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Part 1: The Legacy Episode, the Next Kyrie, and White Boy Summer With Ryen Russillo

16 June - 1 hour 18 mins
Podcast Series The Bill Simmons Podcast

In Part 1 of a two-part podcast, The Ringer's Bill Simmons is joined by Ryen Russillo to discuss the history of sports legacy "reassessments," NBA players who can change their legacies over the next few seasons, Reed Sheppard NBA draft thoughts, and more.

Host: Bill Simmons

Guest: Ryen Russillo

Producer: Kyle Crichton

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