HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss Bill’s updated Trade Value column including new spots for Paul George, Luka Doncic, De’Aaron Fox, Ben Simmons, and Deandre Ayton among others (3:00). Then Bill sits down with legendary director Spike Lee to talk basketball conspiracies, the Porzingis trade, stories from courtside, and films including Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, 25th Hour, He Got Game, BlacKkKlansman, and more (39:50).
The Big Spike Lee Sit-down, Plus NBA Trade Value 2.0
Bill discusses his updated Trade Value column with Joe House before sitting down with director Spike Lee to talk about the Porzingis trade, ‘BlacKkKlansman,’ and much more
Cousin Sal recaps Pats-Steelers before handing out best bets with the Parlay Kid and discussing Heisman and the College Football Playoff with Joel Klatt
Sean and Amanda also share preliminary thoughts about ‘Poor Things’ and why it’s seemingly losing steam in the awards races
Sharp and House dive into the weekend slate of NFL games, with a special focus on the Bills-Chiefs, Eagles-Cowboys, and Lions-Bears matchups
Plus, Brian talks about the Yankees’ acquisition of Juan Soto and how that changes the balance of power in the AL East