The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Nuggets’ comeback win in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals vs. the Lakers, as well as the player combination of LeBron James and Anthony Davis and where it ranks among the historic NBA duos (3:04). Then he is joined by Showtime’s Desus Nice and The Kid Mero to discuss NYC during the pandemic; New York sports; the NBA playoffs; MLB, adjusting to doing Desus & Mero from home; interviewing late-night icon David Letterman; their new book, God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons From the Bronx; and more (24:45). Finally Bill talks with actor Jeff Daniels about some of his past work including Terms of Endearment, Speed, Dumb and Dumber, and The Newsroom; Jim Carrey’s comedy run in the mid-’90s; performing on and off Broadway; his new two-part Showtime miniseries, The Comey Rule; and more (1:15:15).
The Nuggets’ Comeback, Desus and Mero, and Jeff Daniels
Game 3 of the Western Conference finals
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