport.

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