Foul Lines A Pro Basketball Novel Author:Jack McCallum, L. Jon Wertheim From two senior Sports Illustrated writers comes an explosive, fast-paced satire that will do for today's NBA what North Dallas Forty did for the NFL a generation ago.Just months from his Yale graduation, street-smart whiz kid Jamal Kelly leaves school to take a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join the front office of the Los Ang... more »eles Lasers. Once on the West Coast, Jamal gets a quick introduction to a subculture awash in big egos and fast cars, as well as an introduction to the charms of the team's new hard-charging beat writer, Jilly Forrester.In the spirit of Primary Colors and The Devil Wears Prada, Foul Lines peels back the curtain on the trappings of big-time professional basketball. No other sport encapsulates so many cultural hot-button topics, and Foul Lines at once exposes and lampoons this parallel universe.« less
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This "fictional" sports novel is written by two seasoned sport journalists. It has a lot of characters that seem "oddly" familiar--LOL! And the main team sounds like a Fake version of the Lakers. It's a great read for basketball fans with just the right amount of humor.