• This Was Never About Basketball

  • By: Craig Leener
  • Narrated by: Josh Powers
  • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (15 ratings)

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This Was Never About Basketball

By: Craig Leener
Narrated by: Josh Powers
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In this coming-of-age novel, 17-year-old high school basketball star Ezekiel "Zeke" Archer has it all: a sweet jump shot, a full-ride scholarship to a Midwestern basketball powerhouse, and the brightest future. But when Zeke's temper gets the better of him in the city championship, he is expelled from school, has to forfeit his scholarship, and is left to ponder his once-hopeful future.

While finishing his final high school days in the California educational system's version of purgatory, Zeke makes a stunning discovery. With the help of a young autistic classmate Zeke befriends, he learns that the mysterious Seventh Dimension, which brought basketball to Earth more than a century ago, has decided to take the game away for good - all because of the ugly event Zeke set into motion in his final game!

As he embarks on the ultimate cross-country road trip to save basketball, Zeke must confront his unsettled past - including a father he has not heard from in years and a brother fighting in a war half a world away - in order to set his life on the right path and rescue the game he loves.

©2017 Craig Leener (P)2017 Craig Leener

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