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Ryen Russillo on NBA playoffs, Podcasting & More

Apr 28, 2022   •   1 HOUR 39 MIN
Episode 386 of the "Sports Illustrated Media Podcast" hosted by Jimmy Traina features a conversation with The Ringer's Ryen Russillo. Topics discussed ranged from everything to the state of Major League Baseball to the NBA playoffs to podcasting to Elon Musk buying Twitter. Russillo talked about Draymond Green going after Bill Simmons for having a vote for major NBA awards, Kevin Durant vs. Charles Barkley, which sport has the worst refs, the power of "Inside the NBA," the best NBA announcers and which two teams he think will battle it out in the NBA Finals. Russillo also shared his opinion on the growth of podcasts, what makes a good podcast and his ranking in the sports podcast genre. The podcast closes with our weekly "Traina Thoughts" segment featuring Sal Licata from WFAN radio and SNY TV in New York. This week, the Jimmy and Sal discuss the NFL reportedly scheduling three games on Christmas Day this season and a game on Black Friday beginning in 2023 as well as HBO's "Winning Time" series and more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

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