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Tall Tales and Short Shorts : Dr. J, Pistol Pete, and the Birth of the Modern NBA (Hardcover) (Adam J.
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This book traces the evolution of the NBA in the 1970s, from the retirement of Bill Russell in 1969 to the arrival of Larry Bird and Magic Johnson ten years later. It features such iconic players as Dr. J and Pistol Pete and examines the controversies that plagued the league, including illicit drug use and on-court violence.
Number of Pages: 299
Genre: Sports + Recreation, Social Science
Series Title: Sports Icons and Issues in Popular Culture
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
Author: Adam J. Criblez
Street Date: June 9, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-37-9283