The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by civil rights activist and podcaster DeRay Mckesson to discuss the great strides made by Campaign Zero in police reform, the NBA players’ decision to pause the playoffs in wake of the shooting of Jacob Blake, how NBA teams could make the greatest impact in their own cities, and more (5:50). Then Bill talks with Chris Mannix of Sports Illustrated and DAZN about journalism and media rules in the NBA bubble, Wednesday's meeting with NBA players and coaches, and more (34:20). Finally, Bill talks with L.A. Sparks forward and ESPN radio host Chiney Ogwumike about key subplots as we approach the WNBA playoffs, some heartwarming Kobe Bryant stories, the Clippers' new stadium in Inglewood, the challenges of hosting a live radio/TV show, and more (1:06:25).
On this episode of "Sibling Revelry," Kate and Oliver chat with two of the four Ogwumike sisters. Chiney is a two-time WNBA All-Star of the Los Angeles Sparks and an ESPN NBA Analyst. Erica played basketball for Rice University, just got drafted to the WNBA, and was accepted to medical school. The sisters talk about how they got into basketball, what it was like to grow up in a Nigerian household, the importance of the WNBA, and much more.Executive Producers: Kate Hudson, Oliver Hudson, and Sim SarnaProduced by Allison BresnickEditor: Josh WindischMusic by Mark HudsonThis show is brought to you by Cloud10 and powered by Simplecast.This episode is sponsored by Four Sigmatic, Native, Sakara, and Causebox.