Authors: Jack McCallum
Barkley and the author on Las Ramblas. In case you aren’t sure, Charles is the one in purple.
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The casually draped American flag enabled Jordan to obscure the Reebok logo at the medal ceremony.
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ALSO BY JACK MCCALLUM
Foul Lines: A Pro Basketball Novel
(with L. Jon Wertheim)
Unfinished Business: On and Off the Court with the 1990–91 Boston Celtics
Full Circle: An Olympic Champion Shares His Breakthrough Story
Seven Seconds or Less: My Season on the Bench with the Runnin’ and Gunnin’ Phoenix Suns
is the author of two previously critically acclaimed basketball books,
Seven Seconds or Less
, both of which chronicled the season of an NBA team, the 1990–91 Boston Celtics in the former, the 2005–06 Phoenix Suns in the latter. In 2005, he won the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Curt Gowdy Award for excellence in basketball writing. A senior writer at
for 30 years, he lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, and is the father of two and the grandfather of one.