Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in College & University Basketball. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Shoot Your Shot: A Sport-Inspired Guide To Living Your Best Life


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Michael Jordan. Kobe Bryant. LeBron James. Stephen Curry. Kawhi Leonard. Giannis Antetokounmpo. James Harden. Kevin Durant. Russell Westbrook. These are some of the most high profile names in one of the world's most popular sports--basketball. But what steps did they take to elevate themselves to superstardom? What principles did they follow in order to become the best of the best? More importantly, how can you use their example to attain success in all of your endeavors? 'Shoot Your Shot' identifies the key principles that the world's most elite basketball players have applied to their lives and explains in detail how you can can use those same exact principles to help you navigate through life, accomplish your goals, and realize your dreams. Divided into Quarters and making you feel like you are in an actual basketball game, 'Shoot Your Shot' provides an entertaining and unique reading experience while equipping you with proven tools for success. More than just a book about sports, 'Shoot Your Shoot' is suitable for everyone--regardless of age, gender, background, or standing in life.

  • Author: Vernon Brundage Jr.
  • Publisher: Independently published (October 13, 2018)
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Basketball
  • ISBN: 978-1719900386
  • Dimensions: 5.25 x 0.5 x 8 inches

                 

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Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

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  • Author: Lizzie J. Russell
  • Publisher: Independently published (January 9, 2021)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Education & Reference
  • ISBN: 979-8592583506
  • Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.25 x 9.25 inches

                 

3. Walk-On Warrior: Drive, Discipline, and the Will to Win


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

A basketball journey like no other. The incredible autobiography of a college season at Marquette, a summer with Hall of Fame coach, Rick Majerus, and a court-side seat with the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks. Small town. Undersized. Not enough talent. John Willkom heard it all as a young basketball player growing up in rural Wisconsin. Despite the odds, John dedicated his life to the game, an arduous journey that challenged the very core of even the most disciplined. As John's hard work lands him amongst basketball's elite, it is the workouts, the people, and the behind-the-scenes interactions that not only change his skill set but how he lives his life. Both heartfelt and funny, Walk-On Warrior takes you into the mind of an athlete from John's perspective. Take a journey that will reignite your passion for life, challenge your perspectives on toughness and fear, and ultimately, inspire you to maximize your talent. *A must read for sports fans and youth that aspire to play college basketball

  • Author: John Willkom
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (August 15, 2018)
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Basketball
  • ISBN: 978-1983693069
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.52 x 9 inches

                 

4. How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 days: The Ultimate Guide to Drastically Improving Your Basketball Shooting, Passing and Dribbling Skills (Basketball in Color)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Want to learn the exact basketball skills, strategies, and techniques the pros use? Discover a 21-day fast-track program to break through your basketball barriers. Struggling to nail that winning shot? Can’t seem to pull off the spectacular passes and incredible crossovers you see on TV? James Wilson is a 30-year veteran of basketball coaching with experience gained in 20 countries. Wilson’s genius, laser-focused 21-day program is designed to improve your game no matter your current skill level. How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 Days: The Ultimate Guide to Drastically Improving Your Basketball Shooting, Passing and Dribbling Skills , teaches you precision drills and specific exercises to stack skill after skill. Using Wilson’s special core philosophy, this thorough system will improve your form, develop new skills, and help you challenge even the most advanced players. In How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 Days , you’ll discover: Expert techniques to dramatically increase your basketball shooting accuracy How to crush your crossovers and handle the ball like a boss How to toughen your mental state and play with courage, confidence, and control How to challenge those more advanced players and succeed while doing it How to be that go-to player who takes the winning shot and much, much more! How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 Days is the definitive manual for any basketball player from amateur to pro. If you like learning practical, step-by-step, no-nonsense techniques straight from an expert, then you’ll love Wilson's easy-to-follow guide. Buy How to Be Better At Basketball in 21 Days to slam dunk the competition today! Don't forget to claim a FREE Kindle version with your purchase of Paperback copy!

