Playing With Purpose: Basketball: Inside the Lives and Faith of Top NBA Stars
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Number of Pages: 256
Vendor: Barbour Books
Publication Date: 2011
Dimensions: 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.00 (inches)
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Series: Playing with Purpose
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Meet the “dream team” of talented NBA players with fascinating faith stories in Playing with Purpose: Basketball. Just in time for the new pro season, this book chronicles the lives of several players who stand strong for their Christian faith. Veteran CBA author Mike Yorkey, whose Playing with Purpose biography of NFL rookies Sam Bradford, Tim Tebow, and Colt McCoy was a best-seller, now profiles NBA stars both established and up-and-coming—such as Jeremy Lin, Kyle Korver, Anthony Parker, Luke Ridnour, and Chris Kaman. With a foreword by Ernie Johnson, host of TNT’s NBA coverage, Playing with Purpose: Basketball is perfect for any hoops fan.
Mike Yorkey, a former Focus on the Family magazine editor and author, co-author, or editor of more nearly 90 books, has written about sports for a variety of national publications. Mike is author of several other titles in the Playing with Purpose series and co-author of the internationally bestselling Every Man’s Battle books. He and his wife, Nicole, are parents of two adult children, and live in Encinitas, California.
“As a coach, I’m always looking for both talent and character. Playing with Purpose: Basketball will introduce you to ten professionals whose faith is as strong as their court presence. You’ll love their story.”
Mike Krzyzewski, “Coach K” Duke University
"If you want to know the real heart beneath the jersey of top NBA players, then you need to grab a copy of Playing with Purpose and dig in. You will be inspired by their love of the game and more importantly their love for God. From the very beginning of basketball, Naismith saw his game as a way to impact people for Christ. If you are a player, coach, fan or parent, this book is for you!"
-Dan Britton, Executive Vice President, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
SuSuAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5June 22, 2012SuSuAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I purchased this book to complete a high-school graduation gift for a student who will be playing basketball at our local university. He read the book in a few short days and told me he enjoyed immensely. This book would be a great gift for any
basketball lover in your life!
ecclsAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5My son loves itNovember 14, 2011ecclsAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Purchased for my 14 year old son who requested it, he loves it.
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