The Basketball Manifesto
November 17th, 2020

The Basketball Manifesto is a 3,775 page, 1.2 million word-ish basketball reference book. And it is free to download.

It contains reviews, strategies, ideas, opinions, and a whole lot of thoughts on stuff. This document contains reviews, strategy, assessments, ideas and plans for every NBA team and every NBA player. It seeks to:

1) Look at the assets a team has to work with.
2) Look at what it already has.
3) Look at what it needs to address.
4) Lay out conceptual strategy for it all.
5) Discuss without preaching, except in some slightly preachier moments.

It does this 30 times for 30 NBA teams. Then it does the entire G-League, twice.…

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2017 NBA Manifesto
June 29th, 2017

Hello! I am Mark, the owner and sole proprietor of this website, ShamSports.com.

A few months ago, someone said to me, “why don’t you produce NBA content any more?” The comment, meant with genuine intrigue, still proved irksome. “I do”, I answered. “I watch more than ever. I talk about it. I still write a bit. I’m working on projects.” All these things were true.

Still, they had a point. Look at the dust on this website, after all, and this is supposed to be the pinnacle of my CV. The comment was irksome because it was correct – I wasn’t actually producing enough stuff publicly. “What happened to that English guy who we briefly heard of?”,…

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