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Brooklyn Bounce: The Highs and Lows of Nets Basketball’s Historic First Season in the Borough by [Appleman, Jake]
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The New Jersey Nets began life as the New Jersey Americans in 1966 in the fledgling American Basketball Association. Over the decades, the team morphed through a number of names and arenas, and in 2012, they moved to the Barclay Arena in Brooklyn and began life anew as the Brooklyn Nets. Appleman recounts the team’s tumultuous first year in the borough. The Nets are currently owned by an iconoclastic Russian billionaire who promises a championship in five years or he will get married! The stakes are high. So high, in fact, that head coach Avery Johnson was dumped partway through the season. Appleman chronicles the season-long roller-coaster ride in which the players struggled with their roles and the expectations of their owner and an enthusiastic, demanding fan base. The drama extends into the off-season when interim coach P. J. Carlesimo was fired and replaced by former Nets player and virgin coach Jason Kidd. Appleman’s account is a breezy, cautionary tale for modern sports fans in an era in which money trumps all, and owners who know nothing about the NBA meddle destructively. --Wes Lukowsky

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"Appleman’s account is a breezy, cautionary tale for modern sports fans in an era in which money trumps all, and owners who know nothing about the NBA meddle destructively." (Booklist)

“Brooklyn Bounce is full of insights on the small dramas…. I’m a lifelong Lakers nut and found myself interested in the Nets for the first time in my life.” (CBS Local, "Man Cave")

"Must-read material." (Complex Sports)

"An excellent book on [the] Nets first season in Brooklyn. Very well done." (Adrian Wojnarowski, Yahoo! Sports )

"A fun read." (Good Times Magazine)

“Appleman’s wit, enthusiasm for his subject, and familiarity with the players lifts Brooklyn Bounce above most season chronicles." (Boston Globe)


Product details

  • File Size: 21425 KB
  • Print Length: 273 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 1476726760
  • Publisher: Scribner (February 4, 2014)
  • Publication Date: February 4, 2014
  • Sold by: Simon and Schuster Digital Sales Inc
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DPM7WDI
  • Text-to-Speech: Not enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Lending: Not Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,466,503 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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