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This O My Life My MOBI #190 is the story O My Epub #224 of perhaps the greatest all around player in basketball history told straight from his mouthThe name Oscar Robertson nowadays gets mentioned in conjunction with one of basketball's seminal accomplishments the triple The Big PDF double season The year was He was all of twenty three No player in basketball history had ever done this No one has done it since not Magic Johnson not Larry Bird not Michael or Big O My PDFEPUB #227 Kobe Throughout the Big O My Life My Kindle first five years of his career he averaged a triple doubleVideotape does not do him justice The images are washed out the colors faded and fuzzy in a manner associated with bygone eras Big O My Life My Kindle the fashions and style of play not aging well And yet there is palpable greatnessHe was voted into the Basketball Hall of Fame on the first ballot and the National Association of Basketball Coaches named him their player of the century ESPN put him among their fifty greatest athletes of the century the National Basketball Association on their list of the fifty greatest p. There are a number of factual mistakes re dates and events But otherwise it's a great book about a remarkable person and the huge racism he steadily encountered in his life The basketball is good reading too

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The Big O My Life My Times My GameLayers On and on So many accolades that they run into one anotherBut the story of Oscar Robertson is about much than basketball The story of Oscar Robertson is one of a shy black child growing up in a city so segregated that until he is ten years old his only exposure to white people is the distant memory of two Tennessee farm owners whose land his father had worked It is the story of a poor family and absent parents working long hours without complaint or rewardThe story of Oscar Robertson is also the story of the basketball crazed state of Indiana and Crispus Attucks High School the high school he led to the state championship He joins the University of Cincinnati's basketball team and handles the ball on the perimeter in a way that has never been seen beforeOscar Robertson enters the NBA with the Cincinnati Royals who have been just barely holding on as they wait for the fledgling star Robertson does not disappoint Moving to the backcourt he simply revolutionizes the gameThe story of Oscar Robertson is one of a superstar at the height of his career becoming the president of a union the National. I read this book some time ago but did not have it listed in my books and when I happen to remember a book I add it to my list I already knew some about The Big O being a lifelong Cincinnatian I did not remember how rough some of his experiences were and that Cincinnati was so racist Obviously a great player he is a welcome addition to the city and a succesful business man as well as a model citizen from all accounts

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The Big O My Life My Times My Game review ☆ 3 ´ ➡ [Epub] ➛ The Big O My Life My Times My Game By Oscar Robertson ➫ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk This is the story of perhaps the greatest all around player in basketball history told straight from his mouthThe name Oscar Robertson nowadays gets mentioned in conBasketball Players Association using his fame to try to improve conditions for all basketball players It is the story of the man who sues the NBA for the right to free agencyHe is thirty one years old when the Milwaukee Bucks trade for him And so Oscar Robertson's story is also the story of a veteran player who joins young superstar Lew Alcindor the future Kareem Abdul Jabbar and leads Milwaukee to an NBA championshipIt is the story of a man who at thirty four years old is forced to leave the game Who is blacklisted from coaching and is forced out of broadcasting Who must face uestions not about whether he fought the good fight but how he fought itTwo years after he leaves basketball after six years of legal wrangling Robertson wins his lawsuit with the NBA It is the story of a man who revolutionized the game of basketball twice once on the court and once in the way that the business of basketball is conducted It is the story of how the NBA as we now know it was built Of race in America in the second half of the twentieth century Of a complex hero An uncompromising man It is Oscar Robertson's sto. One of the methodical autobiographies I have ever read It marches from one topic to the next chronologically without much color Still it was clearly written by a ghost writerI left the book far informed about Oscar Robertson but I still feel like there is a lot of meat left on the bone If you could get Robertson and others to participate a biography might be a far interesting read