The Secret Game : A Basketball Story in Black and White, Paperback / softback Book

The Secret Game : A Basketball Story in Black and White Paperback / softback


In 1943, at the North Carolina College for Negroes, Coach John McLendon was on the verge of changing basketball forever.

His team was the highest-scoring team in America, and yet they faced danger whenever they traveled backcountry roads. Across town, the best squad on Duke University's campus wasn't the Blue Devils, but an all-white team from the medical school.

They were prepared to take on anyone -- until an audacious invitation arrived.

THE SECRET GAME is the story of a long-buried moment in the nation's sporting past.

A riveting account of a barrier-shattering game, the evolution of modern basketball - and the coming of a new America.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 400 pages, 26 b/w photos run w/ text
  • Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
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  • Category: Basketball
  • ISBN: 9780316244626

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