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
Plus, Van and Rachel discuss Brittney Griner’s letter to President Joe Biden from a Russian prison and dynamics of the Black diaspora
There’s one potential KD suitor people are sleeping on. Plus, why the Wolves going all in for Rudy Gobert makes sense, my thoughts on the Celtics’ moves, and an early review of summer league’s biggest attraction: Chet Holmgren.