Russillo shares his thoughts on “player lists,” more specifically the NFL Top 100 (3:15), before he is joined by longtime NBA referee and head of referee and development training Monty McCutchen. McCutchen tells some stories from his long career as a referee, and the two get into the weeds on flops, charges, and blocking fouls, the values Monty tries to instill in NBA refs, and more (15:04). Then Ryen talks with SI’s Chris Mannix, who is currently in the Orlando bubble awaiting the NBA restart. They discuss some buzz around the Bucks, Clippers, Rockets, 76ers, Celtics, Thunder, and more (52:08). Finally, Ryen talks about Joe Kelly’s eight-game suspension for throwing at Alex Bregman, leading to a melee, before answering a listener-submitted “Life Advice” question (1:24:14).
NBA Is Back, Officiating Stories With Monty McCutchen, and Chris Mannix Reports From the Orlando Bubble
McCutchen tells stories from his long career as a referee, and gets into the weeds on flops, charges, and blocking fouls
JJ also talks about Luis Severino pitching a brilliant seven innings last night and giving the Yankees some more assurance in the rotation
Wrighty, Flo, and Jeannette also discuss how hard it is to keep pace with Manchester City and give a preview of the Lionesses’ game against the U.S. at Wembley
Kim Kardashian’s Crypto Fine, A-Rod’s Message to J.Lo, Robert Downey Jr.’s Inflatable Home, and Lindsay Lohan’s Comeback
Juliet Litman and Amanda Dobbins discuss Kim Kardashian being charged with illegally promoting a cryptocurrency product, Alex Rodriguez’s well-wishes to former fiancée J.Lo and the children, and more
Charles and Justin discuss the best seasoned rappers still in the game