Jeff Pearlman

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Ian Rapoport is the best of the best of the best

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So I get back from the gym this morning and I flip on the NFL Network to see Pearlman Family Friend (an official title, therefore the capitalization), cashew hog and famed prep halfback Kyle Brandt, a co-host of Good Morning Football.

Instead, the screen is filled with the face of Ian Rapoport, talking about the Browns or Texans or something I don’t particularly care about.

But then—A FLASH!

Sure, you’d have to be a world-class narcissist to even see it. But look, in the upper right corner …

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Closer …

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Cllllooooosssser …

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I don’t know about you, but that show needs more Ian Rapoport.

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Once again, Jeff Pearlman has produced an exhaustively researched, elegantly written book that re-creates one of the most colorful and memorable teams of the modern era. No basketball fan's bookshelf will be complete without it.

— Seth Davis, author of Wooden: A Coach's Life