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
Musa and Ryan discuss the resulting draw from World Cup England-USA football match, and more
Van and Rachel welcome actor and fellow Texan Jonathan Majors to the podcast to discuss growing up in Rachel’s hometown, his new film, ‘Devotion,’ and the true story behind it, plus why he doesn’t watch any of his own movies
A stunning rookie debut in Detroit, two heartbreaking non-catches, and a beautiful backdoor cover, these are our winners and losers from the NFL’s Thanksgiving Day games
The guys wonder if it is crunch time for Tom Brady, preview the Kliff Kingsbury-Brandon Staley Fraud Watch Bowl, worry about Lamar’s fantasy impact the rest of this season, and try to figure out if the Steelers offense is due for a strong finish to the year