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Numbers are everywhere in basketball—from the dimensions of the court to the points you can score to the digits on each player's jersey. In this awesome new book, you'll learn how these numbers make basketball the game we know and love today, and also get a few tips on how to improve your game.
As Kobe Bryant wrote in his foreword for this book, ''Success is in the detail—and the detail is in the math.''
Read about amazing statistics and learn how to track the stats of your favorite basketball stars. Discover how to improve your bounce pass and chest pass with geometry and physics. Colorful graphics explain the math behind the sport, and cool photos make you feel like you're right on the court.
Filled with sports trivia and fun activities at the end of every chapter, It's a Numbers Game! Basketball: The Math Behind the Perfect Bounce Pass, the Buzzer-Beating Bank Shot, and So Much More! is sure to be a slam dunk with kids who can't get enough of the game and want to learn more.
It's a Numbers Game books look at all the ways numbers and math are present in sports. Jam-packed with fun facts, sports history, colorful diagrams, and dynamic photos, kids will forget that they're learning about math. These are the perfect books for the sport expert or novice, as well as the budding athlete or future ESPN analyst.
- Written by Jim Buckley
- 128 pages
- Ages 8-12
- Published by National Geographic Society
- Approx. 11 3/16'' H x 8 13/16'' W
- Printed in the U.S.A.
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