KIRK GOLDSBERRY-Sprawlball

 

 

Friday, May 3 at 7 pm

Author
KIRK GOLDSBERRY
speaking & signing
Sprawlball

 

 


ABOUT SPRAWLBALL

The field of basketball analytics has leaped to overdrive thanks to Kirk Goldsberry, whose visual maps of players, teams, and positions have helped teams understand who really is the most valuable player at any position. SprawlBall combines stunning visuals, in-depth analysis, fun, behind-the-scenes stories and gee-whiz facts to chart a modern revolution. From the introduction of the 3-point line to today, the game has changed drastically . . .

Now, players like Steph Curry and Draymond Green are leading the charge. In chapters like “The Geography of the NBA,” “The Interior Minister (Lebron James),” “The Evolution of Steph Curry,” and “The Investor (James Harden),” Goldsberry explains why today’s on-court product—with its emphasis on shooting, passing, and spacing—has never been prettier or more democratic. And it’s never been more popular. For fans of Bill Simmons and FreeDarko,SprawlBall is a bold new vision of the game, presenting an innovative, cutting-edge look at the sport based on the latest research, as well as a visual and infographic feast for fans.


ABOUT KIRK GOLDSBERRY

Kirk Goldsberry is one of the leading experts in basketball analytics, a booming new field that has taken the sport by storm. He has worked as the vice president of strategic research for the San Antonio Spurs and the chief analytics consultant for USA Basketball. As a staff writer at ESPN, he has written hundreds of articles about the NBA.


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Event date: 
Friday, May 3, 2019 - 7:00pm
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SprawlBall: A Visual Tour of the New Era of the NBA Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781328767516
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - April 30th, 2019

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