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By Scott Morrow Johnson,Judy Allen Morris

ISBN-10: 080328571X

ISBN-13: 9780803285712

Remembered in identify yet underappreciated in legacy, Forrest “Phog” Allen arguably stimulated the sport of basketball greater than an individual else. 

within the first half the 20 th century Allen took basketball from a gentlemanly, indoor game to the aggressive online game that will develop into a world activity. Succeeding James Naismith because the collage of Kansas’s basketball trainer in 1907, Allen led the Jayhawks for thirty-nine seasons and holds the list for many wins at that faculty, with 590. He additionally helped create the NCAA match and taken basketball to the Olympics. Allen replaced the best way the sport is performed, coached, advertised, and presented.


Scott Morrow Johnson finds Allen as a grasp recruiter, a transformative trainer, and a visionary basketball brain. Adolph Rupp, Dean Smith, Wilt Chamberlain, etc benefited from Allen’s wisdom of and keenness for the sport. yet Johnson additionally delves into Allen’s sometimes tumultuous relationships with Naismith, the NCAA, and collage of Kansas administrators.

Phog: the main Influential guy in Basketball chronicles this complicated man’s existence, telling for the 1st time the total tale of the guy whose identify is synonymous with Kansas basketball and with the sport itself.


 
 

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