By Bill Bradley

"In some ways basketball used to be a lens wherein I checked out life—I had discovered to make judgments approximately personality from what I observed avid gamers do at the court."—Bill Bradley

Bradley, former U.S. senator and presidential candidate and member of 2 championship ny Knicks groups, returns to the scene of his first profession, and primary ardour, in Values of the Game. In ten esssays, packed with own observations and reflections, he illustrates how the "right stuff" at the court—risking a last-second shot, staying healthy and taking part in not easy, making the unselfish cross, no longer giving in till the ultimate buzzer—is a proving floor for the "right stuff" in existence. multiple hundred dramatic photos of the easiest of the NBA—from legends Elgin Baylor and Bob Cousy, Magic Johnson and Larry chicken, to such stars as Kobe Bryant and supply Hill, to the best ever, Michael Jordan—exemplify the facility of braveness, self-discipline, selflessness, admire, and reasonable play.

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