The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Jonathan Tjarks to discuss the Atlanta Hawks firing head coach Lloyd Pierce, how much blame the front office deserves for the team’s tepid season, the Hawks’ trade deadline options, and more (2:30). They also discuss the Dallas Mavericks seemingly “righting the ship,” Luka Doncic’s hot streak, fake Porzingis trades, and more (28:30). Then Bill is joined by David Shoemaker for a pro wrestling update. They discuss the lead-up to WrestleMania, WWE vs. AEW, new stars vs. young stars, WWE’s massive deal with Peacock, and more (56:00).
The Bumbling Hawks, Porzingis’s Future, and More With Jonathan Tjarks
Plus: A ‘WrestleMania’ preview with David Shoemaker
The difference in quality with the Dutch was not so much about technique or talent but poise and ruthlessness. Experience will fix that for this young U.S. core.
In which Mario Lopez plays a dancer named Billy Holiday (and NO ONE talks about it)