The Show: The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived It
The first definitive oral history of the ever popular L.A. Lakers
The L.A. Lakers have long been one of the NBA's most exciting teams. In The Show, critically acclaimed sportswriter Roland Lazenby brings the story of this charismatic team to life in an unprecedented oral history, featuring such legendary players as Wilt Chamberlain, Jerry West, Kareem Abdul- Jabbar, and Magic Johnson, along with current stars like Shaquille O'Neal and Kobe Bryant.
Through in-depth interviews with players, coaches, and many other key figures, Lazenby follows the Lakers from their birthplace in 1946 Minneapolis to their eventual successes and failures in Los Angeles, using his flair for storytelling and eye for detail to show you exactly why the 14-time NBA champion Lakers are a celebrated favorite for sports fans all over America.
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A comprehensive oral history of the basketball team that forever married the worlds of sports and celebrity.Michael Jordan may be the greatest basketball player of all time, and the Boston Celtics may ... Read full review
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Touted as the first, definitive oral history of the Los Angeles Lakers, this book is the true, behind-the-scenes story of the basketball franchise as told by the Lakers and by opposing players ... Read full review
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15 When Trust Was Spent
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