The moment below is my favorite from his new mailbag (a regular feature in which he responds to reader questions). The premise of THIS mailbag is that the people writing in aren't average readers, but sports celebrities. (Obviously, the letters are all made up). Here's his response to a question from Mike Brown--the coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers, a team that lost in a blowout to Orlando after almost everyone on Earth predicted they'd make the NBA Finals.
Thursday, June 4, 2009
The 23rd Time MIGHT Be The Charm
Part of the enjoyment I'm getting from suddenly starting to care about the NBA is that I can now appreciate the full genius of ESPN.com columnist, Bill Simmons. For those who don't follow sports, Simmons ("The Sports Guy") combines actual sports analysis with a fair amount of high-level ridicule. At his best, he's very very funny.