Bill Simmons is joined by Zach Lowe of ESPN to discuss the angriest NBA fan base (02:00), locks for the Western Conference All-Star starting lineup (04:30), Anthony Davis vs. Karl-Anthony Towns (19:30), the Cavs potentially trading for Boogie Cousins (34:00), their current All-Defense first team (55:45), if the Rockets are legitimate (58:30), the Isaiah Thomas–Paul Pierce drama (01:07:00), and the most bizarre story in the NBA (01:11:15).
Who Are the All-Star Starters in the Western Conference?
ESPN’s Zach Lowe joins Bill to share his All-Star picks
Also, the guys talk about William Regal’s return to WWE and plans for Austin Theory
Plus, Verno and KOC discuss the impressive Pacers’ win over the Warriors
Ryen joins Bill for an NBA midseason check-in
Plus, the guys look at the Bengals’ opportunity to claim the AFC’s best record
Hicks examines why the race is so tight, Warnock’s presidential prospects and Georgia’s potential primary state
Jack Fritz of SportsRadio 94 WIP and the ‘High Hopes Podcast’ joins Sheil Kapadia to discuss the major move and what implications it may have for the NL next season