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Black Men Can"t Shoot

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English


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FormatElectronic resource
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Open LibraryOL24266282M
ISBN 109780226076058


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Brooks. University of Chicago Press, Manufacturer: University of Chicago Pres, Black Men Can’t Shoot is a moving coming-of-age story that counters the belief that basketball only exploits kids and lures them into following empty dreams—and shows us that by playing ball, some of these young black men have already begun their education even before they get to college.5/5(4).

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The book based on his experiences and his research, Black Men Can’t Shoot (University of Chicago Press, ), follows two of the league’s young players, Jermaine and Ray, as they learn the game, develop their skills, and work to “get known” in the world of Philadelphia basketball.

As Scott explains in the interview, “getting known” is a complicated and demanding process of gaining status on the court. Black Men Can’t Shoot has all the hallmarks of a classic sports book, with a climactic championship game and a suspenseful ending as we wait to find out if Jermaine and Ray will be recruited.

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Brooks spent four years coaching summer league basketball in. “Scott was an average high school basketball player, but Black Men Can’t Shoot is an all-star book. I couldn’t put it down. It cracked me up, put me on edge, and reminded me why I love this game—Chuck, Jermaine, and Ray, the old heads and the young bulls.

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