Women of the Court: Inside the WNBA (英語) ペーパーバック – 2008/5/1
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With over ten million fans, the WNBA has transcended sport and become a cultural phenomenon all across the country. Nearly two million people attended a WNBA game last season, and seven out of ten in attendance were women. With games airing on such national broadcast venues as ABC, ESPN, and NBA TV, the passion for womens professional basketball has never been stronger.
Now, take a comprehensive look at the leagues formationfrom the boardroom to the NBA to the movers and shakers who made it all possible, and take a retrospective of the leagues history and its breakout players. From interviews with the players, coaches, and officials, gain insight into the games appeal to both the mens market and the lesbian community. Youll get a peek into the locker room for insight into team dynamics, and examine the game from the fans perspective. The book also features a breakdown of all the teams, from their logo and uniform to their stars and stats, as well as many black-and-white photographs. This is a celebration of sport, of women, and of the power to achieve.
Juliette Terzieff has worked as a foreign correspondent, editor, and columnist. Her work has appeared on CNN International, in Newsweek, the San Francisco Chronicle, The Sunday Times of London, and many other publications. She lives with her husband in Tampa, Florida.