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NBA Optimism Alert!!! Plus: MJ vs. Tyson, Quarantine ‘PTI,’ ‘The Wire,’ and Post-Virus Social Undistancing With Tony Kornheiser and Van Lathan

The ‘PTI’ host runs down his list of the all-time most captivating athletes

1998 NBA Finals: Chicago Bulls v Utah Jazz Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images


The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts about Adam Silver’s meeting with the board of governors that seemed to garner “positive feelings” (2:28), before he’s joined by ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser to discuss Tony’s mortal enemy, modern technology; continuing Pardon the Interruption during the pandemic; and all-time captivating athletes including Michael Jordan, Mike Tyson, Muhammad Ali, Tiger Woods, Bobby Orr, Secretariat, and more (16:53). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Van Lathan about his rewatch of HBO’s The Wire, quarantine thoughts, COVID-19’s impact on Louisiana, ESPN’s The Last Dance, and more (1:04:35).

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