Pioneers of the Hardwood


Pioneers of the Hardwood

Item Number: BK42


By Todd Gould. Softbound.

Indiana and the Birth of Professional Basketball. Pioneers of the Hardwood chronicles the early days of professional basketball. As Gould puts it, "Before stars such as Larry Bird or Oscar Robertson, before the high-priced basketball shoe advertisements, and before the success of the NBA, before the Indiana Pacers, the forefathers of professional basketball forged a remarkable legacy as unlikely and as magical as the last-second shot that wins a championship. Under primitive conditions, these fabled sportsmen laid a hardwood foundation for others to follow." This is their story.

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