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The Wizard of Odds: How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball by  Charley Rosen - Paperback - 2001 - from Dinsmore Books and Biblio.com

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The Wizard of Odds: How Jack Molinas Almost Destroyed the Game of Basketball

by Rosen, Charley

Condition: Very Good/No Jacket


New York: Seven Stories Press, 2001. Soft Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 428 pp. Binding is tight, with light rubbing on cover. Text is tight, clean, and unmarked

Basketball player, coach, and critically acclaimed novelist CHARLEY ROSEN played for Hunter College from 1959–62, where he set school records for scoring and rebounding, and was voted team MVP all three years. He went on to play for the US Maccabiah team in 1961, for Camden and Scranton in the Eastern League (a forerunner of the Continental Basketball Association) in 1962, and was a member of the bronze-medal-winning team in the World Senior Games in 1994. Rosen coached in the minor-league Continental Basketball Association for nine years and was the head coach of the women's team at the State University of New York at New Paltz. He lives in Woodstock, NY.




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