Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal to talk about Sal’s World Cup bets, the odds on LeBron’s next team, and gearing up for legalized gambling (3:48). Then Bill is joined by Jonathan Tjarks to talk about the 2018 NBA draft, including the Mavericks’ trade to get Luka Doncic, an unfortunate landing spot for Mo Bamba, and an interesting Phoenix Suns roster (27:55). Finally, Bill calls up his dad to talk about Celtics first-round draft pick Robert Williams, the Red Sox, and why Kawhi Leonard would be bad for the Celtics (55:55).
LeBron’s Odds, Dallas’s Doncic Heist, and Kawhi to Boston Talk
Cousin Sal, Jonathan Tjarks, and Bill’s dad join to talk NBA offseason moves
Bill talks Peyton and Eli’s ‘Monday Night Football’ broadcast and Week 2 fantasy predictions
Nora and Mallory discuss whether fans should worry about some Week 1 losses
Mike and Jesse preview this weekend’s NFL games before discussing the card values of four NBA players who were injured last season