People often refer to sports as "poetry in motion", proving they've never actually seen Alge Crumpler shift into a three-receiver set. Proving sports can jive with prose, too: Lit and Basketball.
L&B's a purposely bare-bones Tumblr that matches notable NBA studs/duds with impressively fitting highbrow literary quotes that either delve into the baller's soul or poke a little fun, posted daily by a Magic blogger, who can tell you without batting an eye that Oros the Avenger deals 3 Damage to any nonwhite creatu...oh, that Magic. Some gems:
Chris Bosh in all whites shaking hands with a pro polo dude on a horse: Gatsby's "Sophisticated -- God, I'm sophisticated!", causing LeBron to swiftly come in and assure everyone that both himself, D Wade, and Bosh are all equally sophisticated, except sometimes it's in the team's best interests for him to be the most sophisticated.
Mercurial and maddeningly inconsistent uber-talent J.R. Smith shooting a fall-away: "He attacked everything in life with a mix of extraordinary genius and naive incompetence, and it was often difficult to tell which was which", from Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, even though that should probably be on his Lit and MLS blog nobody reads.
A screengrab of Ray Allen's mom wearing his bedazzled jersey and looking not-happy during OT of Eastern Conference Finals: Catcher in the Rye's "Mothers are all slightly insane", after which Delonte West said "yeah, in bed!", then promptly asked to be traded.
He's even got shots of coaches, including one with both Bill Laimbeer and Kurt Rambis with the quote "Everything he did was at least partial and often total bulls**t" from Jonathan Franzen's Freedom, which's what Alge's currently experiencing, now that NE's got two actually good tight ends.