The Ringer’s John Gonzalez sits down with Jason Concepcion, Kevin O’Connor, and Jonathan Tjarks to react to the Boston Celtics’ dominant Game 1 win against the Cleveland Cavaliers (2:25), preview the highly anticipated Western Conference finals between the Golden State Warriors and the Houston Rockets (21:42), and discuss the futures of the four teams that exited the playoffs most recently (32:26).
Celtics Pummel Cavs, Warriors-Rockets Is Here, and Second-Round Exit Interviews
Breaking down everything from Boston’s big Game 1 win
From a clutch Patrick Mahomes performance to Nick Sirianni’s master class in coaching to the Empire State Building’s (!!) online blunder, here are the winners and losers of the NFL’s conference championship games
Plus, JJ’s NFL championship weekend grievances
Mahomes’s performance on a bum ankle was just enough to lift Kansas City past the Bengals in a game that could become legacy-defining if he earns a second ring
Bill recaps the conference championship games
The NFC championship game might have been a dud, but the Eagles’ winning recipe is clear: Be aggressive, run the ball, and follow Nick Sirianni and Jalen Hurts to the Super Bowl