Playing for a Legend
By Donald Hunt, Commentaries by Aaron McKie, Commentaries by Eddie Jones, Foreword by John Chaney, Foreword by Bill Cosby


224 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth, Trade Paper, Mobipocket, EPUB

Trade Paper, $14.95 (US $14.95) (CA $16.95)

ISBN 9781572439139

Rights: WOR

Triumph Books (Sep 2006)


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NBA stars Eddie Jones and Aaron McKie, who played together at Temple University for Hall of Fame coach John Chaney, team with acclaimed journalist Donald Hunt to share their experiences, life lessons, and challenges posed and met by their demanding coach. Along the way, they reveal a hidden side to this basketball icon and offer lessons of their own for athletes of all ages.

Author Biography

Donald Hunt is a sportswriter for the Philadelphia Tribune who was named the Journalist of the Year by the National Associational of Black Journalists in 2011. Aaron McKie is a former NBA player and an assistant coach with the Philadelphia 76ers. He played college basketball at Temple University under John Chaney. Eddie Jones is a former professional basketball player who was a three-time NBA All-Star. He played college basketball at Temple University under John Chaney. John Chaney is a former college basketball coach who won a national title at Temple University in 1978. He was elected into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2001. Bill Cosby is a comedian and a graduate of Temple University.