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The Bill Simmons Podcast

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.

Celtics on the Brink With Doc Rivers

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  • 52 views
  • 5 days ago
  • 01:14:56

The Ringer's Bill Simmons shares some solo Celtics reactions (0:34) before he is joined by Bucks coach Doc Rivers to discuss taking over in Milwaukee midway through the season, a wacky Eastern Conference postseason (6:42), the Celtics taking Game 3 in Dallas, NBA stories, and more (23:17). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Doc Rivers Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

KP’s Hurt, Dallas Is Alive, Lakers Misconceptions, the Caitlin Content Machine, and Big Fight Bill With Chris Mannix

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  • 32 views
  • 6 days ago
  • 01:31:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons runs through six sports topics, including Warner's NBA rights fiasco, the Caitlin Clark media frenzy, the Lakers' coaching search, and more (1:43). Then, Bill is joined by SI's Chris Mannix to discuss Kristaps Porzingis's injury and whether it opens the door for the Mavericks (28:38), key adjustments for Jayson Tatum, Game 3 predictions (46:04), and some boxing talk (1:15:17). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Chris Mannix Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Boston Wins Game 2, Plus NBA Draft Stuff, Nets/Hawks Advice, and the Next Lakers Coach With Ryen Russillo

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  • 37 views
  • 8 days ago
  • 02:23:44

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Celtics' Game 2 win vs. the Mavericks, more Tatum struggles, Jrue Holiday's brilliance, Kyrie's slump, the keys to keep Dallas's hope alive, series predictions, and more (1:25). Then Bill and Ryen talk about the puzzling 2024 NBA draft (1:05:18), get into Jimmy Butler's uncertain future (1:24:30), and offer up offseason advice and fake trades for the Hawks and Nets (1:33:42). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Boston’s Big Game 1 Win: Takeaways From Row 3 With Bill’s Dad

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  • 68 views
  • 11 days ago
  • 58:29

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by his Dad to discuss being inside TD Garden for the Celtics' Game 1 win over the Mavericks in the NBA Finals. They discuss the impact of Kristaps Porzingis's return, Boston's defense, the Mavs' lineups, Jayson Tatum's struggles, Game 2 predictions, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Bill's Dad Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The NBA Finals Gambling Preview With Cousin Sal and Joe House

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  • 99 views
  • 13 days ago
  • 01:13:44

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Cousin Sal and Joe House to discuss betting angles for the Celtics-Mavericks Finals series, favorite bets, predictions, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Cousin Sal and Joe House Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 2: Barkley’s Future, TNT’s Possible Past, and 2024 NBA Media Trends With Ryen Russillo and Bryan Curtis

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  • 81 views
  • 15 days ago
  • 01:18:30

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo and Bryan Curtis to discuss NBA Finals narratives, the state of modern sports studio shows and broadcasts, the future of 'Inside the NBA,' NBA schedule debates, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Ryen Russillo and Bryan Curtis Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 1: The Best NBA Finals Angles With Ryen Russillo

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  • 71 views
  • 15 days ago
  • 01:04:07

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Mavericks-Celtics NBA Finals, a look back on each team's playoff path, NBA historical implications, how the Mavericks reinvented their team mid-season, player matchups, and much more. Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

RIP Bill Walton. Plus, Minnesota Avoids a Sweep, a Towns Semi-Redemption, and Best Backcourts With J. Kyle Mann.

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  • 130 views
  • 20 days ago
  • 01:28:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by J. Kyle Mann to discuss the Timberwolves avoiding a sweep by winning Game 4 in Dallas, what happened to home-court advantage in the NBA, "best NBA backcourt ever" debates, Celtics speculation, and more (1:44). Finally, Bill remembers the great Bill Walton for his incredible college exploits, his Hall of Fame NBA career, and his unique and joyous approach to basketball and life (1:04:11). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: J. Kyle Mann Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Luka’s Ascendance and a Mavs-Celtics Finals Is Brewing With Ryen Russillo

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  • 95 views
  • 22 days ago
  • 01:50:55

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Mavericks' 3-0 series lead over the Timberwolves, the mastery of Luka Doncic, the revival of Kyrie Irving (1:28), struggles for KAT and Anthony Edwards (23:50), a history of the "best player alive" belt (46:37), the Celtics-Pacers series, Jayson Tatum debates, Finals speculation, and more (1:06:08). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

A Tatum/Brown Convo, Indy in Trouble, Kyrie’s Revival, and Best Defenses Ever With Rob Mahoney, Chris Ryan, and NBA Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas

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  • 120 views
  • 25 days ago
  • 01:41:13

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rob Mahoney to discuss the Celtics' Game 2 win over the Pacers and whether the series is already over with Tyrese Haliburton's injury (2:51). Plus, an awesome Mavericks-Timberwolves series (34:40), the Cavaliers fire head coach J.B. Bickerstaff, the NBA coaching carousel, and more (52:11). Finally, Bill talks with two-time NBA champion Isiah Thomas about the uniqueness of Kyrie Irving, the all-time greatest NBA defensive teams, Pistons stories, how the Mavericks and Timberwolves match up, and more (1:14:24). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Isiah Thomas, Chris Ryan, and Rob Mahoney Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Celtics Steal Game 1 With Kevin O’Connor, plus Wesley Morris on NYC’s NBA Revival, ‘Challengers’ Nit-Picks, and Worst Sports Movie Endings

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  • 120 views
  • 27 days ago
  • 02:14:13

