Imagine receiving an invitation to your boss's party to watch a basketball game. Horror strikes because you don't know the first thing about the sport--or maybe you'd like to know more. Or, you love your job, and you want to impress your supervisor and colleagues. But what's a free throw? Why are those men running down the court and charging about wildly?
Before you go nuts trying to learn the language of basketball on your own, read Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo to understand the game. Let this book familiarize you with the expressions the broadcasters use on TV and radio; grasp what's happening when those men on the court in striped shirts thrust their arms high above their heads. One hint. They're not beginning a cheer, such as the wave.
Game-Day Goddess: Learning Basketball's Lingo documents the action you'll see on television or hear on the radio, or in the stands, and the essentials of the game. A handy reference covering the most important phrases and words used in today's game at the pro and college level, this concise dictionary features simple entries.
With this resource, readers will never again be at a loss for the meaning of a basketball phrase or feel foolish because they don't know what's going on out on the court.