Streetball: All the Ballers, Moves, Slams, & Shine

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9780060724443: Streetball: All the Ballers, Moves, Slams, & Shine

What is Streetball?
AND 1 presents a celebration of the game from the streets to the hardwood with the stories behind your favorite players and a step-by-step skills section that covers the whole court, from pulling off a simple layup to the jaw-dropping "oh no he didn't!" moves of the world's best streetballers.

Where is Streetball?
Anywhere there is a hoop -- from a one-on-one grudge match to a Sunday afternoon pickup game to the high-flying ball of AND 1's Mix Tape Tour.

Who is Streetball?

  • Rafer "Skip to My Lou" Alston
  • Alimoe
  • Escalade
  • AO
  • Hot Sauce
  • Prime Objective
  • Shane The Dribbling Machine
  • The Professor
  • Sik Wit It
  • Main Event
  • 50
  • High Octane
  • Helicopter
  • Go Get It
  • Half Man Half Amazing
  • Flash
  • You are streetball

The game defines us. It's who we are and what we do. All we need is a ball, a basket, and somebody to take to the rack. AND 1 products are available at retailers worldwide. Check out www.and1mixtape.com to find out more about the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour.

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About the Author:

Chris Palmer is a staff writer for ESPN magazine, where he covers professional basketball and extreme sports. He is also the writer of Jeremy McGrath's Wide Open. He graduated in 1998 from Howard University.

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Beginning with an overview of the evolution of basketball as a street game, ESPN Magazine writer Palmer sets an upbeat tone with his knowledge of basketball and his hip, friendly prose. Palmer’s deft retelling of how a pieced-together highlight tape of Rafer Alston (then a high school dropout; now an NBA up-and-comer) turned the young man’s life around and began the resurgence of street basketball by spawning the AND 1 Mix Tape Tour is a study in the urban American dream. The book, a mix of history, biographies and how-to, is somewhat repetitive, as the rest of the player biographies showcase men whose lives mostly follow Alston’s same path of redemption from street life. The final section focuses on each player’s signature move and gives a breakdown of how to do it. While these moves won’t fly in regulation games (e.g., "Off-the-Knee Alley-Oop"), they do illustrate the colorful nature of the street game. But even with this book’s strengths (which are mostly an outgrowth of Palmer’s way with words), it’s obvious this is primarily a 200-page syngeristic marketing tool to advertise AND 1 products and AND 1’s tour (which just happens to air on ESPN). Photos.
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