Wed, 25 September 2019
We're back and we talk:
How the Nene contract and Thabo Sefolosha signing are Moneyball moves by the Rockets.
How Andre Iguodala and Grizzlies have made a good deal, and how it relates to "player tampering" in the NBA and the absurdity of it.
We circle back to Antonio Brown, who was more of a Forrest Gump than a Keyser Soze
We talk a little WNBA, how Derek Fisher is a bad coach, and how the playoffs should be in bigger venues.
We talk how Reggie Miller could be great in the modern NBA.
We note Hakeem Olajuwon is finally an "old-timer" that understands how bunk the "death of the big man" narrative is.
We give John Harbaugh some analytics love for his decision to go for the extra point in football.
Thu, 19 September 2019
Devin Dignam guests to discuss how movies have gotten "worse" but we talk a lot about the future and past of sports betting and Daily Fantasy Sports in the United States. We also talk a little NBA including the Raptors and the underwhelming team USA performance.
Tue, 10 September 2019
Antonio Brown and some of the absurdities of "professionalism" in sports, including Ninja Headbands.
Who should go in the Hall of Fame in 2020? Andre Miller deserves a look for first-ballot, and some names like Ben Wallace need to be in already.
Andre Iguodala's buyout in Memphis.
Eric Gordon's horrible contract.
CM Punks' interview at Starrcast.
Homework for next week - the Freakonomics Podcast on Sports Betting and Superman 2!