Tjarks covers basketball and is a host on ‘The Ringer NBA Show.’ He loves Jesus and Dallas, in that order. Texas Forever.
Tjarks passed away on September 10. If you want to support the Tjarks family, you can do so here.
Impressions From Summer League
The guys take a close look at Jabari Smith Jr. and Tari Eason while projecting big things for their pairing in Houston. Plus, they discuss OKC’s young core and make predictions for its new trio of draftees.
Summer League Observations and the Mavs’ Future With J. Kyle Mann and Jonathan Tjarks
JKM and Tjarks join to discuss Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren, and Jabari Smith Jr.
2022 NBA Draft Reactions
J. Kyle Mann and Jonathan Tjarks analyze the fits and speculate the futures for the top picks in the NBA draft
Previewing the Top Wings, Sleepers, and Bigs in the NBA Draft
Plus, the guys share some of the fringe prospects who may be flying under the radar heading into the draft
Breaking Down the Top Forwards in the NBA Draft
Plus, discussing why teams have been failing at maximizing picks 6 through 10 in the NBA draft in recent years
NBA Finals Reactions and Shaedon Sharpe Projections
The guys discuss where the Canadian guard could end up in this year’s draft
2022 NBA Draft Preview
The guys examine the history of no. 1 draft picks and share which players could fill that slot this year before discussing the state of the Magic, Thunder, and Rockets, and which players they think make the most sense for each
Phoenix Takes Charge, Brady’s TV Gig, and a Celts-Bucks Classic With Jonathan Tjarks, Bryan Curtis, and Chris Mannix
Bill talks with SI’s Chris Mannix about why Boston’s Game 4 win was the most important of the Tatum-Brown era, some Lakers dysfunction, and Canelo Alvarez’s loss to Dmitry Bivol
A Suns-Warriors Flip-Flop, a Sneaky-Bad NFL Draft, and Utah Groundhog Day
Plus, NBA draft talk and breaking down Jalen Brunson’s breakout performance against the Jazz
Arizona Fails to Adjust, Duke-UNC Hype, and a Life Update From Jonathan Tjarks
Plus, breaking down the historic significance of UNC and Duke’s first NCAA tournament matchup