Bill Simmons connects with his dad to talk about the Celtics’ second playoff win over the 76ers, how Philly can get back on track, the Red Sox, and (maybe) for the last time revisit the Patriots’ 2018 draft picks (3:10). Then, Nathan Hubbard calls in to talk about his vision for next-gen ticket sales and his new company, Rival, as well as LAFC’s new stadium and being a sports parent (39:45). Finally, Bill talks with Mark Titus about the Rockets, the NBA’s lackadaisical enforcement of traveling violations, the Pacers, the college basketball teams with the biggest persecution complexes, and Titus’s bid to be head coach of the Chicago State men’s basketball program (1:05:00).
Sleeper Celtics, Boring Rockets, and Next-Gen Tickets
Bill Simmons and his dad, Mark Titus, and Nathan Hubbard cover Boston sports, playoff story lines, NBA officiating, and more
Justin, Rob, and Wos preview Pelicans-Lakers and Pacers-Bucks
Bill Simmons is joined by Wosny Lambre and Chris Ryan to rewatch the 1989 neo-noir thriller ‘Sea of Love,’ starring Al Pacino, Ellen Barkin, and John Goodman
Sheil and Shawn Syed look at the film from the 49ers game and discuss what went wrong for the Eagles. What will be the keys to victory against the Cowboys? How can the Eagles stop this Cowboys offense, which has been on fire?
The guys also react to Kaz fantasy booking Randy Orton vs. Kazuchika Okada at WrestleMania on ‘The Masked Man Show’
With Thursday’s semifinal matchups set, we preview Bucks-Pacers and Lakers-Pelicans and give you one critical thing to watch for each team
Plus, Brian and Jamie give out their game picks for Pats-Steelers