The 2003 Western Conference semifinals between the San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Lakers was a pivotal series for that season but also for the future of the NBA. The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Shea Serrano to discuss Tim Duncan’s dominance and how the Spurs ended the Lakers’ Shaq-and-Kobe era.
‘Bill Simmons’s Book of Basketball 2.0’: How the Spurs Ended the Kobe-Shaq Lakers Dynasty
Bill Simmons is joined by Shea Serrano to discuss Tim Duncan’s dominance and how the Spurs ended the Lakers’ Shaq-and-Kobe era
Did Andrew Wiggins’s All-Star campaign get a boost from an unexpected fan base? Plus, KOC and Verno gush over Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr.
NFL Championship Round Film Breakdowns With Ted Nguyen, the Forgotten Character in the Steroid Saga, Plus ‘The Line’ Director Doug Shultz
Ryen also hits on whether or not Ben Simmons’s trade value has diminished from August 2021 and the 76ers quest for a favorable trade
Plus, Warren and House share their favorite bets of the week
Wos also reacts to the Nike LeBron 9 "Big Bang" release before breaking down notable off-court fits from the last week
‘Home Team’ is more than just a bizarrely timed feel-good movie tied to Bountygate. It’s the guide to understanding Payton’s stunning decision to leave the Saints.