The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to discuss Kevin Durant’s incredible performance in the Nets’ Game 5 comeback win over the Bucks. They talk about Durant’s 49 points in 48 minutes, the Bucks’ questionable in-game adjustments, James Harden’s hamstring injury, Game 6 predictions, and more (3:00). Then Bill talks with Jonathan Tjarks about a report from The Athletic that there is friction in the Mavericks’ front office, the lack of talent surrounding Luka Doncic on the Mavericks roster, the Clippers-Mavericks Round 1 series, Kristaps Porzingis’s trade value, and more (46:00). They also cover the Jazz-Clippers Round 2 series, the Clippers’ Game 4 win, and more (1:14:30).
Host: Bill Simmons
Guests: Chris Ryan and Jonathan Tjarks
Producer: Kyle Crichton