The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O’Connor to discuss NBA “unicorns” past and present, as well as the unusually high number of unicorns in today’s NBA, including LeBron James, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid, Kevin Durant, Nikola Jokic, and Luka Doncic (2:30). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Mike Gioseffi to discuss the sports card market’s historical ebbs and flows, the impact of auction sites like eBay in the early 2000s, as well as today’s increasing demand for football and basketball cards, and more (1:09:00).
Best NBA Unicorns, Plus Sports Card Boom 3.0 With Kevin O’Connor and Mike Gioseffi
Bills talks the abundance of unicorns in today’s NBA before reflecting on the sports card market’s historical ebbs and flows
Jake and Jordan break down the biggest series of the season and discuss the Mariners as a potential AL wild-card spoiler
Plus, there’s discussion about the failures of national police reform talks, and Will Smith speaks about his open marriage with Jada Pinkett Smith
This week the guys discuss Joe Gacy, Bryan Danielson vs Kenny Omega, all-time WWE draft picks, and thoughts on Extreme Rules, before debating Evan’s Mount Rushmore of Wrestling
Plus, Amanda and Juliet briefly touch on Alana Haim being cast in the upcoming film ‘Licorice Pizza’
Verno and KOC also talk about Klay Thompson’s comeback from injury and The Athletic’s report about the Lakers’ offseason recruiting strategies
Both records and offenses were broken in Week 3 of the NFL season. Kevin Clark is joined by Mallory Rubin to cover it all.