• Tall Tales

  • The Glory Years of the NBA, in the Words of the Men Who Played, Coached, and Built Pro Basketball
  • By: Terry Pluto
  • Narrated by: Matthew Dudley
  • Length: 14 hrs and 47 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (40 ratings)

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Tall Tales

By: Terry Pluto
Narrated by: Matthew Dudley
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Publisher's Summary

The legends of the game and the magic of the times - an oral history of pro basketball's wonder years, by the author of the highly acclaimed Loose Balls. Using a lively oral history format, Terry Pluto provides the best look yet at the glory days of the NBA. Tall Tales is essential reading for any fan who understands that the history of the league does not begin and end with Michael Jordan.

©1992 Terry Pluto (P)2013 Audible, Inc.

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Pluto is a great look at the early NBA . Original sources for the book work great as a narrative.
But, the narrator mispronounced more than 15 players names. It is distracting and shows the lack of research.

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Loved this book!

This book tells a whole lot about pro basketball from 1948 to 1972. I loved this book & it gets 5 stars from me.

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  • Dru C.
  • 06-10-20

Sensational.

Extremely enjoyable and informative. well written and easy to listen too. Nothing left to say.