Bill Simmons calls Joe House to tell him that LeBron has jumped Bill Russell and is now no. 2 on his all-time list. They talk about today’s conditioning and health knowledge versus other basketball eras, the 76ers-Celtics series, Raptors coach Dwane Casey getting fired, and fake trades for DeMar DeRozan (4:25). Finally, Bill connects with Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck to talk about the franchise’s strong roots, working with Danny Ainge, the Brooklyn trade, Boston’s rookies, and more (58:55).
LeBron’s Pyramid Rise and Toronto’s Future
Plus: Toronto’s future, Round 3 thoughts with Joe House, and Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck
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Sheil and Ryen also discuss Deshaun Watson’s 11-game suspension
After a settlement between the league and union, the Cleveland Browns quarterback will serve an 11-game suspension this season. But given Watson’s continued defiance and the Browns’ lack of accountability, it’s still inadequate.
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