University of Arizona Campus  •  March 14 -15, 2020  •  9:30am to 5:30pm

Basketball's First Olympic Games

The game of basketball, now the second-most popular sport in the world, took the international stage for the first time in 1936. On outdoor courts. Made of dirt. During the most memorable of all Olympic Games, which were held in Berlin. In this session, author Andrew Maraniss will look back at that (all-white) team, those games, and how they impacted the sport basketball has since become.

Andrew Maraniss

New York Times bestselling author Andrew Maraniss writes sports and history-related nonfiction, telling stories with a larger social message. His new book, "Games of Deception," tells the true story of the first U....

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