We review the stories coming out of this weekend: a minor Anthony Davis thumb injury, Kyrie Irving’s reaggravated facial fracture, the Kings’ Buddy Hield contract dilemma, and Zion Williamson’s impressive performances (2:51). Then we draft all 30 NBA teams in terms of watchability (12:16) before deciding whether an NBA news item is a good call or bad call (42:42).
‘Heat Check’: The Shallow Lakers, a Kyrie Irving Setback, and Max Player Buddy Hield?
Plus: the NBA League Pass draft
Ben, Khal, and Brian also pay their respects to the late Mike Jones, a.k.a. Virgil
Liverpool or Arsenal to Top City? Was the Away Goals Rule Better? Plus, Ranking U.S. Strikers and Best Bets!
Ceruti and Paul discuss Tyler Adams’s return and give their thoughts on who can finish at the top of the EPL
The Wemby Era, a Women’s Hoops Revolution, Taylor Swift Vs. the Beatles, and Maye Vs. Daniels With Chuck Klosterman
Bill Simmons is joined by Chuck Klosterman to discuss Victor Wembanyama speculations, women’s college basketball, the cultural colossus that is Taylor Swift, and much more