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Basketball junkie a memoir by Chris Herren

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Athletes,
  • Basketball players,
  • Biography,
  • Drug use

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementChris Herren and Bill Reynolds
ContributionsReynolds, Bill, 1945-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGV884.H446 A3 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 275 p. :
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24885057M
ISBN 109780312656720
LC Control Number2011002676

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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Basketball Junkie: A Memoir by Bill Reynolds and Chris Herren (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at 4/5(3). He rejoined his family, found gainful employment and started a thriving basketball academy and educational-speaking business. Metaphorical hoops junkies may find the paucity of game action disappointing, but Reynolds's work in fleshing out the contextual details and Herren’s self-eviscerating forthrightness make this a worthwhile read.   Basketball Junkie NPR coverage of Basketball Junkie by Chris Herren and Bill Reynolds. News, author interviews, critics' picks and : Chris Herren. Basketball Junkie. 45K likes. All the best basketball highlights, news and discussion. Fantasy news, scores, results, trades and anything else a basketball fan wants!Followers: 46K.