Bill Simmons is joined by hip-hop legend Ice Cube to talk about the renewed Celtics-Lakers rivalry, LeBron to L.A., old-school hip-hop vs. new-school, making records, the Las Vegas Raiders, what to do with the L.A. Clippers, Big3 basketball, and more (11:00). Then Bill sits down with star of HBO’s Ballers and Spike Lee’s BlacKkKlansman John David Washington to discuss playing college sports, chasing the pro football dream, his big acting break, working with Lee, filming BlacKkKlansman, sports movies, and more (56:50).
A Very Special 400th Episode With Ice Cube and John David Washington
Basketball, football, hip-hop, TV, and movies are all subjects of Bill’s 400th episode
Aaron Judge. Trea Turner. Xander Bogaerts. Justin Verlander. Those and other superstars signed lucrative long-term deals during a whirlwind week in San Diego, but which teams and trends emerged most triumphant?
Which hot starts will continue? Who’s due to fall off? Let’s look to the schedules for answers.
Jerry Saltz returns to the show to survey the state of art and food in 2022 and deliver a bracing dose of motivation to Dave, Chris, and anyone else out there embarking on a potentially terrifying creative endeavor