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Kevin O'Connor to discuss the Celtics' overtime win vs. the Pacers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Mavericks-Timberwolves predictions, the Lakers' coaching search, and more (1:40). Then, Bill talks to the New York Times' Wesley Morris about NY sports, before discussing the new Zendaya film, 'Challengers', the worst sports movie endings of all time, and summer 2024 films (1:01:14). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Kevin O'Connor and Wesley Morris Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 2: Minnesota Knocks Out Denver (Good God!!!) With Ryen Russillo

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  • 130 views
  • 29 days ago
  • 01:00:35

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, the Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Timberwolves executing the largest Game 7 comeback win in NBA history vs. the Nuggets, winners and losers from this series, a Timberwolves-Mavericks preview, Usyk-Fury, NBA draft talk, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 1: Indy Crushes at MSG, Knicks Summer Targets, Dallas Delivers, and OKC’s Fatal Flaw With Ryen Russillo

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  • 76 views
  • 29 days ago
  • 01:17:12

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Pacers' Game 7 win over the Knicks to reach the Eastern Conference finals, a Pacers-Celtics preview, the Mavericks sending the Thunder home in a nail-biter Game 6, and more! Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Nuggets-Wolves Game 7 Legacy Check, OKC’s Big Issue, an NFL Complaint, and Boston’s Eight-Year Run With Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan

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  • 160 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:36:10

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rob Mahoney to discuss how the Timberwolves blew out the Nuggets in Game 6, who has the biggest legacy implications for Game 7, Nikola Jokic's historic career playoff stats, Thunder-Mavericks, Knicks-Pacers, and more (1:05). Finally, Bill opens a Michelob Ultra six-pack and runs through six topics, including NFL scheduling, the death of a sports dynasty, 'Inside the NBA,' playoff hockey, the PGA tournament, and the Celtics' "historic-adjacent" run (1:14:26). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Rob Mahoney and Chris Ryan Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Joker’s Revenge, Brunson Runs Amok and an NFL Over/Under Check-In With Justin Termine and Michael Lombardi

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  • 140 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 02:06:19

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Justin Termine to discuss Nikola Jokic's Game 5 masterpiece performance vs. the Timberwolves (2:52), the Knicks trouncing the Pacers (30:08), and Mavericks-Thunder (43:34), before talking with Michael Lombardi about the NFL schedule release, favorite win totals bets, which teams are shaping up to have a down season, and more (1:00:23). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Justin Termine and Michael Lombardi Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Undertaker Nuggets, the Knicks on Fumes, OKC’s Playoff Education and an NBA Lottery Snoozer With Ryen Russillo

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  • 150 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:58:22

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the Nuggets evening up their series with the Timberwolves (1:47), the Pacers' Game 4 win over the Knicks bringing the series to 2-2 (35:14), Mavericks-Thunder (51:54), and Celtics-Cavaliers (1:06:00). Then they discuss the shocking outcome of the NBA Draft Lottery, fake trades, and more (1:19:49). Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The Frustrating Celtics, One-Leg Luka, the Depleted Knicks, and Scapegoat Vogel With Joe House and Big Wos

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  • 200 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:31:16

The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Joe House and Wosny Lambre to discuss the Mavericks' Game 2 win over the Thunder (2:09), the Celtics' discouraging loss to the Cavaliers (27:34), the firing of Frank Vogel (51:38), and more, before Bill introduces a new segment called "I Hate to Tell Ya..." (1:04:00). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Joe House and Wosny Lambre Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

What If the T-Wolves Sweep Denver? Plus, the NBA’s Media Deal and Freshman-Year College Lessons With Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Zoe Simmons.

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  • 170 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:50:32

The Ringer's Bill Simmons wonders out loud about a number of scenarios that could happen if the Timberwolves sweep the Nuggets in Round 2 (3:31). Then, Bill is joined by Ethan Sherwood Strauss to discuss the new NBA media deal and post–All-Star break NBA officiating (31:05). Finally, Bill talks with his daughter, Zoe Simmons, who just finished her freshman year of college, about some of the things she's learned about life in the past nine months (1:21:06). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Ethan Sherwood Strauss and Zoe Simmons Producer: Kyle Crichton The Ringer is committed to responsible gaming. Please visit www.rg-help.com to learn more about the resources and helplines available. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 2: The Incredible Brady Roast, plus Round 2 Picks, and the Murky Deion/Heat/Lakers Futures With Ryen Russillo and Van Lathan

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  • 220 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:59:30

In Part 2 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons shares his thoughts on Netflix's live roast of Tom Brady (1:29), before he is joined by Ryen Russillo to talk about their expectations for Thunder-Mavs and Knicks-Pacers (17:02). Then, Van Lathan joins to discuss what the Heat should do with Jimmy Butler, whether the Suns should trade a big piece, the problems with Deion Sanders and Colorado, and a big Lakers deep dive, including LeBron’s future, the next coach, and the shadow of Kobe’s legacy (46:08). Host: Bill Simmons Guests: Ryen Russillo and Van Lathan Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

Part 1: Mitchell’s Magic Trick, Ant Keeps Climbing, and Minnesota Might Have THE LOOK With Ryen Russillo

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  • 150 views
  • about 1 month ago
  • 01:17:01

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss Donovan Mitchell and the Cavaliers eliminating the Magic in Game 7 (1:30), big-picture takeaways for Orlando and Cleveland, a Round 2 Celtics-Cavaliers preview (16:41), Anthony Edwards and the Timberwolves stealing Game 1 vs. the Nuggets in Denver (36:02), and more. Host: Bill Simmons Guest: Ryen Russillo Producer: Kyle Crichton Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices