The NBA Finals, Christian Pulisic, and Ice Cube on Hang Up and Listen.

Ice Cube on the Time a Lakers Loss Made Him Cry

Ice Cube on the Time a Lakers Loss Made Him Cry

Slate's sports podcast.
June 12 2017 5:30 PM

Hang Up and Listen: The Superest of Superteams Edition

Slate’s sports podcast on the Warriors’ NBA Finals win and Christian Pulisic. Plus, Ice Cube on the Lakers and Celtics.

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Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin:

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Update, June 13, 2017: This week’s episode of Hang Up and Listen has been updated to include a segment on the Golden State Warriors’ win in the 2017 NBA Finals. An updated show description is below.

In this week’s episode of Slate’s sports podcast Hang Up and Listen, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Mike Pesca to talk about the Golden State Warriors’ victory in the 2017 NBA Finals. George Dohrmann also comes on the show to talk about the soccer phenom Christian Pulisic and whether the United States can develop other players like him. Finally, Ice Cube discusses the new ESPN documentary Celtics/Lakers: Best of Enemies and three-on-three basketball becoming an Olympic sport.

Here are links to some of the articles and other items mentioned on the show:

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Hang Up and Listen’s weekly Jan. 20, 1992s:

Stefan’s Jan. 20, 1992: NBA players used to fight a lot in the 1970s and 1980s.

Josh’s Jan. 20, 1992: Was crowd noise on sports TV broadcasts louder back in the 1980s than it is now?

On this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by ESPN’s Kevin Arnovitz to discuss NBA players’ favorite restaurants. Visit slate.com/hangupplus and try it free for two weeks.

Podcast production and edit by Patrick Fort.

You can email us at hangup@slate.com.