[ books pdf ] The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy Author Bill Simmons – Intimatenights.co.uk

The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy The NBA according to The Sports GuyForeword by Malcolm Gladwell Newly updated with fresh takes on LeBron, Kobe, the CelticsBill Simmons, the wildly opinionated and thoroughly entertaining basketball addict known to millions as ESPNs The 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 opensand then closes, once and for allevery 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 Simmonss 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 BasketballComprehensive, 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 games finest, funniest, and fiercest chronicler Including evenfootnotes

About the Author: Bill Simmons

Bill Simmons writes The Sports Guy column for ESPN.com s Page 2 and ESPN The Magazine He is the author of Now I Can Die In Peace, founded the award winning bostonsportsguy.com website, and was a writer for Jimmy Kimmel Live He commutes between his home in Los Angeles and Fenway Park.

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