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
Did Andrew Wiggins’s All-Star campaign get a boost from an unexpected fan base? Plus, KOC and Verno gush over Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr.
NFL Championship Round Film Breakdowns With Ted Nguyen, the Forgotten Character in the Steroid Saga, Plus ‘The Line’ Director Doug Shultz
Ryen also hits on whether or not Ben Simmons’s trade value has diminished from August 2021 and the 76ers quest for a favorable trade
Plus, Warren and House share their favorite bets of the week