The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about episodes 7 and 8 of the ESPN documentary series The Last Dance (2:30) before discussing UFC 249 (41:40) and Adam Silver’s call with players regarding the possible return of the NBA season (1:04:40). Finally they revisit the 1997 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz, where Michael Jordan would win his fifth NBA title (1:25:07).
Crying MJ, UFC 249, Ominous NBA News, and 1997 NBA Finals RewatchaBulls With Ryen Russillo
Discussing Adam Silver’s call with NBA players regarding the possible return of an NBA season
Plus, Kevin speaks about Haason Reddick’s journey from having no scholarships out of Camden, New Jersey, to becoming a Defensive Player of the Year candidate
The ‘Counter Pressed’ crew discuss former England and Arsenal player Alex Scott’s memoir
Ella talks about her reaction of scoring in the final along with the celebrations after the tournament
Alex King discusses his career and his new role under Warren Gatland