Bill Simmons


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September 25, 1969

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Bill Simmons is a sports columnist, author, and TV personality. He rose to prominence as a columnist for ESPN's online 'Page 3' forum, before becoming editor in chief for Grantland, a sports and pop culture website and ESPN affiliate.

After a dispute with ESPN in 2015, Simmons began working with HBO; both developing a television show and continuing his podcast.

Average rating: 4.1 · 35,913 ratings · 1,226 reviews · 23 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Book of Basketball: The...

4.16 avg rating — 27,421 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Now I Can Die in Peace: How...

3.90 avg rating — 7,238 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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Grantland Quarterly: Vol 1

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4.12 avg rating — 276 ratings — published 2011
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Grantland Issue 3

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Grantland Quarterly, Vol. 2

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Grantland Issue 4

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Grantland Issue 2

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Grantland Quarterly no. 7

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Grantland Quarterly 5

3.55 avg rating — 44 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Grantland Quarterly 6

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“If you don't agree with me, I have two words for you: shut the fuck up.”
Bill Simmons, The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy

“But that's the thing about basketball: you don't play games on paper.”
Bill Simmons, The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy

“The secret of basketball is that it’s not about basketball.”
Bill Simmons, The Book of Basketball: The NBA According to The Sports Guy

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