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
Houshmandzadeh talks Pac-12, his Hall of Fame criteria, and his outlook for the Cincinnati Bengals
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Sean and Chris cover the new sci-fi films ‘The Creator’ and ‘No One Will Save You’ before getting into their favorite sci-fi movies since 2000
Director Gareth Edwards is more accomplished at world-building and orchestrating chaos than he is at developing characters, but the way the movie was made could be a game changer throughout Hollywood
Van and Rachel also dig into the GOP debate and a very Black father–centric mailbag