Bill Simmons brings on Haralabos Voulgaris and Jason Concepcion to discuss the trends of the modern NBA (3:09), the merits of advanced metrics (13:48), and how to fix tanking (34:17). Then they are joined by Justin Verrier to debate who belongs in the All-NBA first team (46:37), how much coaching matters (58:32), and the future of the post-trade-deadline Cleveland Cavaliers (69:14).
‘Heat Check’: Lessons From Sloan and All-NBA Musical Chairs With Bill Simmons
Bill Simmons recaps the sports world’s leading analytics conference and discusses the value of advanced stats with Haralabos Voulgaris
Plus, Ian Begley on Brunson, KD, and more
Plus, Justin Termine on the free agent frenzy
Plus, some rapid-fire NBA free agency observations and debating whether the Jazz really want to keep Donovan Mitchell