The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by sports media legend Jackie MacMullan to discuss the Heat winning another close Eastern Conference finals game against the Celtics to bring the series to 2-0, the construction of the Miami Heat, the tenacious Denver Nuggets, the brilliance of Nikola Jokic, where the Clippers went wrong, how the 2020 NBA playoffs will be viewed historically, sports reporting in 2020, Jackie’s advice to young journalists, and more (3:40). Then Bill gives out some Million Dollar Picks for this weekend’s slate of NFL games (1:13:55).
Boston’s Flop, Riley’s Genius, and Denver’s Cinderella Story with Jackie MacMullan. Plus: Shorting the Jets.
Sports media legend Jackie MacMullan joins Bill to discuss the Heat taking Game 2 over the Celtics, the Nuggets surviving another seven-game series, and much more
KD did it his way, and it didn’t work. So he’s returning to an old formula: Durant will join a star-studded contender after the Nets and Suns struck a blockbuster deal before the trade deadline.
Johnny and Aneesa talk bog water and a savage carb-heavy eating challenge
Wednesday’s three-team trade may not shift the balance of power in the Western Conference, but it does spell the end of the Russell Westbrook experiment in L.A. and set the stage for the season’s stretch run
Jerry Ferrara on the Knicks, Raheem Mostert Talks Angry Runs, and How the Giants Close the Gap With Julian Love
The ‘Entourage’ actor joins to discuss New York sports
The guys talk Patrick Mahomes’s influence on the NFL and where Aaron Rodgers may play next season