Amazing players and teams have been thrilling National Basketball Association fans for more than 70 years. Before stars like LeBron James and Steph Curry took over the court, it was all about Michael Jordan and the dominant Chicago Bulls, or Bill Russell's unshakable Boston Celtics. This guide covers them all, taking readers into the superstar players, the dominant dynasties, and the thrilling games that have made the NBA into the exciting league it is today. Accessible chapters detail the history of the league and each team, including its history and key players. Stand-alone bios introduce basketball's all-time great players. Combined with action-packed photos, some of the sport's most essential stats and records, and plenty of trivia, this book has everything readers want to know about their favorite NBA athletes and teams--plus plenty of info they can use to impress their friends. This all-encompassing resource is a must-have for any young reader who wants to be a GENIUS KID.