Dream team: how michael, magic, larry, charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men&;s Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from its inception to the gold medal ceremony in Barcelona. Drawing on fresh interviews with the players, McCallum provides the definitive account of the Dream Team phenomenon. He offers a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial selection process. He takes us inside the team&;s Olympic suites for late-night card games and bull sessions where superstars like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird debated the finer points of basketball. And he narrates a riveting account of the legendary intrasquad scrimmage that pitted the Dream Teamers against one another in what may have been the greatest pickup game in history. In the twenty years since the Dream Team first captivated the world, its mystique has only grown. Dream Team vividly re-creates the moment when a once-in-a-millennium group of athletes came together and changed the future of sports&;one perfectly executed fast break at a time.   With a new Afterword by the author   &;The absolute definitive work on the subject, a perfectly wonderful once-you-pick-it-up-you-won&;t-be-able-to-put-it-down book.&;&;The Boston Globe   &;An Olympic hoops dream.&;&;Newsday   &;What makes this volume a must-read for nostalgic hoopsters are the robust portraits of the outsize personalities of the participants, all of whom were remarkably open with McCallum, both then and now.&;&;Booklist (starred review)
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
Contributors:
ISBN:
9780345520494
9780345520500
9781452629339
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:

No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!


Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID753436ed-71f9-64b4-a6f5-92abde6b5722
Grouping Titledream team how michael magic larry charles and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever
Grouping Authorjack mccallum
Grouping Categorybook
Grouping LanguageEnglish (eng)
Last Grouping Update2020-09-30 04:51:44AM
Last Indexed2020-09-30 06:09:49AM
Novelist Primary ISBNnone

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Hill, Dick.
authorJack McCallum
author2-roleHill, Dick.|Narrator
hoopla digital.
author_displayMcCallum, Jack
available_at_addisonAddison Public Library
collection_addisonAdults
detailed_location_addison2nd Floor- Adult Books
Online Hoopla Collection
Online OverDrive Collection
display_description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Acclaimed sports journalist Jack McCallum delivers the untold story of the greatest team ever assembled: the 1992 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team. As a writer for Sports Illustrated, McCallum enjoyed a courtside seat for the most exciting basketball spectacle on earth, covering the Dream Team from its inception to the gold medal ceremony in Barcelona. Drawing on fresh interviews with the players, McCallum provides the definitive account of the Dream Team phenomenon. He offers a behind-the-scenes look at the controversial selection process. He takes us inside the team's Olympic suites for late-night card games and bull sessions where superstars like Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird debated the finer points of basketball. And he narrates a riveting account of the legendary intrasquad scrimmage that pitted the Dream Teamers against one another in what may have been the greatest pickup game in history. In the twenty years since the Dream Team first captivated the world, its mystique has only grown. Dream Team vividly re-creates the moment when a once-in-a-millennium group of athletes came together and changed the future of sports--one perfectly executed fast break at a time.

With a new Afterword by the author.

"The absolute definitive work on the subject, a perfectly wonderful once-you-pick-it-up-you-won't-be-able-to-put-it-down book."--The Boston Globe

"An Olympic hoops dream."--Newsday

"What makes this volume a must-read for nostalgic hoopsters are the robust portraits of the outsize personalities of the participants, all of whom were remarkably open with McCallum, both then and now."--Booklist (starred review)

format_addisonBook
eAudiobook
eBook
format_category_addisonAudio Books
Books
eBook
id753436ed-71f9-64b4-a6f5-92abde6b5722
isbn9780345520494
9780345520500
9781452629339
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
overdrive:029f81cc-ae24-4517-973b-bb68c3483fe9-1Online OverDrive CollectionOnline OverDriveeBookeBook2falsetrueOverDriveAdobe EPUB eBook, Kindle Book, OverDrive ReadAvailable Online
ils:.b12379803.i129265772nd Floor- Adult Books796.323 MCC1falsefalseCheck ShelfMar 02, 2019anf
hoopla:MWT11413302Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetruehooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11413302?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
itype_addisonNonfiction
last_indexed2020-09-30T11:09:49.376Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formNon Fiction
literary_form_fullNon Fiction
local_callnumber_addison796.323 MCC
owning_library_addisonAddison Public Library
owning_location_addisonAddison Public Library
primary_isbn9780345520494
publishDate2012
2013
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
overdrive:029f81cc-ae24-4517-973b-bb68c3483fe9eBookeBookEnglishRandom House Publishing Group2012
ils:.b12379803BookBooksBallantine Books trade paperback edition.EnglishBallantine Books, 2013.xxix, 358 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
hoopla:MWT11413302eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishTantor Audio, 2012.1 online resource (1 audio file (780 min.)) : digital.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_addison
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:029f81cc-ae24-4517-973b-bb68c3483fe9-1Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruetruefalsefalsefalse
ils:.b12379803.i12926577On ShelfCheck Shelffalsetruetruefalsefalsetrue0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 20, 21
hoopla:MWT11413302Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
subject_facetBasketball -- United States -- History
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography
Basketball teams -- United States -- History
Olympic Games -- (25th : -- 1992 : -- Barcelona, Spain) -- History
title_displayDream team : how Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever
title_fullDream Team How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever
Dream team : how Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever / Jack McCallum
Dream team : how michael, magic, larry, charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever [electronic resource] / Jack McCallum
title_shortDream team
title_subhow michael, magic, larry, charles, and the greatest team of all time conquered the world and changed the game of basketball forever
topic_facetBasketball
Basketball players
Basketball teams
Biography & Autobiography
History
Nonfiction
Sports & Recreations