“As a coach, I’m always looking for both talent and character. Playing with Purpose: Basketball will introduce you to ten professionals whose faith is as strong as their court presence. You’ll love their story.”
Mike Krzyzewski, “Coach K” Duke University
"If you want to know the real heart beneath the jersey of top NBA players, then you need to grab a copy of Playing with Purpose and dig in. You will be inspired by their love of the game and more importantly their love for God. From the very beginning of basketball, Naismith saw his game as a way to impact people for Christ. If you are a player, coach, fan or parent, this book is for you!"
-Dan Britton, Executive Vice President, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Playing with Purpose: Basketball chronicles the lives of several players who stand strong for their Christian faith on the professional hardwoods. Veteran CBA author Mike Yorkey profiles NBA stars both established and up-and-coming—such as Jeremy Lin, Kyle Korver, Anthony Parker, and Luke Ridnour, introducing readers to talented athletes with compelling faith stories.
This is a great book. It is inspiring and awesome. It was really fun to read the testimonies of these great basketball players. --A. J. Shumake Age 13Published on February 24, 2013 by Lance Shumake
This is a great compilation of stories and testimonies of some super young men who live a life of purpose under some very difficult circumstances. Read morePublished on June 11, 2012 by Laura Koop