Ball Don't Lie

by Kevin Cottrell Jr & Foreword by Candace Parker



Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 3/30/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781728351599
Format : Hardcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781728351575
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 236
ISBN : 9781728351582

About the Book

Ball Don’t Lie is a collection of in-depth, in-your-face conversations examining an assortment of basketball’s defining moments. Longtime NBA practitioner, Kevin Cottrell Jr., goes one-on-one with some of the game’s most prominent figures, including Hall-of-Famers: Shaquille O’Neal, Isiah Thomas, Grant Hill and Tina Thompson. Along with all-stars Vince Carter, Steve Smith, Richard Hamilton and Chris Webber. Rounding things out with, three-point pioneer Dennis Scott and former NBA Coach of the Year Sam Mitchell. Sports fans may remember where they were in each instance, how things played out and the sport’s domino effect. All recollection aside, the author is seeking one thing, the truth. The intimate details of each story take you beyond the stat sheet and give you a glimpse into the minds of basketball legends during the times we’ll never forget. This book reveals the fallout each moment had on a player’s team, city, season and career.

About the Author

Kevin Cottrell Jr., is a long-time NBA practitioner, writer and author of ‘Ball Don’t Lie’. Since 2008, he’s covered all 94 feet of action with his start at NBA Digital as the lead researcher. After gaining an immense understanding for the past, present and future in basketball, he became a freelance writer to the likes of and A prominent fixture around the Association, he was entrusted to serve as an editor to Chris Webber’s biography, “By God’s Grace.” Prior to covering the hardwood, Kevin earned his Bachelor of Arts in Mass Media from Clark Atlanta University and a Master’s of Science in Sports Management from Drexel University. Off the court Kevin can be found doing his best to make amazing happen as an Adjunct Professor at his alma mater, CAU. The Chicago native currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife Candice and daughter Kennedy.