Roland Lazenby


Roland Lazenby

Roland Lazenby is an American sportswriter and educator.

Lazenby has written more than five dozen nonfiction books, mainly about basketball and American football. These include "Fifty Years of the Final Four: Golden Moments of the NCAA Basketball Tournament" (1987), "The Lakers: A Basketball Journey" (1993), "Blood on the Horns: The Long Strange Ride of Michael Jordan's Chicago Bulls" (1998), "Mad Game, The NBA Education of Kobe Bryant" (2000), "Mindgames: Phil Jackson's Long Strange Journey" (2001), "Johnny Unitas: The Best There Ever Was" (2002), "Tom Brady: Sudden Glory" (2002), and "The Show: The Inside Story of the Spectacular Los Angeles Lakers in the Words of Those Who Lived It" (2004). He has also contributed articles to magazines and newspapers.

Lazenby's book "Bull Run!" was named Sports Book of the Year for 1997 by the Independent Publishers Association. [Jean Elliott. " [http://www.vtnews.vt.edu/story.php?relyear=2006&itemno=84 Communications faculty member Roland Lazenby pens acclaimed Lakers sports book] ". "Virginia Tech News". February 23, 2006. Retrieved on October 4, 2008.]

Lazenby studied at Virginia Military Institute and Hollins University, and is now a member of Virginia Tech's Department of Communication."Roland Lazenby". "Contemporary Authors Online". October 13, 2006. Retrieved on August 24, 2008.] A group of students from his media writing class compiled the book "April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers" (2007), an account of the Virginia Tech massacre. Lazenby served as editor. [" [http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/08/06/arts/NA-A-E-BKS-US-University-Shooting-Book.php Students, professor struggle with Virginia Tech massacre remembrances in upcoming book] ". Associated Press. "Internationa Herald Tribune". August 6, 2007. Retrieved on August 24, 2008.]

In 2005, Lazenby and Andrew Mager created Planet Blacksburg, a student organization that focuses on new media, journalism, and publishing.

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* [http://www.comm.vt.edu/faculty.php?page=rlazenby Roland Lazenby] at the Virginia Tech Department of Communication


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