Real Hoops (Fred Bowen Sports Stories (Paperback)

Basketball)

By Fred Bowen

Peachtree Publishing Company, 9781561455669, 118pp.

Publication Date: February 1, 2011

List Price: 6.95*
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Description

Can street ball and technical play mix it up on the court and score wins for the team?
Ben and Logan are looking forward to playing basketball for Roosevelt High School. Ben will play shooting guard, and Logan will be the team's center. But they still need a point guard. The two boys discover Antonio "Hud" Hudson at the local rec center, where fast-paced pickup games are the rule. Hud is just what the team needs. Even better, he is coming to Roosevelt But Roosevelt's coach has one rule for the boys: no pickup basketball. So when Ben finds Hud playing pickup, he has to make a decision. As captain, can Ben help Hud balance his passion for the game and his dedication to the team?
Author Fred Bowen continues his Sports Story series with full court, play-by-play action that's sure to keep readers on the edge of their seats An afterword proves the real story of pickup basketball and Holcombe Rucker Park, one of the most famous basketball playgrounds.