The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Stugotz of The Dan Le Batard Show to discuss the Miami Heat’s rough start to the NBA Finals, the Heat’s depleted roster, Finals MVP speculation, the city of Miami’s relationship with LeBron James, another sad NY Jets season, and more. Then Bill brings in Joe House to make some NFL Million Dollar Picks. Finally, Bill talks with The Ringer’s Mallory Rubin and Nora Princiotti about the NFL season, including the Ravens’ struggles against the Chiefs last week, the chip on Aaron Rodgers’s shoulder, playoff sleeper teams, the NFL’s COVID-19 protocol, and more.
The Cruising Lakers, Heat Culture, Lamar’s Kryptonite, and Tampa’s Gambling Hook With Jon “Stugotz” Weiner, Mallory Rubin, Nora Princiotti, and Joe House
Discussing the Heat’s rough start to the NBA Finals, Finals MVP speculation, the Ravens’ struggles against the Chiefs last week, the NFL’s COVID-19 protocol, and more
Plus, Van and Rachel discuss Brittney Griner’s letter to President Joe Biden from a Russian prison and dynamics of the Black diaspora
There’s one potential KD suitor people are sleeping on. Plus, why the Wolves going all in for Rudy Gobert makes sense, my thoughts on the Celtics’ moves, and an early review of summer league’s biggest attraction: Chet Holmgren.
House and Hubbard make predictions for the upcoming tournament