Bill Simmons gives his thoughts on the improbable Celtics run as he names the most improbable finals teams in NBA history (3:10). Then Bill calls up his dad to talk about Boston’s victory in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals (24:38). Finally, Bill is joined by Shea Serrano to talk about YouTube Red’s Cobra Kai, liking Johnny Lawrence, ’80s movies that need to be TV shows, and Den of Thieves and other bank robbery films (58:45).
The Improbable Celtics and ‘Cobra Kai’
Bill’s dad and Shea Serrano join this episode to talk basketball and TV
With half the regular season in the books, it’s once again time to hand out some imaginary hardware. We spotlight the ahead-of-schedule Grizzlies, two bigs in Cleveland turning heads, and a player out West who could change the calculus for his franchise’s future.
This season, Tennessee has been defined by its injuries. Now that its stars are back in the fold, though, does this team have enough to live up to its no. 1 seed?
The hosts also discuss Jon Moxley’s and Dom Mysterio’s futures
Plus, reacting to recent trailers for ‘Moon Knight’ and ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power’