Bill Simmons is joined by The Ringer’s Chris Ryan to discuss the Sixers' injury situation regarding top pick Markelle Fultz (7:00) and the ways in which the Philly front office is letting its young core down early this season (22:00). Then, Toronto Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri joins (34:40) to give his thoughts on the importance of the NBA draft process and the growth of basketball internationally.
Raptors President Masai Ujiri on NBA Growth, Draft Tricks, and Making the Carmelo Trade
Bill and Chris discuss the Markelle Fultz’s shoulder saga, the Sixers’s front office turmoil, and get the insider’s look from the Raptors president
Rob and Wos discuss the latest news on the Nets star
Plus, the crew talks about Kevin Owens’s return, the Women’s Tag Team Championship Tournament, Jack’s favorite wrestlers, and more
With the series finale on the horizon, Jimmy McGill continues down a path of self-destruction—while Kim Wexler starts on the long, difficult road to redemption
Lindsay and Kevin examine Kansas City’s revamped receiving corps and how they’ll affect Patrick Mahomes’s QB play before discussing Buffalo’s new OC, Ken Dorsey, and speculating whether he’ll be able to elevate Josh Allen’s game to the next level this season