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HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.

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    • 4.4 • 28.4K Ratings

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons hosts the most downloaded sports podcast of all time, with a rotating crew of celebrities, athletes, and media staples, as well as mainstays like Cousin Sal, Joe House, and a slew of other friends and family members who always happen to be suspiciously available.

    Part 2: Our NBA Awards Ballots, Eastern Conference Thoughts, the Masters, and UFC 300 With Ryen Russillo

    Part 2: Our NBA Awards Ballots, Eastern Conference Thoughts, the Masters, and UFC 300 With Ryen Russillo

    In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Steve Ceruti to break down the remaining playoff matchups, including Magic-Cavs, and talk about whom the Celtics should want in their series (0:47). Next, Bill and Russillo go through their MVP ballots, All-NBA teams, and the rest of their regular-season award picks (23:38). Finally, they close it out with a little Masters talk and takeaways from UFC 300 (1:25:14).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Ryen Russillo
    Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti


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    • 1 hr 39 min
    Part 1: A Wild NBA Weekend, Plus a Playoff Preview With Ryen Russillo

    Part 1: A Wild NBA Weekend, Plus a Playoff Preview With Ryen Russillo

    In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss all the NBA movement from this weekend, including the Suns' strong finish, the Spurs defeating the Nuggets and changing the Western Conference playoff seeding, the Warriors' best-case scenario, a look at the Clippers-Mavericks matchup, the Knicks solidifying the 2-seed in the East, health concerns for the Bucks and 76ers, and more!

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Ryen Russillo
    Producer: Kyle Crichton



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    • 1 hr 18 min
    O.J.’s Dead, NBA Playoff Scenarios, Masters Predictions, and Ohtani’s Crisis With Joe House and Nathan Hubbard

    O.J.’s Dead, NBA Playoff Scenarios, Masters Predictions, and Ohtani’s Crisis With Joe House and Nathan Hubbard

    Joe House to discuss NBA playoff scenarios (15:24). Bill, House, and Nathan Hubbard then discuss Round 1 of the Masters (33:55), and new developments in the Shohei Ohtani gambling investigation (1:01:45).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Joe House and Nathan Hubbard
    Producer: Kyle Crichton


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    • 1 hr 30 min
    A Masters–NBA Title Crossover, Caitlin’s New World, and the ‘Curb’ Mini Pyramid With Joe House. Plus, Creating ‘3 Body Problem’ With David Benioff, Dan Weiss, and Alexander Woo.

    A Masters–NBA Title Crossover, Caitlin’s New World, and the ‘Curb’ Mini Pyramid With Joe House. Plus, Creating ‘3 Body Problem’ With David Benioff, Dan Weiss, and Alexander Woo.

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House to discuss athletes that have raised the profile of a sport and where Caitlin Clark fits into that group (4:05), NBA title contenders paired with Masters contenders (29:01), and Bill's 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' mini pyramid (1:09:09). Then Bill is joined by '3 Body Problem' creators David Benioff, Dan Weiss, and Alexander Woo for a spoiler-free discussion about creating a bingeable TV show in 2024, David and Dan's decision to leap into sci-fi after 'Game of Thrones,' the future of entertainment technology, and more (1:24:33).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Joe House, David Benioff, Dan Weiss, and Alexander Woo
    Producer: Kyle Crichton


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    • 2 hr 19 min
    The 2024 Made-Up NBA Awards Show With Ryen Russillo

    The 2024 Made-Up NBA Awards Show With Ryen Russillo

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the captivating Mavericks, first-round playoff teams, and some All-NBA ballot thoughts (1:07) before presenting some completely fictional Alternate NBA Awards for the 2023-24 NBA season (22:34).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guest: Ryen Russillo
    Producer: Kyle Crichton



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    • 1 hr 51 min
    NBA Trouble Teams, the WR Mini-Pyramid, and the Knicks Can’t Catch a Break With Howard Beck, Sean Fennessey, and Steve Ceruti

    NBA Trouble Teams, the WR Mini-Pyramid, and the Knicks Can’t Catch a Break With Howard Beck, Sean Fennessey, and Steve Ceruti

    The Ringer's Bill Simmons runs through some NBA and NFL topics, including three NBA teams in trouble, the Jets, and the Stefon Diggs trade, before sharing his NFL WR mini-pyramid with Steve Ceruti (2:24). Then, Bill is joined by Sean Fennessey and Howard Beck to do a Knicks check-in after hearing the news that Julius Randle's injury will keep him out for the rest of the season (37:12). Finally, Howard and Bill hit some other NBA topics, including the volatile Suns, Nikola Jokic's next MVP, NBA awards ideas, and more (1:08:27).

    Host: Bill Simmons
    Guests: Howard Beck, Sean Fennessey, and Steve Ceruti
    Producer: Kyle Crichton



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    • 1 hr 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
28.4K Ratings

28.4K Ratings

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Best American White Guy Award… GRAYSON ALLEN

You list Tyler Herro? You didn’t mention even GRAYSON ALLEN. Hello?

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Really

It seems like no matter how much sabonis put up crazy stats you’ll try everything to put him down if Anthony Davis had these stats you’ll be screaming mvp but it’s kings hate I get it lol go better

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