Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor kick off their preseason discussion by speculating on the meaning of Tommy Heinsohn’s comments on Aron Baynes (1:05) and wondering about the Orlando Magic’s future with Jonathan Isaac and Mario Hezonja (7:55). Then they react to Russell Westbrook’s contract extension (15:25), Ben Simmons playing with Markelle Fultz during his de facto rookie season (27:25), Klay Thompson’s looming free agency (35:45), Jaylen Brown’s lukewarm comments on the new Boston roster (38:15), and the Cleveland Cavaliers’ fluctuating starting five (42:55).
Russell Westbrook Is in Oklahoma for the Long Haul
Chris Vernon and Kevin O’Connor break down the Thunder star’s contract extension. Plus: Ben Simmons, Klay Thompson, and Cleveland’s starting five.
Sean and Adam discuss ‘Dogs’, what it means now, and how some of the other Sundance ’92 films were remembered—or not
Plus, an interviewer’s cringey question to Ari Lennox has the internet abuzz
Charles and Grace question the phenomenon of weird movie trailer music and Paul Thompson joins the show to discuss the history and transformation of Earl Sweatshirt
Author Morgan Housel joins to talk Peloton, Bitcoin, and finance myths
The home planet of Luke and Anakin Skywalker has often been depicted as a wasteland of sand and villainy. Finally, one series is showing that there’s much more to it.