The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House for the latest Redraftables to revisit the 2004 NBA draft, which included Dwight Howard, Andre Iguodala, Luol Deng, J.R. Smith, and others. The two also discuss how Emeka Okafor’s, Al Jefferson’s, and Shaun Livingston’s careers all could have gone dramatically differently if not for injuries.
Dwight, Iguodala, and Deng: 2004 NBA Redraft
Bill and House review a draft that would end up including a lot of sliding-door careers
Plus, some advice to wrestling fans regarding the spread of famous social media videos
Andrew Callahan on Who Deserves More Blame: Bill or Mac? Plus, Celtics Pressure Meter Heading Into the Season.
Brian talks the sorry state of the New England Patriots and all the latest Boston Celtics updates
Ian and his guests chat about Arsenal’s opening day WSL defeat to Liverpool, the weekend’s Basque derby and much more
Week 4 Reactions, Disastrous New York Football, and Track to the Future With Cousin Sal and Katie Baker
Tate and Cousin Sal talk the New York Giants’ matchup with the Seattle Seahawks, and Katie Baker joins to discuss the New York Jets and Coco Gauff’s first Grand Slam singles title
The Mets, Yankees, Padres, and Angels all flopped, while lower-payroll squads like the Orioles, Rays, Marlins, and Diamondbacks stormed into the postseason. What’s behind this year’s abnormally tenuous connection between spending and winning, and what does it mean for the playoffs?