The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the final two episodes in the ESPN documentary series The Last Dance (2:25) before Ryen and “Optimistic Bill” talk about the NBA potentially inching toward a return, as well as the MLB season’s murky future (49:00). They share TV programming advice for content-starved networks (1:26:30) before revisiting Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz and Michael Jordan’s sixth and final championship (1:38:40).
The Last ‘Last Dance,’ MJ the Almost Knick, NBA Bubble Courtsides, MLB Strife, and the Final ‘RewatchaBulls’ With Ryen Russillo
Revisiting Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals between the Chicago Bulls and the Utah Jazz, and Michael Jordan’s sixth and final championship
Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?
The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
Plus, the Overworked Twitter Joke of the Week and David Shoemaker Guesses the Strained-Pun Headline