This week on The Restart, The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor turns his attention to Bradley Beal, who announced on Tuesday that he will sit out the resumed NBA season at Disney World in Orlando. Despite this news, the Washington Wizards remain one of the league’s most interesting teams with new and improved versions of Beal and John Wall set to return next year. In this video, you’ll hear from Beal, Wall, Wizards head coach Scott Brooks, and general manager Tommy Sheppard as Kevin breaks down Beal’s rise to superstardom and how the Wizards can become championship contenders in the future. Plus, a look at the players in Orlando who will be the biggest targets of tampering.
‘The Restart’: How Bradley Beal Became a Superstar and Why He Opted Out of the NBA’s Bubble
Plus, a look at the players in Orlando who will be the biggest targets of tampering
Verno and KOC also discuss the wild ending to the Knicks-Pistons game, the weird state of the Nets franchise, Trae Young’s surgery, and how well Jaime Jaquez Jr. has performed this season
Juliet and Amanda analyze the Jennifer Lopez we see in her new documentary, ‘The Greatest Love Story Never Told’
Tate Frazier and KOC break down the recent happenings around the NBA, and Cousin Sal comes on to do over- and underreactions to the most recent news in the sports world
An excerpt from Tricia Romano’s oral history of the famed alt-weekly, ‘The Freaks Came Out to Write,’ featuring Kevin Smith, Amy Taubin, and Colson Whitehead
The legendary actor’s turn in ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’ is singular, the result of decades of work across genres and sensibilities, even if the journey at times plunged him into the depths of mediocrity