Hoop Dreams: A Rare Look at the Origins of Basketball’s Greatest Stars

A new book by photographer Robin Layton breaks basketball down to one of its most essential elements: the hoop. Layton documented hoops across the U.S., from everyday street courts to the childhood hoops of the game's biggest stars. She notes in the forward, "Anyone can play. All you need is a ring, a ball...and a dream."

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hoop: the american dreamĀ is available from powerHouse Books here.

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