Bill Simmons' 10 Go-To Writing Moves

Like any hugely successful writer, the Sports Guy has his favorite tricks of the trade

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Referring to the Number 33
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Referring to the Number 33

Larry Bird — aka the Basketball Jesus — is Simmons’ favorite player of all-time, and Bird’s number 33 jersey doubles as his answer to the universe. In honoring David Letterman, Simmons wrote: “He’s leaving after his 33rd year. My favorite number.”

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