Roland Lazenby is the author of the critically acclaimed bestsellers Jerry West: The Life and Legend of a Basketball Icon and Michael Jordan: The Life, among numerous other books. He has spent the past three decades interviewing NBA players, coaches and staff members while writing about the league. He lives in Virginia.
There is more than enough analysis of Bryant's on-court accomplishments to satisfy the hard-core hoops fan, but the meatier material is in the Bryant family dynamics . . . Showboat is an often insightful look at a complicated and still relatively young man - Washington PostIn his thoughtful, extraordinarily well-researched biography Michael Jordan: The Life, Roland Lazenby ... gives us the life and much more - New York Times Book Review, on Michael Jordan: The LifeAn utterly definitive biography ... The most comprehensive attempt yet made to explain the factors that have gone into producing the most famous basketball player and marketing phenom in the history of world sports - Chicago Tribune, on Michael Jordan: The Life