So there's this new book coming out on January 25 that looks like it will be a fun read -- Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won. Explored in the book, according to the promo materials, are topics such as
Some quick examples from chapters I enjoyed: . . .
Why Tim Duncan's 149 blocked shots are more valuable than Dwight Howard's 232 (Answer: Duncan tends to block the ball to his teammates, Howard tends toward the spectacular swat that goes into the 4th row...then back to the other team.)
I hope Timmy sees that and that it makes him smile.