Adam McKay on NBA Basketball & Reaganomics

Adam McKay on NBA Basketball & Reaganomics

Takeline - May 4, 2021 - 1:14:20

Writer, director and avid hoops fan Adam McKay joins the show (35:05) to explain how Reagan-era social policies intertwine with an unfortunate series of basketball tragedies & the exciting game we see today. But first, Jason and Renee unpack LeBron’s recent criticism of the NBA Play-In Tournament (2:19), Aaron Rodgers’ looming departure from Green Bay (9:35), Floyd Mayweather’s exhibition (cash grab) vs. Logan Paul (20:08) and a violent protest staged by Manchester United fans in backlash of the foiled Super League (30:37). All that and more on the latest episode of Takeline.Don't forget to smash the subscribe button at http://youtube.com/takelineshow for exclusive video clips and to watch ALL CAPS NBA. New episodes every Friday!Check out Adam McKay's Death at the Wing podcasthttps://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/death-at-the-wing/id1558869948For a transcript of this episode, please visit crooked.com/takeline.

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