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By Roland Lazenby

Yo, child, it is ATTITUDE!!! is a behind-the-scenes examine the teen-age invasion of professional basketball and the way cutting-edge shiny younger gamers fit up opposed to Michael Jordan. It supplies younger readers the info they crave at the most well liked younger NBA gamers, together with Shawn Kemp, Kevin Garnett, Allen Iverson, Stephon Marbury and lots of others. this can be the 1st ebook to capture the crest of this pattern. writer Roland Lazenby has spent his profession immersed within the way of life of hoop. this can be a booklet researched from the playground correct on as much as the NBA, and it really is splashed with the flashy language, images and pics that modern-day younger readers call for.

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Each year the challenge gets a little bigger. "I'm going to send Mike home this year," Shaquille O'Neal tells me privately just weeks after signing a $123 million free agent contract with the Lakers. You can hear the determination in his voice. He wants to beat Jordan and the Bulls, send them home embarrassed, send them home losers. Mike knows this. He feels it in his 34-year-old knees. But basketball is also a game of the mind and spirit and heart, and that's where Mike is the richest of all. He has a wellspring of competitiveness, deep as a Saudi sheik's oil reserves, vast as the space between Dennis Rodman's ears.

First he fiddled with it nervously on his right wrist while trying to answer reporters' questions in the visitors' locker room at Chicago's United Center. Then he moved it to his left wrist, where he fixed the clasp and left it. At least for the time being. There might have been matching earrings, but I don't remember. After all, it was an evening for jewelry, and my mind could only hold so many scintillating images. Just a couple of hours earlier, the Chicago Bulls had gotten some gaudy trinkets of their own.

His necklace was a chain-work of small gold crucifixes with nice little diamonds set between each link. It was a long chain, plunging below his breastbone, where it was anchored by a large gold and diamond crucifix. Quite stunning, it looked like it belonged on some Peruvian priest or something. Iverson wore it with his oversized white T-shirt and baggy trousers. The bracelet was matching gold chain link crucifixes and more sparkling stones. First he fiddled with it nervously on his right wrist while trying to answer reporters' questions in the visitors' locker room at Chicago's United Center.

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