The Lakers got walloped by the Celtics last night—is there more to take away from this one game than meets the eye (5:56)? Plus, Ben Simmons has been unleashed by the open space on the floor since Joel Embiid has been out with injury. How will Embiid be reintroduced into the lineup, and will the Sixers pursue Pistons guard Derrick Rose (20:00)?
‘The Mismatch’: The Lakers Are Missing a Piece
Plus: Ben Simmons is unleashed
Damian Lillard didn’t get his way this summer. Nor has James Harden gotten his. What does that say about the NBA’s power dynamics? "Teams are taking back control," says one NBA executive.
Buffalo’s superstar quarterback was firing on all cylinders in the team’s win over the Dolphins, which reaffirmed the Bills’ position in the top tier of the AFC. Plus, the Eagles have issues, Lamar Jackson is quietly in peak form, Zach Wilson finally flashed potential, awards, and more.
Sheil and Ben break down the Eagles’ issues on both sides of the ball
Plus, Brian takes a moment to pay tribute to Tim Wakefield
Boston Gets Jrue Holiday, Zach Wilson’s Alive, Belichick’s in Trouble, Buffalo’s Cruising, and Week 5 Lines
Bill and Ryen evaluate the Blazers-Celtics trade and discuss its impact on the Eastern Conference, and Cousin Sal joins to break down all the Week 4 NFL games
Verno and KOC discuss how this trade will affect the Celtics, and KOC shares his experience at the U2 concert