It’s Not Just a Game

Eric Crookshank

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ISBN: 9781551099590

It’s Not Just a Game

My Journey From the Streets to Professional Basketball

  Author:   Eric Crookshank    
  Publisher:  Nimbus Publishing

“Where I am today all started from the bottom. I want to tell the story of my journey from there to here.”Refusing to become a victim of his circumstances, Eric Crookshank went from a child counting his father’s drug money to a university graduate with a degree in business administration; from a benched teenager with dreams of conquering the basketball court to the captain of the National Basketball League of Canada’s Halifax Rainmen.Eric Crookshank has become a role model to a new generation of basketball players, both on and off the court. In this powerful story, Crookshank invites us to experience the highs and lows of his life so far as he overcomes adversity and grows into a leader.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781551099590
Item NB1060
PublisherNimbus Publishing
PublisherNimbus Publishing
Published onOctober 24 2012
Language eng
Pages 112
Format Paperback
Dimensions7.5(in) x 5(in)
Shipping weight140(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Eric Crookshank began playing basketball in high school and has since played the game in a variety of different leagues, including the San Francisco Pro-Am League, the NCAA, ABA, PBL, and National Basketball League of Canada as a member of the Halifax Rainmen, where he was the team's captain from 2007-2012. Now retired from the game he loves, he has made his home in Nova Scotia with his wife, Tamara, and daughter, Layla.

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It's Not Just a Game: My Journey from the Streets to Professional Basketball by Eric CrookshankIt's Not Just a Game is a sincere and heartfelt autobiography of Crookshank's basketball career as well as a tribute to the people who have influenced his life. It is a remarkable tale of forgiveness, faith and love. He moved beyond a confusing and tragic childhood run by drugs and addiction with the help of healthy mentors and, of course, sports. Today, Crookshank is a father, husband, university graduate and leader. This book is a simply written, heartwarming read for youth of all ages.