Russillo briefly shares his thoughts on the Clippers’ Game 7 collapse vs. the Nuggets (3:28). Then he talks with Denver Nuggets president of basketball operations Tim Connelly about his role in the bubble when the Nuggets are down 3-1 in a playoff series, Denver’s coaching adjustments throughout the playoffs, scouting Nikola Jokic back in 2014, Jokic family stories, Jamal Murray’s development, the Nuggets’ staff pickup games, and more (8:13). Then Ryen is joined by recently retired NFL linebacker Ryan Shazier to talk about his college career at Ohio State, playing linebacker for a historic franchise like the Steelers, Week 1 NFL reactions, what he learned about some of the NFL’s top offensive players by watching tape, his picks for this season’s top defenses, his recovery from injury and moving on to the next phase of his life, and more (41:50). Finally Russillo answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:13:30).
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