The NBA finals are coming and so are good books and films on basketball. In The Book of Book of Basketball by ESPN sports guy Bill Simmons makes his case for the “secret” to NBA success, then rates ninety-six of greatest to play the game. Along the way he addresses old controversies and argues which team was truly the best of all time. Also on hand: Celtics history and legends, classic sports films like Hoosiers and He’s Got Game, even a hoops mystery (Playmates by Robert B. Parker).
Quotable"No place is as totally democratic as the town library. The only entrance requirement is interest." - Lady Bird Johnson