As if there aren’t enough questions that get thrown his way every week on #AskTitoMico, we ask Mico Halili about his best-of list for books. Here are his picks:
THE BREAKS OF THE GAME (1981) by David Halberstam
Read about the ’79 Portland Trail Blazers, Bill Walton, Kermit’s punch, and race in the NBA.
A SEASON ON THE BRINK (1986) by John Feinstein
Read about Bob Knight’s temper, Bob Knight’s genius coaching, and the Indiana Hoosiers.
HEAVEN IS A PLAYGROUND (1976) by Rick Telander
Read about The Subway Stars, Brooklyn, streetball, and graffiti raids.
THE LAST SHOT: CITY STREETS, BASKETBALL DREAMS (1994) by Darcy Frey
Read about Coney Island basketball, college recruitment, and Stephon Marbury.
THE MIRACLE OF ST. ANTHONY (2005) by Adrian Wojnarowski
Read about the struggles of college basketball players, the St. Anthony Friars, and coach Bob Hurley.