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The Ringer

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Past articles by Bill:

Talking Movies With Wesley Morris, Sean Fennessey, and Cameron Crowe (first appearance!)

Crowe dishes on the making of ‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High,’ ‘Singles,’ and ‘Almost Famous’ → Read More

Bill Simmons NBA Trade Value List, Summer 2022 Edition

It’s back! As summer league winds down and the NBA finally hits its true offseason, Bill Simmons takes stock of the league, breaking down the 64 most valuable trade assets heading into 2022-23. → Read More

KD’s Revenge on Small Game James

Plus, NFL QB roulette and the strange streaming wars with Wosny Lambre, Peter Schrager, and Matthew Belloni → Read More

Where Does Scottie Pippen Rank Among the NBA’s All-Time Greats?

The ‘Last Dance’ documentary is here. With Michael Jordan and his Chicago Bulls teammates back in the spotlight, let’s revisit Pippen’s standing on the ‘Book of Basketball’ Hall of Fame Pyramid. → Read More

The NFL’s Offseason Hibernation and the Brilliance of ‘Eighth Grade’ With Bo Burnham

Bill’s daughter joins to talk to Burnham about his directorial debut → Read More

Breaking Down the Legacy of Dwight Howard

Bill Simmons and Joe House discuss the disappointment of watching a future Hall of Fame center fizzle out after news of yet another trade by a disgruntled team → Read More

The Savior of the “No-No-Yes” Celtics

Jayson Tatum doesn’t know he’s Boston’s best player—and that’s the best thing about this Celtics season → Read More

Celtics Co-owner Wyc Grousbeck on How He and Danny Ainge Orchestrated the Brooklyn Trade

Grousbeck joined ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ to discuss the evolution of that deal and how it led to drafting Jayson Tatum → Read More

What Is a Blog Boy? Allow Kevin Durant to Explain.

A public service announcement from the Golden State Warriors forward → Read More

Kevin Durant Returns, Part 1

The Golden State star joins ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ to discuss Twitter's impact on the NBA, the revamped All-Star Game, and more → Read More

Chris Bosh on His Relationship With the Miami Heat and the Health Issues That Sidelined Him

The former NBA star joined ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ to discuss his last season in the NBA → Read More

Chris Bosh on the Rebound That Created Ray Allen’s Famous Game 6 Shot

The former Miami Heat star joins ‘The Bill Simmons Podcast’ to break down that play from the 2013 NBA Finals and everything that led up to it → Read More

How LeBron Can Finish His Fairy Tale Better Than MJ

In the battle for GOAT supremacy, Michael Jordan is still way out front. But the next big free-agency decision for LeBron James could determine whether he’ll ever have a chance to pass MJ. → Read More

The Super Bowl 52 Super Bag

Do the Eagles stand a chance against the Patriots, Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, and the TB12 Method? Bill Simmons makes his Super Bowl pick and dives headlong into a mailbag full of super questions. → Read More

‘Friday Night Lights’ Season 2 (Live)

Live from Largo at the Coronet in Los Angeles, Mallory Rubin and Jason Concepcion discuss the most absurd plot points in Season 2 of the iconic series Friday Night Lights (1:08). Then, they are joined by Shea Serrano, who offers an alternative perspective on the show (39:54). Finally, Bill Simmons comes on to toast to the winner of the season (49:27). → Read More

The Story That Tried to Divide Brady and Belichick

Sixteen years into an unprecedented run, the New England Patriots stronghold is rumored to be weakening. What are we supposed to believe? Plus: NFL divisional-round playoff picks. → Read More

The Playoff Gambling Manifesto 5.0

It’s been more than a decade since the most trustworthy gambler’s guide has been updated. But this weekend’s slate of playoff games demands a new batch of rules to gamble by. Plus: picks for all four games. → Read More

One Thing for Every Team With Bill Simmons, Part 2

HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor discuss one topic for each of the 30 teams in the NBA. In Part 2, they break down teams with records over .500. → Read More

Paul Thomas Anderson on ‘Phantom Thread,’ Loving Adam Sandler, and Making ‘Boogie Nights’

The filmmaker joined Bill Simmons and Sean Fennessey to discuss his films, the changing landscape of selling movies, his latest project with Daniel Day-Lewis, and more → Read More

Paul Thomas Anderson on How Friction With Burt Reynolds Helped Create ‘Boogie Nights’

A feud with the actor made some of the scenes in the film more real → Read More