HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rembert Browne to induct White Men Can’t Jump’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They cover Woody Harrelson’s hustling tactics (6:00), Wesley Snipes’s height (11:00), Rosie Perez’s polarizing character (17:00), the essence of pickup basketball (26:00), Woody’s fashion (30:00), Wesley Snipes’s career trajectory (37:00), the black-actor championship belt (44:00), New Jack City power rankings (48:00), and the premise of the planned remake (52:00).
‘White Men Can’t Jump’ With Bill Simmons, Rembert Browne, and Chris Ryan
Does a movie this rewatchable need a remake?
Sean and Amanda discuss how the film compares to previous adaptations and where it stands in the awards race
Jason, James, and Ryan make predictions for the next round of the playoffs
Bryan and David break down media moments from wild-card weekend
Also, Verno and KOC discuss whether the Cavs can maintain this success and end the season as a top-six team in the East
Mike and Jesse also run through some of Mike’s pickups for the week and talk about the controversy at the Dallas card show