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Bill Simmons and Ryen Russillo Discuss Blazers’ Title Chances

While still a long shot to win it all, Simmons thinks the Blazers are a high-value wager headed in to the NBA playoffs It has taken a while, but the Portland Trail Blazers are finally starting to get some serious national attention. Bill Simmons opened up his latest podcast by discussing Portland’s odds for winning the NBA Finals with former ESPN Radio host Ryen Russillo. After watching...
Via Blazer's Edge
3 days ago

WATCH: HBO's "Andre the Giant" documentary premieres Tuesday, April 10

Go behind the scenes of the life and career of one of the most beloved figures in sports-entertainment history when "Andre the Giant" is presented by HBO Sports, WWE and the Bill Simmons Media Group Tuesday, April 10, on HBO. Get your first month of WWE Network for FREE: http://wwenetwork.com Subscribe to WWE on YouTube: http://bit.ly/1i64OdT Visit WWE.com: http://goo.gl/akf0J4...
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Bill Simmons blasts reporter for bungling Josh Rosen quote

Josh Rosen found himself at the center of an NFL media war over a botched quotation. Controversy erupted after The Nation’s Dave Zirin tweeted a quote Wednesday about questions concerning Rosen’s priorities ahead of the NFL draft. “Mike Lombardi said of Josh Rosen: ‘He has to decide whether he wants to be a humanitarian or...
Via New York Post
16 days ago

LeBron James: Warriors rumor 'nonsense'

Asked today about a report that suggested he’d be open to talking to the Warriors as a free agent this offseason, LeBron James dismissed the rumor, calling it “nonsense,” according to Joe Vardon of Cleveland.com.“It’s nonsense, and it’s a non-story,” James told reporters, including Vardon. “I think it’s a discredit to what I’m trying to do here. It’s a discredit to my teammates and...
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February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant weighs in on up-and-coming Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves organization asserted itself as a team on the rise thanks to an active offseason highlighted by the acquisition of Jimmy Butler. But with the influx of talent — including bringing in Jeff Teague, Jamal Crawford and Taj Gibson — one is left to wonder how Tom Thibodeau will put together the pieces of an improved roster that already boasted young stars Karl...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 28, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant doubles down on Scarlett Johansson crush

Golden State Warriors superstar Kevin Durant way back in 2011 tweeted out an interesting comment that proved beyond a doubt he harbored a major crush on actress Scarlett Johansson. Although perhaps “interesting” isn’t the best way to characterize Durant’s social media musing, as the then-Oklahoma City Thunder superstar argued he’d… drink Johansson’s bath water. Alrighty then.Now...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Talk around NBA that Pacers owner could sell team

Larry Bird’s resignation as Indiana Pacers president of basketball operations may have just been the first of some major changes in the organization.In the latest episode of his self-titled podcast that was released on Friday, The Ringer’s Bill Simmons said that there are rumors within the NBA that Pacers owner Herb Simon may be selling the team.“I think stuff’s going on with that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 05, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant on treatment from Thunder fans: ‘I would do the same thing’

Kevin Durant bears no ill will toward Oklahoma City Thunder fans for the reception he got in his return to the city.In a wide-ranging chat on the Bill Simmons Podcast, Durant admitted that he wanted to see what playing the villain was like when returning as a member of the Golden State Warriors, and doesn’t fault Thunder fans for the boos, cupcake jibes, and hostile reception.“Man...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 31, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant tries to explain infamous 2010 tweet about super-teams

One of the reasons some people branded Kevin Durant a hypocrite after he joined the Golden State Warriors was a 2010 tweet in which he seemed to deride LeBron James and Chris Bosh for joining the Miami Heat.Durant sent the tweet eight days after LeBron James announced his decision to join Miami, and it read as a criticism of the “super-team.” Durant was immediately ripped for the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 10, 2017  |  Discuss

Bill Simmons apologizes for talk about ESPN employees

Bill Simmons took some more shots at ESPN in an interview that was published this week, and he made one remark that seemed particularly harsh. While chatting with The Hollywood Reporter about the way things ended at the World Wide Leader, Simmons implied that ESPN has fired or moved on from all of its respectable employees. “They’ve now gotten rid of everybody who is a little off...
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 09, 2016  |  Discuss

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