Dr. Jack on Winning Basketball


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Dr. Jack Ramsay is well known to basketball fans around the country as a long time ESPN TV & Radio commentator, NBA coach (seventh all-time in wins) and as a member of the Basketball Hall of Fame.Dr. Jack on Winning Basketball will take fans on 55 year journey as Jack recounts an endless array of basketball tales, legends and lore. Students of the game as well as coaches will revel in Jack’s insights on basketball and what it takes to be a winner. To learn more about why basketball fans, players and coaches will flock to Dr. Jack on Winning Basketball, review the advance praise below:"Dr. Jack highlights stories of the some of the greatest players and coaches in basketball history to demonstrate proven methods of winning."- Glenn "Doc" Rivers, Head Coach, 2008 NBA World Champion Boston Celtics"Jack Ramsay has written the contemporary "Now" basketball masterpiece. This is a knowledgeable and insightful picture of how to win in the game today, and the building blocks that were put in place by the past great giants of the game."- Pat Riley, former NBA coach; President, Miami HeatDr. Jack Ramsay holds a doctorate in education from the University of Pennsylvania. He is currently known for his work at ESPN since 1966. Before ESPN he posted 864 wins as an NBA coach, including an NBA championship with the Portland Trailblazers. He also coached the Philadelphia 76ers, Buffalo Braves and Indiana Pacers. Before joining the ESPN staff he served as TV game analyst for the Philadelphia ’76ers and the Miami Heat. He is the author of Pressure Basketball (Prentice Hall, 1963). Dr. Neal Vahle received his doctorate from Georgetown University. He is the author of seven books, including, with Buddy Bell, Smart Baseball: How Professionals Play the Mental Game, (St. Martin’s Press, 2005). He has served as a journal and magazine editor, and as publishing director of Heldref Publications in Washington, DC.

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