The Resource Earl the pearl, Earl Monroe, (electronic resource)

Earl the pearl, Earl Monroe, (electronic resource)

Label
Earl the pearl
Title
Earl the pearl
Statement of responsibility
Earl Monroe
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Earl "The Pearl" Monroe is a basketball legend whose impact on the game transcends statistics, a player known as much for his unorthodox, "playground" style of play as his championship pedigree. Observers said that watching him play was like listening to jazz, his moves resembling free-floating improvisations. "I don't know what I'm going to do with the ball," Monroe once admitted, "and if I don't know, I'm quite sure the guy guarding me doesn't know either." Traded to the New York Knicks before the 1971-72 season, Monroe became a key member of the beloved, star-studded 1972-73 Knicks team that captured the NBA title. And now, on the 40th anniversary of that championship season--the franchise's last--Monroe is finally ready to tell his remarkable story. Written with bestselling author Quincy Troupe (Miles, The Pursuit of Happyness) Earl the Pearl will retrace Monroe's life from his upbringing in a tough South Philadelphia neighborhood through his record-setting days at Winston-Salem State, to his NBA Rookie of the Year season in 1967, his tremendous years with the Baltimore Bullets and ultimately his redemptive, championship glory with the New York Knicks. The book will culminate with a revealing epilogue in which Monroe reflects on the events of the past 40 years, offers his insights into the NBA today, and his thoughts on the future of the game he loves
Summary
he personal story of the Hall of Fame NBA star traces his upbringing in a tough South Philadelphia neighborhood and his statistic-transcending career, offering insight into his "playground" competitive style and his views on the game today
Biography type
autobiography
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10177912
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1944-
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Monroe, Earl
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Monroe, Earl
  • New York Knicks (Basketball team)
  • Basketball players
  • Basketball
  • African American basketball players
  • Professional basketball
  • Professional basketball players
Target audience
adult
Label
Earl the pearl, Earl Monroe, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11442953
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609615628
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11442953
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Earl the pearl, Earl Monroe, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11442953
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781609615628
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11442953
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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