The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by two-time NBA champion and sports commentator Kenny “The Jet” Smith to discuss what makes Inside the NBA so authentic, stories from the 1994 and 1995 Finals runs, Hakeem Olajuwon, ESPN’s The Last Dance, and more (3:10). Next, Bill talks with actor, producer, and writer Will Ferrell about quarantine family time; youth soccer; HBO’s Succession; LAFC; his new Netflix film, Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga; and more (48:05)!
Kenny Smith and Will Ferrell
Two-time NBA champion and sports commentator Kenny “The Jet” Smith joins to discuss what makes ‘Inside the NBA’ so authentic
Mike and Jesse discuss which players’ card values to watch
Ryan and CC recap the wins that put the Astros and Braves a victory away from the World Series and talk about the start to the NBA season, including the Knicks bringing life back to MSG
Julius Randle’s breakthrough performance fueled New York’s revival last season, but the playoffs showed that he alone can take the team only so far. Thanks to a few surprisingly modest offseason moves, the Knicks looked more complete in a season-opening double-overtime win over the Celtics.
After finishing 10-6 last season, Miami seemed poised for a long run of success. Now it’s on a five-game losing streak and its foundation is crumbling. What went wrong? And how did it happen so fast?
Juliet and Callie give their initial impressions of Michelle as Bachelorette, talk about some of their favorite and least favorite guys, and make some predictions