The Sports Encyclopedia, Pro Basketball

by David S. Neft

Publisher: St Martins Pr

Written in English
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  • Basketball,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • History,
  • Records,
  • United States,
  • Sports
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL9742493M
ISBN 100312083068
ISBN 109780312083069

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