Welcome back to the NBA Desktop! This week, Jason looks at Kyrie Irving’s divisive comments with the media (again), and breaks down all the excitement around the regular-season debut of the Pelicans’ no. 1 pick, Zion Williamson. He’s then joined by Ringer staff writer Micah Peters to react to these two stories and Ben Detrick to deliver spice on the Philadelphia 76ers and whether or not they should trade Ben Simmons or Joel Embiid. Plus, LeBron James’s Knicks recruitment, Dwight Howard’s dunk-contest entry, Kevin Harlan’s legendary commentary, and Vanessa Hudgens’s date with Kyle Kuzma.
‘NBA Desktop’: Zion Williamson Put the League on Notice
Jason looks at Kyrie Irving’s divisive comments with the media (again), and breaks down all the excitement around the regular-season debut of the Pelicans’ no. 1 pick, Zion Williamson
Super Bowl 57 pits a deep team built around a skilled QB on a rookie contract against one that has Patrick Mahomes. What do both sides illustrate about the 2022 season? And which will earn the Lombardi Trophy?
As this weekend had no Premier League fixtures, Mark and Ben have joined forces to select our Team of the Season so far
Elsewhere, Mark Briscoe pays tribute to his brother Jay on ‘Dynamite’ and Bryan Keith does battle with Dante Leon
Musa and Ryan also run through some key results from the men’s FA Cup third round and shout out some notable scores in the women’s FA Cup
It’s tempting to imagine what could have been if the rumored ‘King Kong’ prequel had become a commercial hit instead of developing a cult following over time