HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his idea for an NBA midseason tournament that could shorten the NBA regular season (3:05), before he is joined by Jason Concepcion to discuss the Knicks and Kyrie Irving getting booed in Boston (20:00). Then Bill sits down with actor Tim Robbins to discuss some of his films including Bull Durham, The Player, Mystic River, and The Shawshank Redemption, as well as his new film, Dark Waters. They also talk about political activism, legendary New York sports moments, and more (1:02:20).
Bill’s NBA Midseason Tournament Plan. Plus: Jason Concepcion on the Knicks and Kyrie, and a Tim Robbins Interview
Jason joins Bill to discuss the Knicks and Kyrie Irving getting booed in Boston before Tim Robbins sits down to discuss his new film, ‘Dark Waters,’ and more
Jake and Jordan break down the biggest series of the season and discuss the Mariners as a potential AL wild-card spoiler
Plus, there’s discussion about the failures of national police reform talks, and Will Smith speaks about his open marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith
This week the guys discuss Joe Gacy, Bryan Danielson vs Kenny Omega, all-time WWE draft picks, and thoughts on Extreme Rules, before debating Evan’s Mount Rushmore of Wrestling
Plus, Amanda and Juliet briefly touch on Alana Haim being cast in the upcoming film ‘Licorice Pizza’
Verno and KOC also talk about Klay Thompson’s comeback from injury and The Athletic’s report about the Lakers’ offseason recruiting strategies
Both records and offenses were broken in Week 3 of the NFL season. Kevin Clark is joined by Mallory Rubin to cover it all.