Thank goodness for Dr. James Naismith. If you don't know who he is, you'll find out in this awesome new fact-filled book. (Okay, we'll tell you: He invented basketball. Thanks, Doc!) In this book, you'll find page after page of awesome stuff about basketball, a sport that is now popular worldwide. Read about how the first pro leagues began; meet the greatest stars of past and present, and dig into basketball plays, slang, positions, stats, and much more. The Ultimate Guide to Basketball is the one-stop shopping spot for hoop heads everywhere! Your favorite pro team is in here. There is a special two-page section on every pro team. Read about Jerry West, Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and dozens more. Learn why basketball players are called cagers, what a trey is, and why it's okay to be a gym rat! Whether you follow college or pro hoops, this fact-packed, buzzer-beating book will be a slam dunk.