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by The Ringer
The Ryen Russillo Podcast

Irresponsible NBA Story Lines. Plus: John Hollinger on Gobert, Ja Morant, and the Clippers' Future Problems, and Esoteric of Czarface on Underground Hip-hop and MF DOOM.


Russillo shares his thoughts on some NBA story lines that have surfaced based on early playoff performance (2:15). Then Ryen talks to former Grizzlies VP of basketball ops and current senior NBA columnist at The Athletic John Hollinger about Rudy Gobert, Ja Morant’s electric playoff performances, minutes restrictions, the future of the L.A. Clippers, Suns-Lakers, and more (19:00). Next, Ryen talks with Esoteric of the hip-hop supergroup Czarface about starting out with 7L in Boston in the early ’90s, linking up with Inspectah Deck and eventually forming Czarface, working with the late, great MF DOOM, the new Czarface and MF DOOM album 'Super What?' and more (54:00). Finally, Ryen answers some listener-submitted Life Advice questions (1:24:00).

Host: Ryen Russillo
Guests: John Hollinger and Esoteric
Producers: Kyle Crichton and Steve Ceruti 
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by The Ringer