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Bill Simmons
Birth date: September 25, 1969
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sandin954 rated it 6 years ago
The author's highly opinionated take on the greatest players in NBA history etc. Like most of his work, far too long with many juvenile rambling asides. I did enjoy his views on the players and their place in the history of hoops though and thought his pyramid scheme for rating them was quite well t...
riley rated it 8 years ago
This is probably the best sports book I've read. Well, let's qualify that (and it's not like I've read a lot of sports books anyway): it is the best sports book I have read about a whole sport. I would argue that there as good or perhaps even better books about particular moments. But anyway: he ...
sandin954 rated it 9 years ago
ESPN's Sports Guy's account of the Red Sox finally winning the World Series. I enjoy Simmon's style, you can tell he really does care, and for the most part thought the book was quite good. I just wish I would have read it a couple of years ago, back before the whole Red Sox Nation thing became so...
michaelsmith rated it 9 years ago
Bill Simmons writes as a fan. He has a big bias to Celtics teams (I thinks this is a big plus). Very great way to learn about the history of basketball. I was very unfamiliar with anything that didn't happen between 1990 and 2003. Between this and Simmon's ESPN column I have rediscovered my liki...
UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 15 years ago
I'm a little over Bill Simmons these days; since he moved to LA he's completely lost touch with the Red Sox, and I don't care about any other sport. But this, published shortly after the Red Sox won their first World Series in (x) years, is the best literary celebration of that win. If you don't k...
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