Issue 23 | The Eyeball ArtisanBy Chris Ballard
Published May 26, 2006 1:52 a.m.
About Chris Ballard | After a string of oddball jobs, Chris Ballard found his calling at Sports Illustrated as a staff writer covering the NBA and writing features. He has written profiles of people with offbeat professions for the New York Times Magazine and is the author of Hoops Nation, which was named one of Booklist’s Top Ten Sports Books of 1998. Ballard recently moved from New York City to Berkeley, California.