Dave Bing Biography Products
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“An unflinching look at a fascinating mayor, who refused to be defined by the athletic shoes he once wore or the safe paths people expected him to take. An eye-opening read.”
Mitch Albom-- best-selling author and Detroit Free Press columnist
“What Dave has achieved - a great basketball career, success in business, and a prominent political post at a challenging time - speaks to how all athletes should look at, and not limit, themselves. We should always stand for something more than what the box score says about us.”
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar-- 6-time NBA Most Valuable Player
"Dave Bing's journey from the Basketball Hall of Fame to City Hall is a compelling story with lessons for all of us. His life has spanned one of the most unique and transformative periods of American history. The details of his actions and achievements in the context of the Black experience in Detroit and the United States will inspire and inform readers from all walks of life."
Kevin Johnson-- Mayor of Sacramento, NBA All-Star
“Drew Sharp, a lifelong Detroiter, has followed all of Bing’s careers up close. He has skillfully told the story of this unique and compelling American life, with new insight and depth.”
Michael Rosenberg-- Sports Illustrated
“The Dave Bing story is an extraordinary take on an extraordinary life.”
Joe Dumars-- Hall of Fame NBA star, business entrepreneur and president of the Detroit Pistons
ExcerptsA Player Ready To Make His Mark In A City Ready To Explode
The Toughest Test Yet For Detroit's Iron Willed Mayor
The Unlikely Beginning Of A Legendary NBA Career