10 Best Basketball Authors

10 Best Basketball Authors




10. Sam Smith

The Jordan Rules

Hard Labor: The Battle That Birthed the Billion-Dollar NBA




9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Giant Steps

On the Shoulders of Giants: My Journey Through the Harlem Renaissance

Coach Wooden and Me: Our 50-Year Friendship On and Off the Court




8. Peter Bjarkman

The History of the NBA

Hoopla: A Century of College Basketball

The Biographical History of Basketball





7. Seth Davis

When March Went Mad: The Game That Transformed Basketball

Wooden: A Coaches Life





6. Terry Pluto

Loose Balls: The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association

Tall Tales: The Glory Years of the NBA





5. Jack McCallum

:07 Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin' and Gunnin' Phoenix Suns. 

Dream Team: How Michael, Magic, Larry, Charles, and the Greatest Team of All Time Conquered the World and Changed the Game of Basketball Forever

Golden Days: West's Lakers, Steph's Warriors, and the California Dreamers Who Reinvented Basketball





4. Phil Jackson

The Last Season: A Team in Search of Its Soul

Sacred Hoops: Spiritual Lessons of a Hardwood Warrior

Eleven Rings: The Soul of Success





3. Charley Rosen

Scandals of '51: How the Gamblers Almost Killed College Basketball

The First Tip-Off: The Incredible Story of the Birth of the NBA

The Chosen Game: A Jewish Basketball History




2. David Halberstam

The Breaks of the Game

Playing for Keeps: Michael Jordan and the World He Made





1. John Feinstein

A Season on the Brink: A Year With Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers

A Season Inside: One Year in College Basketball

The Last Amateurs: Playing For Glory and Honor in Division 1 College Basketball

The Punch: One Night, Two Lives, and the Fight That Changed Basketball Forever

The Legends Club: Dean Smith, Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Valvano and an Epic College Basketball Rivalry

10 Hall of Famers Drafted in the Second Round

10 Hall of Famers Drafted in the Second Round

10 Best Free Throw Shooters of All Time

10 Best Free Throw Shooters of All Time