The Ringer’s Chris Ryan searches for solutions to the James Harden saga on the debut episode of The Answer. First, Chris is joined by Kirk Goldsberry (ESPN) to rank implausible-but-technically-possible Harden trades (07:00) and then Musa Okwonga (Stadio, Ringer FC) dials in to compare the rise of soccer-like transfer requests from NBA stars (36:00).
Does the NBA Have a James Harden Problem?
For the first episode of ‘The Answer’ on the Ringer NBA feed, Chris Ryan is joined by ESPN’s Kirk Goldsberry and the Ringer’s own Musa Okwonga
Including reactions to the Zach Ertz trade
Plus, Kate and guest Lucy Ford do a special ‘Bake Off’ grannies ranking in honor of Maggie and hand out their awards for soggiest bottom and most absurdly British moment
Plus, Baumann and Zach preview the now-locked championship series between the Dodgers and Braves, and Red Sox and Astros
Ten Questions About the Upcoming Season, Plus Zion Williamson’s Health and Kyrie Irving’s Instagram Live
Verno and KOC’s questions include which new coach will have the greatest impact on their team and which top 10 pick from last year’s draft will take a leap this season
Daniel Jeremiah on Stopping the Top QBs and Philly’s QB Problem, Plus Van Lathan on Spencer Rattler and LSU
Plus, Russillo shares his thoughts on the often-convoluted question of "Who is the best?" before coming up with an answer