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
Rob Gronkowski helped redefine how tight ends are used. He’s putting up vintage numbers by taking the position back to its roots.
Ryen also kicks around some ideas with Ceruti and scouts some wild takes for the upcoming Take Stock game
JJ starts by building the blueprint for the Yankees to make the playoffs before chatting with former Jet Willie Colon and SNY’s Maria Marino
Ian is joined by Mayowa Quadri and Ryan Hunn to discuss the passing of the legendary Jimmy Greaves, the North London Derby, and the recently released ‘Schumacher’ documentary