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NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

Update: 2020-06-1911
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The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by NBA veteran and New Orleans Pelican JJ Redick to discuss some of the challenges of staying NBA-ready during the pandemic, the benefits of regimented training and recovery, thoughts on the “Orlando bubble,” LeBron’s gravitas among NBA players, the playoffs format, and more (1:44 ). Then Bill talks with screenwriter and former entertainment journalist Cord Jefferson about the social significance of HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ and its "second impact," his time at Gawker, the grind of late-night TV, working with television titans like Damon Lindelof (‘Watchmen’) and Mike Schur (‘The Good Place’), elevating the superhero genre, and more (42:35 ).

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Steven Sande

JJ: I love the raptors Bill: Yeah... how about those Celtics though lol

Jun 19th
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NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

NBA in Quarantine With JJ Redick, Plus Cord Jefferson on the Impact of ‘Watchmen’

The Ringer & Bill Simmons