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review The Legends Club Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB The riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest rivalry among three coaching legends University of North Carolina's Dean Smith Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano by the king of college basketball writers #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn March 18 1980 the immensely powerful Duke basketball program announced the hiring of its new coach the man who would resurrect the team restore glory to Duke and defeat the legendary Dean Smith who coached down the road at UNC Chapel Hill and had turned UNC into a powerhouse Duke's new man was Mike Krzyzewski The only problem was no one knew who Krzyzewski was he had a so so record in his sho. In 1980 North Carolina was already established as a legendary basketball program with a legendary coach Dean Smith That year the two biggest rivals of the Tar Heels Duke and North Carolina State hired Mike Krzyzweski and Jim Valvano respectively That led to a decade of intense basketball between these three schoolsJohn Feinstein considered by many to be one of the best writers of college basketball captures the spirt of this three headed rivalry by telling the story of not only the successes on the court of these three coaches but by also exploring what made each one of them so intense despite having distinctly different personalitiesFeinstein is a no nonsense writer as he tells stories of the recruiting wars between the three the intensely competitive fire inside each one against one another and insightful stories that bring the reader inside the mind of each coach Feinstein gives each time eual time through the time that all three coached However I felt that Feinstein did his best work when writing about the discovery of Valvano s cancer and all that happened until his death in 1993 The stories have been told before but not like this Feinstein should also get extra kudos for getting Valvano s widow to open up so freely about the loss of her husband This section made for some of the best reading in the entire book Readers who have enjoyed Feinstein s previous books on college basketball such as A Season on the Brink and The Last Amateurs will enjoy this one as well Covering the game and the three schools who were coached by these three legendary coaches in his usual informative style The Legends Club is a book that every basketball fan should add to his or her collectionI wish to thank Doubleday Publishing for providing an advance review copy of the book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Hitler riveting inside story of college basketball's fiercest Hidden rivalry among three coaching legends University of North Carolina's Dean Smith Duke's Mike Krzyzewski and North Carolina State's Jim Valvano by the king of college basketball writers #1 New York Times bestseller John FeinsteinOn March 18 1980 the immensely powerful Duke basketball program announced the hiring of its new coach the man who would Luther resurrect the team Im Augenblick des Todes Severin Boesherz #2 restore glory to Duke and defeat the legendary Dean Smith who coached down the Historic Ghosts and Ghost Hunters record in his sho. 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review The Legends Club Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB Way The Legends Club is a sports book that captures an era in American sport and culture documenting the inside view of a decade of absolutely incredible competition Feinstein pulls back the curtain on the recruiting wars the intensely personal competition that wasn't always friendly the enormous pressure and national stakes and the battle for the very soul of college basketball allegiance in a hot bed area Getting to the roots of the NCAA goliath that is followed religiously by millions of fans today Feinstein uses his unprecedented access to all three coaches to paint a portrait only he could conjure The Legends Club is destined to be one of Feinstein's biggest bestseller. 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review The Legends Club Ð eBook or Kindle ePUB Rt time as head coach of Army and worst of all no one could even pronounce his name The announcement caused head scratches if not immediate calls for his head and on this note his career at Duke began      The table was set nine days later when on March 27 1980 Jim Valvano was hired by North Carolina State to be their new head coach The hiring didn't raise as many eyebrows but with the exuberant Valvano on board two new coaches were now in place to challenge Dean Smith and the most sensational competitive decade in history was about to unfold      In the skillful hands of John Feinstein this extraordinary rivalry and the men behind it come to life in a uniue intimate. Should you read this book 1 Are you a UNC Duke or NC St fan If so your excuse for not reading this book is invalid You HAVE to read it You ll probably even walk away with an added respect for your team s nemesis 2 Are you at least modestly interested in college basketball If so you ll find this book fascinating Read it If not skip it 3 Would you like to grow as a leader If so this might be worth your time It can t hurt to learn about some of the greatest leaders basketball has ever known 4 Do you have a heart If so you ll be moved by Jimmy V s battle with cancer Dean Smith s dementia the relationships that formed between these 3 men


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  • Hardcover
  • 416
  • The Legends Club
  • John Feinstein
  • en
  • 16 August 2020
  • 9780385539418