Votre titre Audible gratuit

The Jump

Sebastian Telfair and the High-Stakes Business of High School Basketball
Lu par : Alvin Keith
Durée : 12 h et 5 min

Prix : 22,40 €

9,95 € / mois après 30 jours. Résiliable à tout moment.

Description

In The Jump, one of America's great sports writers follows high school phenom Sebastian Telfair on his quest for NBA stardom - and exposes all that big-time sports in America has become, the good and the bad. Kevin Garnett, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James - all became NBA superstars without playing a day of college ball. In 2004, Coney Island's 5-foot-11 Telfair became the first small player ever to jump straight from high school to the NBA when he signed contracts with the Portland Trail Blazers and Adidas worth $25 million.

Author Ian O'Connor, who followed every moment of Telfair's senior year, draws on exclusive interviews with friends, family members, coaches, recruiters, agents, and players to tell the story of the young star's road out of the crime-ridden projects and into the NBA. And O'Connor brings readers up to date on Telfair's fate in the NBA in an all new chapter.

©2005 Ian O'Connor (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

Autres livres audio du même :

Ce que les membres d'Audible en pensent

Il n'y a pas encore de critique disponible pour ce titre.
Trier par :
  • Global
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Histoire
    5 out of 5 stars
  • Talton Hall III
  • 12/01/2017

Amazing Story

Amazing story about a 5'11 kid who makes it to the NBA lottery and plays a decade. The story of The struggle with poverty and the struggle to make it out through basketball is amazing