Jonathan Abrams Rumors

I used to write longform hoops articles for Grantland. Before that, I was a newspaper scribe. Today, I released a book on the NBA’s generation of prep-to-pro players. Happy to stop by and answer questions. And if you buy a book ( screenshot an image to prepstopro@gmail and we’ll send you a bookmark. I’ll try to get to all the questions I can. If I don’t answer here, feel free to track me down on Twitter @jpdabrams.
Former New York Times and current Grantland basketball writer Jonathan Abrams takes the time to do things right, digging in deep to tell us amazing stories, like one of the first and still the best Royce White profile, the definitive guide to Stephen Jackson’s thinking and of course the oral history of the Malice at the Palace. Each of this stories is nuanced and textured and fun to read. Like a little book. And now he’s going to write a big book. The deal is freshly signed. Boys Among Men: How a Generation of High Schoolers Chasing Their NBA Dreams Changed the Game and Themselves tells the story of players who jumped directly from high school to the NBA, from Moses Malone in 1974 to Amir Johnson in 2005.