Russillo introduces a new NBA segment with his thoughts on the 76ers-Raptors matchup, the Nuggets pummeling the Rockets, and the Suns’ hot start to the season (4:00). Then Ryen talks with The Ringer’s Raja Bell about the Bucks’ defensive struggles, the Lakers’ load management, the time Raja spent in the Cavaliers’ front office, the experience of working with LeBron James, the most notable surprises from the first week of the NBA season, and more (15:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (48:30).
Philly Is Different but the Same, the Red-Hot Suns, and Denver’s Fun Night Out With Raja Bell
Raja also talks about his time in the Cavs’ front office, his experience working with LeBron, and the most notable surprises from the first week of the NBA season
After a disappointing follow-up to its surprise run to the East finals, Atlanta agreed to send a robust package to the Spurs in the hopes that Murray can be the perfect complement to Trae Young
Justin, Rob, and Wos discuss the Nuggets-Wizards deal and preview this weekend’s free agency action
Autosport reporter Luke Smith joins Kevin to discuss last year’s race between Lewis Hamilton and Max Verstappen, discuss the performance by British drivers from Lando Norris to George Russell to Hamilton, and then talk through the midseason pressure on Mercedes and Ferrari
KOC and Stein also discuss the Dejounte Murray sweepstakes and other potential targets for the Knicks
Jackie MacMullan details how a young David Stern leveraged the budding rivalry between Larry Bird and Magic Johnson to market the game