31 episodes

Bill Simmons’s new podcast breaks down the NBA's most important games, players, and teams, extending and reinventing his New York Times no. 1 bestselling book from 2009. Playing off the NBA’s dramatic changes during the past decade, Bill uses new commentary and fresh interviews with players and top media members to determine how the league has evolved and where it’s headed.


Produced by Bill Simmons and Kyle Crichton 

Music by Jackson Lowe 

Lyrics and vocals by Tic Tac and Melatonin

Book of Basketball 2.0 Bill Simmons & The Ringer

    • Basketball
    • 4.9, 435 Ratings

Bill Simmons’s new podcast breaks down the NBA's most important games, players, and teams, extending and reinventing his New York Times no. 1 bestselling book from 2009. Playing off the NBA’s dramatic changes during the past decade, Bill uses new commentary and fresh interviews with players and top media members to determine how the league has evolved and where it’s headed.


Produced by Bill Simmons and Kyle Crichton 

Music by Jackson Lowe 

Lyrics and vocals by Tic Tac and Melatonin

    2003 Redraftables: LeBron Arrives, Darko vs. Melo, Wade The Sleeper + the First “Modern” NBA Draft with Chad Ford | Book of Basketball 2.0

    2003 Redraftables: LeBron Arrives, Darko vs. Melo, Wade The Sleeper + the First “Modern” NBA Draft with Chad Ford | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chad Ford to revisit the 2003 NBA draft and discuss some of the subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    2002 Redraftables: The Ultimate Bad Luck Draft With Chris Ryan and Joe House | Book of Basketball 2.0

    2002 Redraftables: The Ultimate Bad Luck Draft With Chris Ryan and Joe House | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Joe House to revisit the bizarre 2002 NBA draft and discuss some of the subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    2001 Redraftables With Zach Lowe: Parker or Pau? Arenas or Iso Joe? Elgin, MJ, and Wallace Doing Stuff! | Book of Basketball 2.0

    2001 Redraftables With Zach Lowe: Parker or Pau? Arenas or Iso Joe? Elgin, MJ, and Wallace Doing Stuff! | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by ESPN’s Zach Lowe to revisit the 2001 draft and discuss some of the NBA subplots and legends from that draft class before redrafting the top 14 lottery picks.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    2000 Redraftables: The NBA Draft WOAT. With Ryen Russillo | Book of Basketball 2.0

    2000 Redraftables: The NBA Draft WOAT. With Ryen Russillo | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to revisit the 2000 NBA draft, talk through some of the NBA subplots and what made this draft the worst in NBA history, and then break down the first 14 lottery picks.

    • 1 hr 24 min
    1999 Redraftables: Francis in Purgatory! Odom in Hell! Weis Over Artest! Remembering an Unusually Hilarious Draft With Chris Ryan and Joe House | Book of Basketball 2.0

    1999 Redraftables: Francis in Purgatory! Odom in Hell! Weis Over Artest! Remembering an Unusually Hilarious Draft With Chris Ryan and Joe House | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Chris Ryan to revisit the 1999 NBA draft, talk through some of the NBA subplots and legends in that draft class, and redraft the first 14 lottery picks.

    • 1 hr 11 min
    1998 Redraftables: Sleeping Dirk, Free-Falling Pierce, and the Craziest NBA Draft Ever With Chris Ryan and Ryen Russillo | Book of Basketball 2.0

    1998 Redraftables: Sleeping Dirk, Free-Falling Pierce, and the Craziest NBA Draft Ever With Chris Ryan and Ryen Russillo | Book of Basketball 2.0

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Chris Ryan to revisit the 1998 NBA draft and some of the legends in that draft class, before redrafting the first 15 picks.

    • 1 hr 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
435 Ratings

435 Ratings

lenny11234 ,

Love it!

Love the original book of basketball, love this one too! I hope they redraft all the way to 2019!!

panamalakers ,

Keep the Re-Drafts coming!

Love these! Especially during this quarantine period! Hope they go all the way up to the Anthony Bennet draft!

abuaii ,

Love the content

But let’s see some 80’s and 90’s redrafts! 2002?!? Let’s hear 84!!!or how about Creating a draft for the 60’s and 70’s. So much here like what year would you redraft wilt?

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