Bill Simmons breaks down the reasons why the NBA playoff format needs to be dramatically different (5:00). Then, Cousin Sal hops on the line to give his thoughts on the Winter Olympics (27:00), the NBA All-Star Game (34:00), and early Oscars picks (42:00). Finally, Rockets GM Daryl Morey joins to detail his journey through the NBA ranks and the importance of analytics in his life (56:00).
Revamping the NBA Playoffs, Plus Cousin Sal and Rockets GM Daryl Morey
Winter Olympics, All-Star Game recap, and Daryl Morey on how he became the head of one of the league’s top franchises
While several contenders are mulling a trade for Kevin Durant, it’s worth remembering that blockbuster deals have rarely led to Finals appearances over the years
Bill and Jim discuss some very sensitive topics with the aim of better understanding the challenges around concussion in our sport
College Recruiting Stories With Matt Ryan, Antonio Daniels, Andrew Bogut, Stephon Marbury, James Jones, and Gary Payton Sr.
Plus, Ryen answers Life Advice questions