  • Author: James Wilson
  • Publisher: Independently published (March 22, 2017)
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Basketball
  • ISBN: 978-1520899718
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.21 x 9 inches

                 

5. How to Dunk if You’re Under 6 Feet Tall: 13 Proven Ways to Jump Higher and Drastically Increase Your Vertical Jump in 4 Weeks (Vertical Jump Training Program in Black&White)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Have you tried and failed to will your short body to dunk a basketball? Learn how even the most vertically challenged players can slam the ball home with ease. Have you been told you're far too short to touch the rim, let alone throw the ball down? Having trouble increasing your vertical leap no matter how much weightlifting you do? Author James Wilson is a 30-year veteran of basketball coaching in 20 different countries. He's cracked the scientific code to allow players of any height to dunk like a pro, and now he's here to share his secrets with you. In How to Dunk if You’re Under 6 Feet Tall: 13 Proven Ways to Jump Higher and Drastically Increase Your Vertical Jump in 4 Weeks , you'll learn the meticulous science behind increasing your vertical leap. Through his proven step-by-step plan, you'll find out the exact techniques necessary to dunk your first basketball in just four weeks. Without weightlifting or special equipment, you'll soon be able to jam in front of your friends with either one hand or two. In How to Dunk if You’re Under 6 Feet Tall , you’ll discover: The best exercise techniques for increasing your vertical jump in just four weeks The best basketball shoes to make you jump higher How shorter people can go from barely touching the rim to dunking with one or two hands How to jump higher without lifting weights The precision mechanics of the perfect jump and dunk and much, much more! How to Dunk if You’re Under 6 Feet Tall is an established expert’s ultimate guide to increasing your vertical jumps and making slam-dunks a reality. If you like a step-by-step programs, scientifically-backed exercises, and making rapid progress, then you’ll love Wilson’s landmark book. Buy How to Dunk if You’re Under 6 Feet Tall to make those rim-rattling slams a reality today! Don't forget to claim a FREE Kindle version with your purchase of Paperback copy!

  • Author: James Wilson
  • Publisher: Independently published (March 15, 2017)
  • Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Exercise & Fitness
  • ISBN: 978-1520848952
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.13 x 9 inches

                 



6. How to Play Basketball for Kids: A Complete Guide for Parents and Players (149 Pages)


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

“HOW TO PLAY BASKETBALL FOR KIDS A COMPLETE GUIDE FOR PARENTS AND PLAYERS This book is an excellent guide for inspiring youths who want to excel in the game of basketball. Author Tony R. Smith provides not only the basic fundamentals that are needed for success, but a blueprint that can be used on any level of the game.  I highly recommend this book not only for players, but coaches as well. Fantastic Read !” ( Ty Randolph former NBA Development Coach) How to Play Basketball for Kids: A Complete Guide for Parents and Players Basketball is an extraordinary sport  to support whole child development.  Tony R. Smith showcases key fundamentals for sound player development. Concentrating on essential skills of the game: Conditioning, Jumping Ability, Shooting, Defense, Rebounding, Footwork, Boxing Out and much more, Smith outlines basics in accessible language. Basketball is a game of mental and physical endurance - this book shows how to gain it all. As a bonus,  a section has been added to help players with diet and strength training. Edited: by J. Cade 6 x 9 Book Size easy to use Over 40 Drills for parents/coaches/players Bonus Smoothie/Protein Recipe Reviewed by a Head College Basketball Coach “Tony R. Smith’s book is very detailed and focuses on the things that will make youth basketball players fundamentally sound.  Tony dives deep into the basics of youth basketball skill development!”  ( Al Pinkins Associate Head Basketball Coach University of Florida Gators)

  • Author: Tony R. Smith
  • Publisher: Independently published (October 15, 2019)
  • Genre: Crafts, Hobbies & Home, Antiques & Collectibles
  • ISBN: 978-1697898798
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.34 x 9 inches

                 

7. The Fab Five: Basketball Trash Talk the American Dream


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Recounts the remarkable story of University of Michigan basketball players Chris Webber, Jalen Rose, Juan Howard, Jimmy King, and Ray Jackson, and chronicles their success in the NCAA tournaments of 1992 and 1993.

