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Swee" Pea and other playground legends

tales of drugs, violence, and basketball

by John Valenti

  • 122 Want to read
  • 9 Currently reading

Published by M. Kesend Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Basketball coaches,
  • Basketball,
  • Las Vegas University of Nevada,
  • Basketball players,
  • Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Other titlesSweet Pea and other playground legends.
    Statementby John Valenti with Ron Naclerio
    ContributionsNaclerio, Ron, 1958-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV884.D36 V35 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 268 p., [12] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages268
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24830100M
    ISBN 100935576398, 093557638X
    LC Control Number90045321

    Jul 04,  · Review of "Swee'pea" Lloyd’s dilemma is not uncommon and his story, along with several other playground legends, is expertly captured in this compelling book by John Valenti. The book was first published in when Daniels, nicknamed “Swee’pea” after the character in the Popeye cartoons, was eye-opening for what it revealed. Book Graph ™ Browsery B&N Swee'pea and Other Playground Legends: Tales of Drugs, Violence and Basketball. by John Valenti, Ron Naclerio. Hardcover (1st ed) USD $ Ship This Item — Temporarily Out of Stock Online. Buy Online, Pick up in Store is currently unavailable, but this item may be available for in-store purchase.

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    “If you care about basketball or about people, you will care about this book.” (John Feinstein, author of Season on the Brink) In this re-release of the formerly titled Swee’pea and Other Playground Legends, authors John Valenti and Ron Naclerio. Swee'pea | Lloyd Daniels learned to hoop on the playgrounds of Brooklyn and Queens during the s. "Swee'pea" they called him. His rep on the court traveled all the way to the Bronx, and across the country, earning him enthusiastic comparisons to the likes of Magic Johnson.


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eBook. LIST PRICE $Released on: July 05, This biography chronicles the life of Lloyd "Swee'pea" Daniels, considered one of the finest basketball players ever to come out of New York City. The book also serves as a sociological expose of the dark side of collegiate and professional sports, in its description of a youngster chasing the dream of playing basketball, but finally finding himself at a dead end due to his reliance on alcohol Author: John Valenti, Ron Naclerio.

The sports classic, "Swee' Pea: The story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Legends," by John Valenti and Ron Naclerio, is being reissued 25 years after going out of print. Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Swee'pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends Kindle Edition by This is a great book and the side stories about other people were very interesting as well, especially since this was written a while ago, so most of who actually made it are doing commentary now.

/5(13). May 15,  · Whenever I first heard of Daniels, it was absent awareness of John Valenti’s book (co-written by Ron Naclerio), originally titled Swee’Pea and Other Playground Legends: Tales of Drugs, Violence and Basketball; later republished as Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends.

Jul 05,  · Lloyd’s dilemma is not uncommon and his story, along with several other playground legends, is expertly captured in this compelling book by John Valenti. The book was first published in when Daniels, nicknamed “Swee’pea” after the character in the Popeye cartoons, was eye-opening for what it revealed about life in the inner city 5/5(1).

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Lloyd Daniels (born September 4, ) is an American former professional basketball player who played parts of five seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).

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To further amplify Daniels's story, Valenti looks at other "playground legends" as well, such as James "Fly" Williams, Joe Hammond, and Pee Wee Kirkland, providing insight into why they all wound up in prison and, like Swee'Pea, "never made it to the big timedespite their vast abilities." A perceptive, gloves-off look at an inner-city tragedy.

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“Swee’pea” they called him. His rep on the court traveled all the way to the Bronx, and across the country, earning him enthusiastic comparisons to the likes of Magic Johnson. Swee’pea was sure to make it to.In this updated edition of Swee’pea: The Story of Lloyd Daniels and Other Playground Basketball Legends, a lost classic of sports writing, authors John Valenti and Ron Naclerio chronicle the life of Lloyd Daniels, one of New York City’s most legendary basketball players.

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