Welcome to The Restart, a new series from The Ringer and Kevin O’Connor that will help you navigate everything you need to know about the return of the 2020 NBA season. In Episode 1, we walk you through the new playoff play-in tournament, before explaining why Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans have the best shot at grabbing the final playoff spot in the Western Conference. Kevin breaks down Zion’s game and hears from Pelicans VP of basketball operations David Griffin on what makes him such a special player. Finally, we discuss the circumstances surrounding the NBA’s return and how players can continue their social activism in Orlando.
‘The Restart’: How Zion Williamson Will Lead the Pelicans to the NBA Playoffs
Plus, how players can continue their social activism in Orlando
Plus, previewing ‘Monday Night Football’ between the Lions and Packers
The first slate featured a whopping 21 interceptions, ranging from mundane to iconic. But which one was the funniest?
Larry also weighs in on pandemic fatigue, his issue with voter ID laws being called racist, and the Texas abortion ban
Mallory is joined by Andy Greenwald and TD St. Matthew-Daniel to analyze the ‘Hawkeye’ trailer and the new Tony Stark tale
All that, plus one reason to watch every other game
Can the Ravens rebound against the Chiefs? And can House hit a five-leg teaser?