All-star–caliber poems inspired by all-star NBA players. With varied rhyme schemes, rhythmic structures, and forms wrapped around high-energy art, Smith’s newest addition to his b-ball–celebrating poetry collections is a solid refresher on some of the who’s who of today’s NBA. . . thoughtful and cleverly representative of the on-court production of 12 outstanding players from Anthony Davis to Russell Westbrook.
This poet’s still got game.