Drawing crowds for its displays of both raw athleticism and spectacular showmanship, basketball has become one of the most exciting spectator sports in the United States, as well as the world. Players renowned for their maneuverability and skill, Michael Jordan and his classic acrobatic moves, for instance, have intensified the level of competition in professional leagues and inspired everyday fans to “shoot hoops” in friendly games. This engaging volume examines the history and evolution of basketball and some of its most influential players.
Series: Inside Sports
Interest Level: Grades 5-12
Reading Level: Grade 6
ISBN: 9781615305094 (Print) 9781615305582 (E-book)