  • Author: Mitch Albom
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing (November 30, 1993)
  • Genre: Sports & Outdoors, Basketball
  • ISBN: 978-0446517348
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.97 x 9 inches

                 

8. Stephen Curry: A Sharpshooter's Journey to the NBA & Beyond


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Do you wish you could shoot a basketball like a future Hall of Fame superstar? Discover the insider secrets, training techniques, and daily workouts of one of the NBA's sharpest shooters. Are you embarrassed to show off your shot on the basketball court? Are you fed up with time-consuming drills that haven't improved your game? Author Steve James spent his youth analyzing professional athletes and documenting the practices of successful players. In this comprehensive biography, James reveals all of Stephen Curry's incredible shooting methods, training workouts, and specific practice programs. In Stephen Curry: A Sharpshooter's Journey to the NBA & Beyond , you’ll discover the exact methods used by NBA superstar Stephen Curry that will show you how to shoot with deadly accuracy. James’ insightful basketball biography dives deep into Curry’s workouts and drills, setting out a blueprint for you to follow and get incredible results. In Stephen Curry , you’ll discover: A comprehensive analysis of Curry's life and disciplines including his motivational rituals Exactly how many shots you need to take per day to develop pro skills Curry's secret training regimens he uses to continue improving his game The famous dribbling method that sets Curry apart from all others The insider secrets that have allowed Curry to dominate the game and much, much more! Stephen Curry is a comprehensive unpacking of the daily disciplines, workout secrets, and basketball sharpshooting skills that make Curry the NBA showstopper he is today. If you like practical techniques, easy-to-understand instructions, and following the exact training methods used by professional athletes, then you'll love James’ brilliant biography. Buy Stephen Curry to start draining more threes today!

  • Author: Steve James
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (June 4, 2017)
  • Genre: Children's Books, Sports & Outdoors
  • ISBN: 978-1547116782
  • Dimensions: 6 x 0.21 x 9 inches

                 

9. Brands Win Championships


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

Defense doesn't win championships. Defense wins games. Brands win championships. In ten years, the most consistently successful college athletic programs will be those with the strongest brands, not simply the strongest defense or most explosive offense from year to year. It's not just about x's and o's anymore. It's about polarizing uniforms on the field and massive billboards in Times Square. It's about making your brand sexy to seventeen- and eighteen-year-old blue-chip athletes. And this is your guidebook on how to reach them. In the world of college athletics today, it's easier to crash a party than throw a party. Brands Win Championships will show you how. Inside, you'll find three simple brand-building steps that can take your program from bad to good or from good to great.  "A must-read for anyone in sports marketing. This book sees the future and shows you how to get there."- Nate Scott, USA TODAY Sports, For the Win "Win or lose, here's how to build a national reputation for your college sports brand"- Al Ries, Author, Positioning: The Battle for Your Mind "Brands Win Championships offers a practical primer on how to build your brand with story and perception"- Tim Newcomb, Sports Illustrated "Die hard fans-that one concept, that one overlooked idea-is just one of the big ideas you'll find inside this book that's not actually about sports "- Seth Godin, Author, Linchpin

  • Author: Jeremy Allen Darlow
  • Publisher: Jack and June Publishing (January 31, 2015)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Industries
  • ISBN: 978-0990562207
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.49 x 8 inches

                 

10. Athletes Are Brands Too: How Brand Marketing Can Save Today's Athlete


Top 10 Best Books to Read in College & University Basketball - August 2021

The athlete's guide to building a personal brand and a future beyond sports. Athletes Are Brands Too teaches athletes at every level how to build a brand that can lead to success in life, regardless of what happens in their athletic career. One part road map, one part call to arms, this guide gives athletes the tools to build their influence, beat the odds, and leverage their athletic accomplishments well beyond sports. In the world of athlete branding, it's easier to crash a party than throw a party. This book will show you how.

  • Author: Jeremy Darlow
  • Publisher: Jack and June Publishing; Illustrated edition (December 1, 2017)
  • Genre: Business & Money, Industries
  • ISBN: 978-0999633205
  • Dimensions: 5 x 0.54 x 8 inches