Professional Basketball Books

Last updated: December 31, 2011
  1. The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy
    1. The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy by Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell Published: October 27, 2009 Score: 10.8
  2. When the Game Was Ours
    2. When the Game Was Ours by Larry Bird, Jackie MacMullan and Earvin Johnson Published: November 4, 2009 Score: 6.33
  3. West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life
    3. West by West: My Charmed, Tormented Life by Jerry West and Jonathan Coleman Published: November 7, 2011 Score: 3.13
  4. Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior
    4. Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior by Phil Jackson Published: October 17, 2006 Score: 2.22
  5. The Last Season: A Team In Search of Its Soul
    5. The Last Season: A Team In Search of Its Soul by Phil Jackson Published: October 21, 2004 Score: 1.29
  6. Personal Foul: A First-Person Account of the Scandal that Rocked the NBA
    6. Personal Foul: A First-Person Account of the Scandal that Rocked the NBA by Tim Donaghy and Phil Scala Published: June 9, 2010 Score: 1.2
  7. The Breaks of the Game
    7. The Breaks of the Game by David Halberstam Published: February 17, 2009 Score: 1.05
  8. FreeDarko Presents: The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History
    8. FreeDarko Presents: The Undisputed Guide to Pro Basketball History by Bethlehem Shoals, Dr. Lawyer IndianChief, Silverbird 5000 and Jacob Weinstein Published: October 26, 2010 Score: 0.87
  9. Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association
    9. Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association by Terry Pluto Published: November 6, 2007 Score: 0.78
  10. Red and Me: My Coach, My Lifelong Friend
    10. Red and Me: My Coach, My Lifelong Friend by Bill Russell and Alan Steinberg Published: May 4, 2010 Score: 0.73
  11. The Art of a Beautiful Game: The Thinking Fan's Tour of the NBA
    11. The Art of a Beautiful Game: The Thinking Fan's Tour of the NBA by Chris Ballard Published: November 23, 2010 Score: 0.67
  12. Seven Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns
    12. Seven Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns by Jack McCallum Published: May 1, 2007 Score: 0.65
  13. When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks
    13. When the Garden Was Eden: Clyde, the Captain, Dollar Bill, and the Glory Days of the New York Knicks by Harvey Araton Published: October 18, 2011 Score: 0.65
  14. FreeDarko Presents: The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game
    14. FreeDarko Presents: The Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac: Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game by Bethlehem Shoals, Dr. Lawyer IndianChief, Silverbird 5000 and Brown Recluse Esq. Published: November 11, 2008 Score: 0.58
  15. Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game
    15. Let Me Tell You a Story: A Lifetime in the Game by John Feinstein and Red Auerbach Published: October 18, 2005 Score: 0.52
  16. The Punch: One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever
    16. The Punch: One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever by John Feinstein Published: November 4, 2003 Score: 0.47
  17. I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It
    17. I May Be Wrong but I Doubt It by Charles Barkley and Michael Wilbon Published: October 1, 2002 Score: 0.41
  18. The Jordan Rules
    18. The Jordan Rules by Sam Smith Published: January 1, 1993 Score: 0.31
  19. When Nothing Else Matters
    19. When Nothing Else Matters by Michael Leahy Published: November 9, 2004 Score: 0.25
  20. The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball
    20. The Rivalry: Bill Russell, Wilt Chamberlain, and the Golden Age of Basketball by John Taylor Published: October 11, 2005 Score: 0.24
  21. More than a Game
    21. More than a Game by Phil Jackson and Charley Rosen Published: March 19, 2002 Score: 0.23
  22. Top of the World: The Inside Story of the Boston Celtics' Amazing One-Year Turnaround to Become NBA Champions
    22. Top of the World: The Inside Story of the Boston Celtics' Amazing One-Year Turnaround to Become NBA Champions by Peter May Published: October 27, 2008 Score: 0.23
  23. Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era
    23. Wilt, 1962: The Night of 100 Points and the Dawn of a New Era by Gary M. Pomerantz Published: February 28, 2006 Score: 0.21
  24. How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons about Basketball's Best
    24. How to Be Like Mike: Life Lessons about Basketball's Best by Pat Williams, Grant Hill, Michael Weinreb and Doug Collins Published: August 14, 2001 Score: 0.19
  25. Only the Strong Survive: The Odyssey of Allen Iverson
    25. Only the Strong Survive: The Odyssey of Allen Iverson by Larry Platt Published: October 21, 2003 Score: 0.19

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