9780071430340

The Show The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived It

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  • ISBN13:

    9780071430340

  • ISBN10:

    0071430342

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 12/26/2005
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

The first definitive oral history of the ever popular Los Angeles Lakers, by the critically acclaimed bestselling sportswriter Roland Lazenby Exclusive interviews with Jerry West, Magic Johnson, Phil Jackson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Byron Scott, and Shaquille O'Neal. He has also conducted in-depth, exclusive, on-camera interviews with current teammates and coaches, including Kobe Bryant, Derek Fisher, Rick Fox,Tex Winter, and the late Laker broadcaster Chick Hearn. No other media organization, including ESPN, has been able to secure similar, documentary-length interviews--which reveals new information about the inner workings of the L.A. Lakers His work has appeared or been featured in Sports Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles Daily News, The New York Times, and many others

Author Biography

Roland Lazenby is a sportswriter and the author of numerous sports books, including Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey. His work has been featured in such publications as Sports Illustrated, the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, and many others.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Tex Winter vii
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction: The Lakers Aura 1(10)
The Times of Their Lives
11(25)
The Minneapolis Lakers
36(17)
Shortcut to Purgatory
53(15)
Freeway
68(31)
Fabulous, Absolutely Fabulous
99(34)
Victory
133(18)
The Valley of the Seventies
151(27)
Ignition
178(26)
Revolution
204(20)
Redemption
224(22)
Under Pressure
246(25)
The Reckoning
271(32)
Aftermath
303(17)
Air Balls
320(14)
When Trust Was Spent
334(29)
Triangle Days
363(30)
Lifted High, Pulled Asunder
393(40)
Epilogue 433(14)
Bibliography 447(4)
Index 451

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