From Set Shot to Slam Dunk

From Set Shot to Slam Dunk

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Basketball in its early years was rough and rowdy, on the courts and off. Players had names like Feets Broudy, Sweetwater Clifton, and Easy Ed Macauley. There was no twenty-four-second clock, no jump shot, and only one referee, and fouls were called only for real injury. But from the very start the game won fans. From Set Shot to Slam Dunk brings back the glory days of basketball as lived by fifteen old-time players and officials.Nat. aquot;Sweetwateraquot;. ttfton. In the 1950/51 NBA season, Nat Clifton and Chuck Cooper became the first two black men to play in the league. Clifton, who came from the Harlem Globetrotters, played first with the New York Knickerbockers and thenanbsp;...


Title:From Set Shot to Slam Dunk
Author: Charles Salzberg
Publisher:U of Nebraska Press - 1998-03-01
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