The Draft Pick
Mike James is one of the best high school basketball players in the county. With the help of his best friend Larry, they steal the show at the New York public school athletic league high school basketball championships with Mike winning the MVP due to a stellar performance. Mike’s estranged girlfriend Michelle, family, and secret girlfriend Riana are in attendance and witness the Syracuse Universi...
Paperback: 228 pages
Publisher: Yusuf Al-Rahman (July 25, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.5 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 5851906
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“Loved it! Great pacing, character development, and story. Despite being a basketball novel, it provides a little bit of something for everyone. You can't help but sympathize with everyone, including the antagonist....”
y bound superstar achieve part of his dream. With two women, a full ride to a top division I school, and a chance to become a professional basketball player in less than two years, it would appear he’s on top of the world. After a heated argument lambasting his beloved girlfriend Michelle, in front of the starting five, he heads toward Harlem with his friends, in his mom’s expensive car, to meet up with his soon to be new girlfriend Riana. He jokes about dumping Michelle while Larry begins to slowly reveal his true feelings for Michelle. Tragedy suddenly strikes as the car is blind-sided on the driver’s side by a speeding garbage truck. Everything he worked for is gone in an instance. He goes into a coma emerging a few years later to find his best friend Larry playing in the NBA on the Knicks while he has lost the ability to walk. He must now watch from the sideline as his dreams are crushed. His past demons begin to unfold fears a deep secret will eventually push Michelle away.