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
Julius Randle’s big game comes in a losing effort
Is Rachaad White better than Austin Ekeler now? Could Michael Pittman Jr. finish the season as a top-10 WR? All this and more!
Plus, Chelsea and Zack share the Bravo news that Alexis Bellino is officially dating John Janssen, Shannon Beador’s ex
Rosenberg and SGG also talk Bobby Lashley and the Street Profits and Bear’s health problems