Russillo kicks off the show with his takeaways from the first NBA scrimmages (01:00) and the media taking the dramatic angle in covering Mookie Betts’s contract extension (10:00). Then, private basketball coach Drew Hanlen joins the show to discuss his journey from hardworking college basketball player to coaching Bradley Beal (18:00), whether Jayson Tatum can be a top 5 NBA player (31:30), and traveling with Joel Embiid (38:15). The show wraps up with some life advice (01:08:00).
Working With Joel Embiid, Jayson Tatum, and Bradley Beal: Drew Hanlen, Private Basketball Coach of NBA Stars
Plus, Russillo’s takeaways from the first NBA scrimmages
Plus, Chris and Andy talk The Replacements’ newly reissued remixed album Tim (Let It Bleed Edition) and how it feels to hear something meaningful to your youth in a new way
And later, mailbag questions!
Mixed Feelings on Tony Ferguson vs. Paddy Pimblett, the Shocking Resurrection of Dillon Danis, and Israel Adesanya’s Jon Jones Moment?
Plus, Tyson Fury vs. Francis Ngannou, answering some Discord questions about Brian Ortega’s mysterious absence, the suspected PFL and Bellator merger, and more
Verno and KOC talk recent trades and what they mean for all teams involved
What’s Going On With the Bengals Offense? Plus, a Preseason Hype Check and a Packers and Lions Preview.
Nora Princiotti and Steven Ruiz do a deep dive on Joe Burrow and the Cincinnati Bengals offense and how to solve their struggles