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16 Best Basketball Books of All Time

Our goal: Find what the internet ranks as the best Basketball books (instead of one person's opinion).

    Our process:
  1. Search for "best basketball books" and study the top 5 articles.
  2. Add only the books mentioned 2+ times.
  3. Rank the results neatly for you here! 😊
    (This took a long time, but we do the research so you don't have to!)

(Updated 2022)

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  2. 4

    The Breaks of the Game

    David Halberstam

  3. 6
  4. 8
  5. 9
  6. 10

    When The Game Was Ours

    Earvin Magic Johnson

  7. 14


  • How was this Basketball books list created?

    We searched for "best Basketball books", found the top 5 articles, took every book mentioned in 2+ articles, and averaged their rankings.

  • How many Basketball books are in this list?

    There are 16 books in this list.

  • Why did you create this Basketball books list?

    We wanted to gather the most accurate list of Basketball books on the internet.

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