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Loose Balls

The Short, Wild Life of the American Basketball Association

by Terry Pluto

  • 108 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball,
  • Sports & Recreation,
  • Sports,
  • Basketball - Professional,
  • History,
  • Sports & Recreation / General,
  • Basketball - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages464
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9490297M
    ISBN 10141654061X
    ISBN 109781416540618
    OCLC/WorldCa153578380

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