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The Fever: A Complete Account of How a Team from Detroit Rocked the Basketball World in 2004--Told by a Fan

David Lawless

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ISBN 10: 0595669484 / ISBN 13: 9780595669486
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Title: The Fever: A Complete Account of How a Team ...

Publisher: iUniverse

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Hardcover. 346 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.2in. x 1.2in.Every year a new champion is crowned in the world of professional basketball. But few seasons feature a champion that has countless ups and downs, key coaching and player changes, dominating defensive play, and one player who is criticized heavily early in the season that later becomes a hero, making one of the greatest plays in team history. Detroit experienced all these things during the 20032004 season and along with it, won the teams third ever championship. David Lawless was there, like he always is every year, following this team at the arena; on TV; even occasionally on the road. Its quite clear that he has The Fever. In The Fever, Lawless chronicles what its like to be a fan of a team that plays such an exciting style and ends up winning the games ultimate prize. True fans of the team and true fans of the sport itself, will relate to his use of first names, always, when describing the players and the exclamations of emotion that come out during the middle of a big playoff game. Each game is discussed in the same language and expressions that fans use. Theyre all here: each and every game analyzed like a coach would, but described with the passion of a true fan. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9780595669486

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Synopsis: Every year a new champion is crowned in the world of professional basketball. But few seasons feature a champion that has countless ups and downs, key coaching and player changes, dominating defensive play, and one player who is criticized heavily early in the season that later becomes a hero, making one of the greatest plays in team history.

Detroit experienced all these things during the 2003-2004 season and along with it, won the team's third ever championship. David Lawless was there, like he always is every year, following this team at the arena; on TV; even occasionally on the road. It's quite clear that he has The Fever.

In The Fever, Lawless chronicles what it's like to be a fan of a team that plays such an exciting style and ends up winning the game's ultimate prize. True fans of the team and true fans of the sport itself, will relate to his use of first names, always, when describing the players and the exclamations of emotion that come out during the middle of a big playoff game. Each game is discussed in the same language and expressions that fans use.

They're all here: each and every game analyzed like a coach would, but described with the passion of a true fan.

About the Author: David Lawless has produced his email-based newsletter on the Detroit Pistons for over two years. The newsletter and its corresponding web site, Pistonsfever.com, are resources of information and analysis on the team.A fan first and foremost, he has seen over 1,300 basketball games lifetime, the vast majority of which are Pistons games. He lives in Oakland County, Michigan.

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