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Author Goudsouzian, Aram.
Title King of the Court : Bill Russell and the Basketball Revolution.
Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010.

Author Goudsouzian, Aram.
Series George Gund foundation imprint in African American Studies
George Gund Foundation imprint in African American studies.
Subject Russell, Bill, 1934-
Basketball players -- United States -- Biography.
Basketball -- United States -- History.
Description 1 online resource (463 pages)
Contents King of the Court; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Russell Moves; 2. Big Man on Campus; 3. Russell Rules; 4. The Amateur; 5. Big League, Bush League; 6. The Man Who Must Be Different; 7. Goliath's Shadow; 8. The Mystique; 9. Family Man; 10. His Own Little Revolution; 11. Russellphobia; 12. The Hidden Fear; 13. Boston Is Dead; 14. The Lighthouse; 15. Grand Old Man; 16. Color Man; 17. Seattle's New Dictator; 18. Russell Redux; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Summary "King of the Court provides a highly nuanced and sophisticated analysis of the great African American basketball player from his earliest days up to the present time. With great skill and much insight, Goudsouzian makes clear that Russell was a very complicated man who was full of contradictions in his own private life and in relationship to his business associates, teammates, opponents, the media, and the larger sporting public."David K. Wiggins, George Mason University"Not only is King of the Court one of the most impressive and important sports biographies to come along in m.
Note Print version record.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-411) and index.
ISBN 9780520945760 (electronic bk.)
052094576X (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 646788644
Additional Format Print version: Goudsouzian, Aram. King of the Court : Bill Russell and the Basketball Revolution. Berkeley : University of California Press, 2010 9780520258877

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