Big Game, Small World
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Like everyone, I make mistakes. I’m committed to setting the record straight and will make every effort to right wrongs in future printings of the hardcover edition and in the paperback. Please click here to alert me to any errors you find in the text.

Here are the flubs that have been discovered since publication:

In the Introduction I refer to the matchup in the 1964 Holiday Festival between Michigan and Princeton as having taken place in the finals. In fact, it took place in the semifinals.

The names of Yeoh Choo Hock and Eva Mantell are mispelled in the Acknowledgments.

In Chapter 15, Likud came to power in 1977, not 1978.

in Chapter 24, Ailene Voisin is a columnist for the Sacramento Bee, not a beat writer.

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The author wishes to express particular gratitude to Art Berke, Karen Carpenter, Bruce Kaufman, and Peter Kay for their assistance, as well as to Rich Clarkson, Bill Eppridge, Bill Frakes, Miguel Angel Fornies, John Gosset and the Dr. James Naismith Basketball Foundation, Iacopo Iandiorio, Heinz Kluetmeier, Lynn Johnson, John McDonough, Bob Martin, John Major, Manny Millan, Al Tielemans, and Stephanie Wolff, all of whom provided photos that appear on this site.

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