John Wooden was arguably the greatest college basketball coach of all time, a teacher as well as mentor whose handiwork produced a dynasty bridging the 1960s and 1970s. Quotable Wooden is a compilation of more than two hundred quotes by and about Wooden. Among the topics covered are his playing days at Purdue, his years at UCLA, his coaching philosophy, and his views on today's game. Other notables quoted in this inspiring book include Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Walton, Denny Crum, Dick Vermeil, and Rick Reilly.
John Reger writes for The Orange County Register and is the author of Slices and Wit and Wisdom of Golf. He lives in Costa Mesa, California.