The Book of Basketball

The Book of Basketball

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Foreword by Malcolm Gladwell Newly updated with fresh takes on LeBron, Kobe, the Celtics a more* *Including even more footnotes! Bill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining hoops addict known to millions as ESPN.coma€™s Sports Guy, has written the definitive book on the past, present, and future of the NBA. From the age-old question of who actually won the rivalry between Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain to the one about which team was truly the best of all time, Simmons opensa€”and then closes, once and for alla€”every major pro basketball debate. Then he takes it further by completely reevaluating not only how NBA Hall of Fame inductees should be chosen but how the institution must be reshaped from the ground up, the result being the Pyramid: Simmonsa€™s one-of-a-kind five-level shrine to the ninety-six greatest players in the history of pro basketball. And ultimately he takes fans to the heart of it all, as he uses a conversation with one NBA great to uncover that coveted thing: The Secret of Basketball. Comprehensive, authoritative, controversial, hilarious, and impossible to put down (even for Celtic-haters), The Book of Basketball offers every hardwood fan a courtside seat beside the gamea€™s finest, funniest, and fiercest chronicler.Hasto be auction style; eight categories and double weight for points-rebounds- assists; $50 total for weekly free agent claims (highest bid ... Not only did I just solve fantasy basketball in one paragraph, but as the postseason drags on and teams drop out, by the NBA ... The biggest problem this system solves you wona#39;t loseanbsp;...

Title:The Book of Basketball
Author:Bill Simmons
Publisher:ESPN - 2009-10-27


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