FreeDarko Presents the Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac
Styles, Stats, and Stars in Today's Game
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FreeDarko Presents the Macrophenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac by Bethlehem Shoals
Book DescriptionUnlike regimented football or stats-happy baseball, The National Basketball Association is above all else a league of "characters." Over the course of a season, games are, of course, won or lost, but for millions of devoted fans, the final result is almost incidental to the way the league's best players perform on - and off - the court. This book is the indispensible companion to today's game - a roundball Rosetta Stone that hilariously decodes the trends and tendencies of this enormously popular game. The NBA of the moment is a league of hugely charismatic celebrities, crackling aesthetic intrigue, socio-political undercurrents, and raw humanity: every Kobe Bryant pump-fake or LeBron James dunk symbolizes the changing landscape of professional sports and holds within it a Shaq-sized load of meaning. Fans who know the sport recognize how much more there is to basketball than, well, basketball. "The Macro-Phenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac "is a brilliantly illustrated guide to this tumultuous and exciting landscape. It explains what each player--from Tim Duncan and Gilbert Arenas to Amare Stoudemire and Lamar Odom--reveals, through their play and conduct, about who they are and, more importantly, who the fans want them to be. Like the game it celebrates, "The Macro-Phenomenal Pro Basketball Almanac" is simultaneously authentic and cerebral, funny and accessible, wholly original, and always entertaining.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781596915619
(229mm x 178mm x 24mm)
Imprint: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Publish Date: 15-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Bethlehem Shoals
FreeDarko is a collective of like-minded writers and artists (Bethlehem Shoals, Big Baby, Dr. Lawyer IndianChief, Billups, and Silverbird 5000) who gather to celebrate (and take down) the National Basketball Association. Their website garners 70,000 unique hits per months and has a devoted audience that includes many sportswriters, athletes, and literary figures.
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