The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jackie MacMullan to discuss the looming start date of the 2020-21 NBA season, the value of lottery draft picks in this year’s NBA draft, offseason player movement, how teams should look to combat the Lakers’ size, and more. Then Bill talks with Rembert Browne about yet another Atlanta sports heartbreak after the Braves’ loss to the Dodgers in the NLCS, and Rembert shares his theory on why Atlanta may have a sports curse. Finally Bill talks with his buddy JackO about another Yankees postseason failure, a Dodgers vs. Rays World Series, “old-man baseball gripes,” the 2020 presidential election, the upcoming presidential debate, and more.
The NBA Draft, Offseason Moves, and Beating the Lakers With Jackie MacMullan, and Atlanta Sports Heartache With Rembert Browne
Plus: JackO on the Yankees, the World Series, and the upcoming election
Plus, answering listener questions about the Bears’ front-office vacancy and Jim Harbaugh’s next move
Yahoo Sportsbook’s Ariel Epstein gives his best NFL prop bets for the weekend
Plus, Million-Dollar Picks with NFL Network’s Peter Schrager
Plus, Mike and Jesse discuss some breaking news in the sports cards world