The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares some thoughts from Week 1 of the 2020-21 NBA season (2:00), before talking with sports media legends Jackie MacMullan and Bob Ryan to discuss NBA stories ranging from the 1960s up until today. They also discuss tweaks to this NBA season, including travel and the shortened schedule, the James Harden sweepstakes, and more (27:00).
Week 1 NBA Notes. Plus, NBA Then and Now With Jackie MacMullan and Bob Ryan.
Bill talks NBA history with the legendary sportswriters before checking in on the James Harden sweepstakes
Van and Rachel also discuss LeBron James’s comments about the non-coverage of the Jerry Jones controversy
Kevin is joined by CBS Sports’ Will Brinson to preview five of this weekend’s most intriguing NFL matchups and predict the four teams in the CFB Playoff
Brian and three-time Super Bowl champ James White discuss the Pats’ dysfunctional offense, potential friction between Mac Jones and Matt Patricia, Devin McCourty’s Patriots career, and more
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