According to The New York Times, Berendt's "writing is elegant and wickedly funny, and his eye for telling details is superb."
In the realm of the basketball court, James has been superb.
That will create a great new creative energy—just as on the business side, it offers a superb dual marketing platform.
1540s, "noble, magnificent" (of buildings, monuments, etc.), from Latin superbus "grand, proud, sumptuous," from super "above, over" (see super-). The second element probably is from PIE root *bhe- "to be." General sense of "very fine" developed by 1729.