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Teresa Weatherspoon's Basketball for Girls

ISBN: 978-0-471-31784-5
128 pages
March 1999, Jossey-Bass
Teresa Weatherspoon


Great news for the millions of young hoopsters dreaming of someday running with the pros: two-time Olympian and professional star Teresa Weatherspoon is sharing all of her basketball secrets! In this fun and informative book, not only will you get the inside scoop on passing, dribbling, defending, shooting, and all the rules of the game, you'll also learn why Spoon believes that unselfishness, hard work, and a positive attitude are as valuable as technical skill.

With tons of instructional photos and heaping "Spoon"-fuls of inspiration, personal history, and inside tips, Teresa Weatherspoon's Basketball for Girls delivers all the goods. In no time, you'll be tearing up the courts, burning up the nets, and showing how it's really done!
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Table of Contents

Before You Start.



Shooting and Individual Offense.


Individual Defense.

What Makes a Team Player.

Team Offense.

Team Defense.





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Author Information

TERESA WEATHERSPOON is one of the top stars in the WNBA. Named the WNBA Defensive Player of the Year in both 1997 and 1998, Teresa is the point guard and captain for the New York Liberty. She was on two U.S. Olympic teams, winning a gold and a bronze medal, and also played professionally in Italy and Russia.

TARA SULLIVAN covers basketball and football as a staff writer at the Bergen Record in New Jersey.

KELLY WHITESIDE is a staff writer at Newsday, covering football and women's sports.
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