Search - List of Books by Jerry Lucas

Jerry Ray Lucas (born March 30, 1940) was a basketball player from the 1950s to the 1970s, and is now a memory education expert. In 1996, the NBA's 50th anniversary, he was named one of the 50 greatest players in National Basketball Association history. He was named to Sports Illustrateds five-man College All-Century Team in 1999.

Lucas was born in Middletown, Ohio, then a community of 30,000+ halfway between Dayton and Cincinnati, that in the 1940s and 1950s boasted one of the most respected high school basketball programs in the United States.Greatly encouraged, Lucas began pouring hours each day into the town's game during his early teens.

Lucas had become a local playground legend by age 15, in Sunset Park. Sunset Park was then a regional summer hotbed for high school, college and even some pro players. Future Cincinnati Royals teammates Wayne Embry and Oscar Robertson were visitors there. Lucas was already at almost his full-grown height of 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)by age 15, out-playing college players with his advanced game.

With no real model to look up to for his game, Lucas simply utilized his rare 20-10 eyesight and remarkable hands to train his shooting and rebounding to remarkable degrees. He created his own drills, showing a gift for inventing games he would utilize later as well.

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Total Books: 23
Picture Perfect Spanish A Survival Guide to Speaking Spanish
States and Capitals and the Presidents A Fun and Easy Way to Learn Through Pictures
Grammar Graphics and Picture Perfect Punctuation A Fun and Easy Way to Learn Through Pictures
The Times Tables A Fun and Easy Way to Learn Through Pictures
2000 - The Times Tables a Fun and Easy Way to Learn Through Pictures (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781930853058
ISBN-10: 193085305X
Genre: Reference
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.
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Bible Basics A Fun and Easy Way for Families to Learn the Bible Together
The Memory Book  The Classic Guide to Improving Your Memory at Work at School and at Play
Becoming a Mental Math Wizard
1991 - Becoming a Mental Math Wizard (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781558702165
ISBN-10: 1558702164
Genres: Children's Books, Teen & Young Adult, Science & Math
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The Memory Book
1989 - The Memory Book (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780880293228
ISBN-10: 0880293225
Genre: Health, Fitness & Dieting
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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Theomatics  God's Best Kept Secret Revealed
1986 - Theomatics God's Best Kept Secret Revealed (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780812860177
ISBN-10: 0812860179
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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Ready Set Remember How To Spell
1979 - Ready Set Remember How to Spell [Volume One] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780914850687
ISBN-10: 0914850687
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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Ready set remember
1978 - Ready Set Remember (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780914850311
ISBN-10: 0914850318
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Theomatics God's Best Kept Secret Revealed
1977 - Theomatics God's Best Kept Secret Revealed (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780812821819
ISBN-10: 0812821815
Genre: Christian Books & Bibles
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Memory Book
1975 - Memory Book (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780491015448
ISBN-10: 0491015445
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Championship Card Tricks
Championship Card Tricks (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780448115375
ISBN-10: 0448115379
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An American Gangster's Wife The Cost of the Dream
Great Unsolved Mysteries of Science/from the End of the Dinosaurs to Interstellar Travel and Life on Other Planets
Names and Faces Made Easy The Fun and Easy Way to Remember People
Learning How to Learn The Ultimate Learning and Memory Instruction