is what happens when the desperate golden-boy owner of the worst pro basketball
team in the world and his equally desperate golden-boy coach do the
unthinkable: sign the first woman ever to play in the NBA. Her name is Dee
Gerard, the daughter of a New York playground legend and the product of God
having an exceptionally good day. A star in Europe, but weary of bad arenas,
she retires until the day a scout for the hapless New York Knights calls his
boss: “I found you a point guard who is perfect, except for one thing.” What,
no heart? “It’s not a heart, exactly. But you’re close.”
league doesn’t want the circus. The other players don’t want her. The owner
wants fannies in the seats. The sportswriters just want their column inches.
What she wants is to play in the best game there is. How she gets there, the
hilarious and sobering things that happen to her, the personal and professional
entanglements that spring up everywhere, the pitfalls of remaining old-school
when all about her are tattooed, self-indulgent, young millionaires-this is the
smart, funny, outrageous, wonderful story of Full Court Press. Download and start listening now!