The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy

Bill Simmons


Foreword via Malcolm Gladwell
 
Newly up to date with clean takes on LeBron, Kobe, the Celtics & more*

Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and carefully enjoyable basketball addict recognized to hundreds of thousands as ESPN.com’s The activities man, has written the definitive ebook at the previous, current, and way forward for the NBA. From the age-old query of who truly gained the competition among invoice Russell and Wilt Chamberlain to the only approximately which staff used to be really the simplest of all time, Simmons opens—and then closes, as soon as and for all—every significant seasoned basketball debate. Then he's taking it additional via thoroughly reevaluating not just how NBA corridor of repute inductees may be selected yet how the establishment needs to be reshaped from the floor up, the end result being the Pyramid: Simmons’s specific five-level shrine to the ninety-six maximum avid gamers within the heritage of professional basketball. And finally he is taking enthusiasts to the guts of all of it, as he makes use of a talk with one NBA nice to discover that coveted factor: the key of Basketball.

Comprehensive, authoritative, arguable, hilarious, and very unlikely to place down (even for Celtic-haters), The publication of Basketball deals each hardwood fan a courtside seat beside the game’s most interesting, funniest, and fiercest chronicler.

*Including much more footnotes!

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