Washington State Magazine

Tag: Basketball

4 review(s) found with this tag.

New & Noteworthy for Winter 2014
Winter 2014
After Artest: The NBA and the Assault on Blackness by David J. Leonard  SUNY Press, 2012 :: After a brawl at a Pistons-Pacers game in 2004, the NBA adopted policies to govern black players and prevent them from embracing styles and persona...
Categories: Cultural studies, Poetry, Anthropology
Tags: African Americans, Basketball, Southwest United States

We Are the Bus
Summer 2013
This small book of poetry plays on themes of reminiscence, travel, and the bliss of simple things like being a boy with a Racket Box full of fireworks. This collection of 42 poems won the 2011 X.J. Kennedy Poetry Prize. In it McKean transports...
Categories: Poetry
Tags: Basketball, Memory

New & Noteworthy
Winter 2011
Standing Above the Crowdby James “Dukes” Donaldson ’79 Aviva Publishing , New York, 2011Donaldson mines his experiences as a former Cougar basketball and NBA star, entrepreneur, mentor, and community leader not just to tell his own st...
Categories: Business, Memoirs, Fiction
Tags: Management, Basketball, Organization, Fantasy, FBI

Home Stand: Growing Up in Sports
Winter 2005
Poetry in motion he wasn’t. At least not on the basketball court, even though 6’ 9” Jim McKean, his fadeaway jump shot, and his rebounding (he still holds the single-game Far West Classic rebounding record of 27, set against Princeton in 1967) ...
Categories: Memoirs, Athletics
Tags: Basketball