The National newspaper features “Beating the NBA”

Today’s The National (UAE) features a wonderful article on my basketball journey by Ali Khaled. Big thanks to The National’s sports section for assigning a very talented writer to dive into the book, and enquire about all the little things that made the journey so memorable.

Here’s the URL:

And the text of the article below:

One fan travels to find just the ticket in the NBA’s  basketball games

Jul 1, 2013


Basketball and road trips. You would be hard pressed to find two more  quintessentially American activities.

They are also the central themes of a recent book by the Kuwaiti author and  basketball fanatic Motez Bishara called Beating The NBA: Tales from a Frugal  Fan.

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