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Furious George : my forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection, George Karl with Curt Sampson, (large print)

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Furious George : my forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection
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Furious George
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my forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection
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George Karl with Curt Sampson
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eng
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"A man of deep passion and intensity, George Karl earned his bad boy reputation while playing at the University of North Carolina, a rap that continued through the five years he spent with the San Antonio Spurs--and long after he stopped playing. Karl's beery nights, fistfights, and barking followed him into a thirty-five-year coaching career. In a game defined by big stakes and bigger egos, rabid fans and an unforgiving media, Karl was hired and fired a dozen times. After leading a team beset by injuries and with no superstar to its best season of all time--an achievement that earned Karl the title NBA Coach of the Year--he was dumped by the Denver Nuggets in 2013. Less than a year and a half later, Karl was at the helm of the Sacramento Kings, snarling and bellowing on the sidelines before being cut loose in May 2016. Intense, obstinate, and loud, Karl has never backed down from a confrontation, whether with management, officials, or star players, as NBA legends from Allan Iverson to Gary Payton to Carmelo Anthony to Demarcus Cousins can attest. Telling his story, Karl holds nothing back as he speaks out about the game that has defined his life, including the greed, selfishness, and ass-covering he believes are characteristic of the modern NBA player, and the rampant corruption that leads all the way to the office of the NBA commissioner, David Stern. Karl also reveals how he's learned to deal with the personalities, the pressure, and the setbacks with a resilience he acquired from his three bouts with cancer. Raw, hard-hitting, and brutally honest, Furious George is as thrilling, unpredictable, and entertaining as the game that has defined Karl's life"--From the publisher's web site
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autobiography
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BTCTA
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  • 796.323/092
  • B
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illustrations
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no index present
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GV884.K365
LC item number
A3 2017b
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non fiction
Furious George : my forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection, George Karl with Curt Sampson, (large print)
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Furious George : my forty years surviving NBA divas, clueless GMs, and poor shot selection, George Karl with Curt Sampson, (large print)
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23 cm.
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First HarperLuxe edition, large print edition.
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339 pages (large print)
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large print
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9780062496997
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illustrations;
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