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Basketball (And Other Things)

Book By Shea Serrano
Posted By Jaelyn Terrion

Basketball (And Other Things) uses a witty and knowledgeable perspective to dive into basketball's greatest moments, legends, and fan-fuelled debates.


Who is the greatest dunker of all time? Which version of Michael Jordan was the best? What is forbidden in a game of pick-up basketball? Basketball (And Other Things) (2017) is a non-fiction sports book that sees Shea Serrano utilize his witty perspective and basketball wisdom to dive deep into theories and legends that have been long-standing within the NBA and general basketball fandom. Clever and funny, the book breaks down classic NBA fan-fuelled disputes and debates, takes an intimate look at basketball history from a unique perspective, and examines some of basketball's greatest moments, stories and legends. Featuring fantastic art from Arturo Torres and foreword from NBA legend Reggie Miller, Basketball (And Other Things) puts a unique and hilarious spin on all things basketball fans have come to learn, love, and debate. 

Basketball (And Other Things)'s Relation To Sport Business

Basketball (And Other Things) takes a direct look into all things professional basketball. From profiling various NBA legends and new school NBA superstars to debating the most disrespectful NBA dunk of all time, author Shea Serrano flaunts a witty NBA wisdom that demonstrates an extensive knowledge of professional basketball. 

Serrano provides insight into the player side of sport by recalling interesting stories and legends about basketball coaches, players, and the ins-and-outs of being involved on the player side of basketball. The author also dives into topics including pick-up basketball and different basketball shot values. These stories and topics can easily be related to by individualds involved on the player side of basketball. 


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Basketball (And Other Things) Industry Endorsements

Basketball (And Other Things) has been suggested to us by sport industry professionals we talk to on a regular basis. See a list of those individuals below.

 Industry Professional  Organization  Position
Spencer Gibson MLSE Basketball Development Coordinator

Why read Basketball (And Other Things)?

Shea Serrano's Basketball (And Other Things) offers readers a look at written questions and answers surrounding classic NBA and general basketball debates. He's able to provide knowledgeable yet funny analysis on unconventional topics that NBA fans didn't realize they needed, providing a thoroughly enjoyable experience that'll have you hungry to finish the read. Paired with incredible illustrations, this book is a must-read for anyone who has spent time pondering some of basketball's greatest moments, biggest legends, and what-ifs. Add this one to your sports book list if you are looking for analysis on the mythology of basketball paired with a gut-busting laugh! 

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