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Contact: Gary Pluff

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Nov 2013 | Baldwinsville, New York



Book Earns High Review from Syracuse University Coach Jim Boehiem


For every young kid wondering what it takes to be great their wait is finally over. Gary Pluff, author of The A-Z Basketball Book, What Every Player Needs to Know to Be Great at the Game!, has condensed his 40 plus years of basketball experience into an easy to read A to Z format for young players who have the desire to excel at basketball. More than just a basketball book, it is also filled with lessons that are crucial for success in life. The website, supplements the book with instructional videos and links to other useful basketball sites. Players are provided with all the tools they need to work towards excelling at the game.

The book is published by Upcentral Publishing and is available now through Gary has committed to providing a portion of the profits to The Willow Street Foundation and The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation. For a limited time the book can be purchased for a 15% discount on using discount code: STQ9EXFP.

The book has received the following positive reviews:

Gary Pluff has put together a great manual for basketball players 12-to-18 who want to get better. The A-Z Basketball Book is a great read for those interested in learning more about the game and becoming improved players.”
Jim Boeheim, Head Coach Syracuse Men’s Basketball 

The A-Z Basketball Book is filled with outstanding basketball and life advice. The book will help teens excel at whatever they choose to put their minds to!”
Brian Goodell, Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Speaker, Author and Mental Toughness Coach

“The A-Z Basketball Book is an important learning guide for middle and high school basketball players. Gary really focuses not only on the importance of the game, but the priceless life values that come with it! This is a great read for any passionate basketball fan!”
Ben Bellucci, Former Pro-Player, Owner and Trainer, Bellucci Basketball Academy 

Gary Pluff’s love for the game started in his youth, and he has coached, played, and studied the game ever since. Having earned a Master’s Degree in Education, he has been a teacher for more than 20 years, and has coached and taught in different states and countries. Gary’s passion for sharing his knowledge with young players has resulted in his first book, The A-Z Basketball Book, What Every Player Needs to Know to Be Great at the Game! Visit for photos, video, and more.