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Patty Mills 2/e

Beyond Basketball
  • ISBN-13: 9781922810618
  • By Boti Nagy
  • Price: AUD $29.99
  • Stock: 720 in stock
  • Availability: Order will be despatched as soon as possible.
  • Local release date: 29/07/2024
  • Format: Paperback (235.00mm X 153.00mm) 312 pages Weight: 480g
  • Categories: Ball games [WSJ]

Patty Mills: Beyond Basketball is the first book exploring the Indigenous Australian athlete and trail blazer—the first Indigenous Australian to win an NBA Championship in 2014 with the San Antonio Spurs. He continues to break records and inspire with his achievements, all of which are covered in this tribute to the extraordinary sportsman. In 2021 he led the Boomers to their first Olympic medal at the Tokyo Olympics, arguably the greatest single game played by anyone wearing the green-and-gold for an Australian men’s basketball team, and in 2022 he was awarded an AM (Member of the Order of Australia) for charitable initiatives in the Indigenous community and his contribution to basketball in the Australia Day honours. The fan-favourite basketball star continues to inspire the next generation of basketballers as he blazes a trail in the NBA.

A former News Corporation journalist and multiple award-winning sports writer Boti Nagy is a five-time nominee for Basketball Australia’s Hall of Fame for his contribution to the sport, and was inducted last year into the Basketball SA Hall of Fame. He previously has written three critically-acclaimed books on basketball, “High Flyers,” “Mahervellous! The Brett Maher Story” and “A Type of Life” his memoir in the sport. During his working life, he has covered Olympic Games and basketball World Championships, with the unique distinction of seeing every team since the launch of the National Basketball League in 1979 and the Women’s NBL in 1981.

* This new and updated edition includes the 2023 World Cup and 2023-24 NBA season.
* Written by award-winning sports writer Boti Nagy, a five-time nomineefor Basketball Australia’s Hall of Fame for his contribution to the sportand a record 12-time recipient of Australia’s Basketball Writer of theYear award, he bring a unique and close insight into the sport and its history as well as Patty’s achievements to date.
* The first book to focus on Patty Mills with an overview of his careerand leadership position in the Indigenous community—from theShadows Basketball Club in Canberra to college basketball, the NBAand the Boomers’ historic Tokyo Olympics bronze medal win and allaspects of Patty Mills’ amazing and inspiring life, his commitment toshare, give back and inspire every generation from the young to theold.
* Available for Father’s Day, NBA 2023–24 Season commencingOctober, and for Christmas gifting.
* Previous Edition ISBN: 9781922810106

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