The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA And fresh off the Warriors third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger.Off the court, Iguodala has earned respect, too for his successful tech investment The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala, the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA And fresh off the Warriors third NBA championship in the last four years, his game has never been stronger.Off the court, Iguodala has earned respect, too for his successful tech investments, his philanthropy, and increasingly for his contributions to the conversation about race in America It is no surprise, then, that in his first book, Andre with his cowriter Carvell Wallace has pushed himself to go further than he ever has before about his life, not only as an athlete but about what makes him who he is at his core The Sixth Man traces Andre s journey from childhood in his Illinois hometown to his Bay Area home court today Basketball has always been there But this is the story, too, of his experience of the conflict and racial tension always at hand in a professional league made up largely of African American men of whether and why the athlete owes the total sacrifice of his body of the relationship between competition and brotherhood among the players of one of history s most glorious championship teams And of what motivates an athlete to keep striving for once they ve already achieved the highest level of play they could have dreamed.On drive, on leadership, on pain, on accomplishment, on the shame of being given a ro
The Sixth Man Mar , Directed by Randall Miller With Marlon Wayans, Kadeem Hardison, David Paymer, Michael Michele A college athlete returns from the dead to The Sixth Man Baldacci, David The Sixth Man This is the fifth book in David Baldacci s series featuring retired Secret Service agents Sean King and Michelle Maxwell Now working as private investigators they have to draw extensively on the skills they developed as Federal Agents. The Sixth Man Rotten Tomatoes Aug , Brothers Kenny Marlon Wayans and Antoine Tyler Kadeem Hardison have always wanted to be basketball heroes, standing out as child athletes The Sixth Man A Memoir Iguodala, Andre The Sixth Man tells a compelling story One by one, Andre Iguodala picks apart the stereotypes and gets at the reality of being a black man, a basketball player and an NBA star But the book isn t a tell all or a stab in the back to those who ve made his success possible. The Sixth Man by David Baldacci The Sixth Man, the fifth book in the King and Mawell series by David Baldacci, opens with Sean and Michelle travelling to Maine to work with Sean s law professor and friend, Ted Bergin On the several hour drive from the airport to the remote town where they will be staying, they come across a car alongside a deserted stretch of highway. The th Man Ma
The Sixth Man The standout memoir from NBA powerhouse Andre Iguodala the indomitable sixth man of the champion Golden State Warriors Andre Iguodala is one of the most admired players in the NBA And fresh off the W
I ve always loved reading It came from my mother Reading was simply a nonnegotiable in my house If you weren t reading, you weren t achieving The other thing we read at home was the newspaper This also came from my mom She insisted on it She made sure we were keeping ourselves educated I learned to be interested in world affairs, business, culture, and media I learned how stories were told and how media and journalism We were well educated, well mannered, well taken care of, and criti I ve alway [...]
Basketball is unique in one way in that a player can become even famous when he is no longer in the starting line up and instead will come off the bench to contribute in a valuable manner to his or her team One player who has done that is Andre Iguodala While he was a very good player as a starter for the Philadelphia 76ers and Denver Nuggets, he became even noticed as the sixth man for the team that has won three of the last four NBA championships, the Golden State Warriors He tell Basketball i [...]
This was great I have always loved watching Andre on the court and this book made me appreciate and respect him even This book felt like I was just hanging out with Andre while he talked about his life Very down to earth and honest I loved it and couldn t put it down.
Thanks to Netgalley and Penguin Group for the advanced digital review copy of this book Coming into this book I had quite a measure of respect for Andre Iguodala and was interested to read about his life and career from his point of view Unfortunately after reading the book, I wish that I had not The beginning of the book is quite interesting and talks about his youth and experiences growing up Unfortunately the rest of the book seems to be his opportunity to air his grievances with eve Thanks t [...]
As a longtime Golden State Warriors fan, I have long admired Andre Iguodala for his basketball skill, leadership, and integrity Plus, you ve gotta love those muscles of his His book comes highly recommended, not only because of his basketball IQ, but the opportunity to learn about what it s really like to perform at the highest levels of the NBA and to persevere and thrive amidst multiple challenges My admiration for Andre is higher than ever and as sorry as I am to no longer have him pl As a lo [...]
Overall a beautiful Memoir Out of all of the basketball memoirs that I ve read, The Sixth man, captures the metamorphosis of an NBA star perfectly Before reading this book, I ve never considered the aspect of the typical NBA athlete There are so many Peaks and valleys within an NBA career At the beginning of Andre Iguodala s career you witness the struggles of a young NBA star trying to find his way in the league As he reaches the middle of his career, he gets blindsided by a trade, and has Over [...]
I m a fan so I was going to love it Loved hearing his thoughts on race and which players influenced him Also four stars for any glowing assessments of Allen Iverson Good read.