The origins of the jump shot : eight men who shook the world of basketball

John Christgau

Before the jump shot, basketball was an earth-bound game. In fact, inventor James Naismith did not originally intend for players to move with the ball. The inspired invention of the dribble first put the ball handler in motion. The jump shot then took the action upward. But where, when, and how did the jump shot originate? Everybody interested in basketball knows the answer to that question. Unfortunately, everybody knows a different answer. John Christgau delves into basketball's evolution, following the supposed inventors of the jump shot to the games in which they first took to the air. He discovers that a number of pioneer players, independently but from the same inspired possibility, can each claim credit for inventing the jump shot. John Christgau is the author of several books including Spoon, winner of the Society of Midland Authors Best Fiction Award. He played basketball for three years at San Francisco State University and was named to the All-Conference team twice.

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書名 The origins of the jump shot : eight men who shook the world of basketball
著作者等 Christgau J.
Christgau John
シリーズ名 A bison book
出版元 University of Nebraska Press
刊行年月 c1999
ページ数 xii, 220 p., [14] p. of plates
大きさ 21 cm
ISBN 0803263945
NCID BA42566624
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言語 英語
出版国 アメリカ合衆国
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