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
Plus, Musa and Ryan round up as much of the week’s footballing chaos as possible, including Spurs’ dramatic late win, drama in the German Cup, and trouble for Atléti
Microsoft develops the Xbox and has been a major player in PC and console gaming for more than 20 years. The company isn’t betting $70 billion on the buzzword of the week.
Mayor Scott discusses what outsiders don’t know about Baltimore, reforming policing within the city, and the work toward equitable economic development
Ryan and CC also share their NFL playoff picks for the upcoming weekend of games
Jesse discusses his new role on the show and reflects on how bachelor nation has evolved over the years