#13: Unexpected superstars breaking their ceiling


    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.