Charley Rosen is the co-author with Phil Jackson of Maverick (1975) and the New York Times bestseller More Than a Game (2001). As a player at Hunter College, Rosen set numerous scoring and rebounding records, and has subsequently coached several teams in the Continental Basketball League. He has a Master’s degree in Medieval Literature and has written more than a hundred articles for publications ranging from the New York Time Book Review to Men’s Journal, plus thousands of pieces for sports websites. His previously published books include six novels and twelve works of non-fiction. He lives with his wife Daia in upstate New York.
Bo Lassner is an ex-coach and an ex-player who currently scouts collegiate and high school hoopsters for the New Jersey Nets. As such, he has no stake in who wins or who loses, and approaches each game and each player with a purity of vision. For him, life is a metaphor for basketball. However, although he knows the secrets at the heart of the game, he is caught up in the behind-the-doors politics that's rampant in the NBA. Here are his iconoclastic views of basketball, love, and American culture.
2013 | 180 pages