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
The much-hyped World Cup face off wasn’t a heroic underdog effort on the part of the Americans. It was a match between equals.
Ian is joined by Flo Lloyd-Hughes and Carl Anka to look back at England’s 0-0 draw against an impressive USA side
Musa and Ryan discuss the resulting draw from World Cup England-USA football match, and more
Van and Rachel welcome actor and fellow Texan Jonathan Majors to the podcast to discuss growing up in Rachel’s hometown, his new film, ‘Devotion,’ and the true story behind it, plus why he doesn’t watch any of his own movies