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Lakers-Warriors, Simmons Suspended, Ayton’s Non-max, and Surging Cowboys With Jackie MacMullan and Ben Solak

Plus, potential “tailspin” Eastern Conference teams, and a Patriots free agency retrospective

Golden State Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images


The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on the Lakers’ loss to the Warriors in their season opener, the Astros’ Game 4 ALCS win over the Red Sox, and Dodgers-Braves Game 3 (2:00), before he is joined by Jackie MacMullan to talk about Ben Simmons being ejected from 76ers practice and suspended for one game, causing him to miss the season opener vs. the Pelicans. They also discuss the Suns neglecting to sign Deandre Ayton to a contract extension, expectations for the Warriors’ season, potential “tailspin” teams, Eastern Conference contenders, and more (19:55). Then Bill talks with The Ringer’s Ben Solak about NFC Super Bowl contenders, takeaways from the Bills’ Monday-night loss to the Titans, reassessing the Patriots’ free-agency spending, and more (1:23:35).

Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Jackie MacMullan and Ben Solak
Producer: Kyle Crichton

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