The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the NBA restart, including Lakers-Clippers, Pelicans-Jazz, the NBA broadcast, NBA awards, and more (4:40). Next he talks with NFL Network’s Kyle Brandt about his new Ringer podcast 10 Questions With Kyle Brandt, the seemingly precarious 2020 NFL season, Brandt’s time on The Real World: Chicago, the golden age of MTV’s The Challenge, the evolution of reality TV, his recent two-hour interview with Aaron Rodgers, nostalgic NFL talk, and more (35:08). Finally Bill talks with his daughter, Zoe Simmons, about teen culture during quarantine (1:41:09).
A Memorable NBA Reopening
Plus: Talking NFL With Kyle Brandt about his new Ringer podcast
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
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The guys also discuss their legacies and the UFC’s inability to properly honor its stars after they’re done fighting
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Plus, the guys talk about the final spot of the NL wild card
The ‘Tea Time’ crew catches up on all the things they missed from the VMAs and the Met Gala