Hoops
Myers, Walter Dean 
   

Format: Paperback
Library Classification: Junior Fiction
BIC Subjects: Fiction
Audience: Young adult
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Imprint: Ember
Publication Date: 15/04/2012
Place of Publication: United States


 Synopsis  Information
All eyes are on seventeen-year-old Lonnie Jackson while he practices with his team for a city-wide basketball Tournament of Champions. His coach, Cal, knows Lonnie has what it takes to be a pro-basketball player, but warns him about giving in to the pressure. Cal knows because he, too, once had the chance--but sold out. As the Tournament nears, Lonnie learns that some heavy bettors want Cal to keep him on the bench so that the team will lose the championship. As the last seconds of the game tick away Lonnie and Cal must make a decision. Are they eilling to blow the chance of a lifetime? Ages 13+.