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The list of books on basketball covers a wide range of topics related to the sport. Many of the books focus on the lives and careers of legendary basketball players such as Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Oscar Robertson, Wilt Chamberlain and Pete Maravich. Several books are memoirs or autobiographies written by these players or their coaches. Other books focus on specific teams and their seasons such as the 1990-91 Chicago Bulls and the 1979-1980 Portland Trail Blazers. Some books provide comprehensive guides to basketball history and culture, while others cover coaching strategies and tactics. There are also several motivational books that use basketball as a lens for exploring principles of success in life. Additionally, there are several non-fiction books that explore social issues through the lens of basketball such as youth sports fraud in America. Overall, the list provides a diverse range of perspectives on the sport of basketball from memoirs to historical accounts to motivational guides.