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    #13: Unexpected superstars breaking their ceiling

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    How many players became superstars by blowing through their ceiling? How often are we surprised by guys becoming better than we could have ever expected? In this episode, I discuss ~20 superstars who entered the league since 1997 and how many of them achieved their potential, and how many reached amazing heights in some unexpected manner. Support at www.patreon.com/thinkingbasketball

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    Ben Taylor

    Ben Taylor is the author of Thinking Basketball and the creator of the Thinking Basketball podcast and YouTube channel. He is also a contributor at Nylon Calculus, and his work in analytics and historical statistics has been featured on basketball-reference.com. His historical profiles on the careers of the league's top players, "The Backpicks Top 40," can be found on his website www.backpicks.com. In his work, Ben incorporates his background as a behavioral scientist and longtime qualitative and quantitative researcher in User Experience.