Drake NBA’s Most Annoying Fan?; Jrue Holiday Takes Over; Harden’s Step-Back | Out of Bounds

On today’s show, Gilbert Arenas and the #OutofBounds crew get right to the important stuff — Denzel Washington movies. What’s to debate? He’s a national treasure and can do no wrong. Moving on to sports, with three NBA playoff Game 2’s played last night, Gil and the guys get into the biggest stories. Has Raptors ride-or-die Drake — who was popping much sh*t to the Wizards — officially become the NBA’s most annoying celebrity fan? Will small-market Milwaukee ever put the pieces around Giannis to become a serious title contender? How are the Pelicans winning without Anthony Davis being the go-to guy? Looking ahead, OOB dives into tonight’s slate of Games 2’s. How can the Cavs fix their suspect D? What version of “Playoff P” will Paul George bring when the Thunder host the Jazz? How can the Timberwolves stop James Harden? And is his step-back legal? Moving to another star-studded hoops league, OOB caught up with players and coaches at the BIG3 Draft and talked about changes to the league, how players are approaching season two, physical play, trash talking, and more. Plus, Hibachi explains what it will take for him to join the BIG3. Finally, in “Fair or Foul,” the team weighs in on president of adidas North America Mark King saying the company would want to sign polarizing QB Colin Kaepernick IF an NFL team signs him. Is it just lip service? Taking advantage of his name? And how would actually signing him affect business? Last but not least, Gil inserts himself into other people’s personal lives, talking about Candace Parker’s $400K alimony payment.

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S2 Ep. 10: Moving The Chains

 QB1: Beyond the Lights returns with the stories of three top quarterbacks in the class of 2018. These highly ranked recruits are embarking on the final season of their high school careers. They each dream of the NFL and the long road ahead begins here.  

  Justin, Sam and Re-al take care of unfinished business and look towards the next chapter of their lives.  

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Nick Young’s Wild Playoff Outfit; Cowboys Cut Dez Bryant; Pop’s Kawhi Shade | Out of Bounds

On today’s show, Gilbert Arenas and the #OutofBounds crew kick things off by weighing in on whether or not they’re about that Coachella life. Plus, coming off his kids’ AAU tourney in Las Vegas, Gil explains why he’s the king of Sin City. Then, after the first weekend of NBA playoff action, OOB discusses the biggest stories, including the Pacers waxing the Cavs in Cleveland despite LeBron’s triple-double. Out West, Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said star forward Kawhi Leonard continues to be absent because his personal medical team has not yet cleared him to return. The guys ask how this is affecting his relationship with teammates and the franchise, and Kawhi critic Gil has an unexpected take. In epic fashion news, Warriors guard Nick Young showed up to Oracle Arena for Game 1 of Golden State’s playoff series against the Spurs wearing a silk robe and boxers. The squad reacts to the stripped-down fashion statement in “Fire Fit,” and Gil shares the exchange he had with Swaggy after he saw the look. Moving to the NFL, the panel take sides after the Dallas Cowboys released star receiver Dez Bryant and things got messy between him and America’s Team. Can revenge motivate Dez for the entire next season? Finally, in “On This Day…” the crew remembers the 15th anniversary of Michael Jordan’s final NBA game — a 107-87 Wizards loss to the 76ers in which 40-year-old Jordan scored 15 points. With everyone slurping LeBron for balling out at 33, Gil makes clear what King James needs to do to be in Jordan’s rarefied air.

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Guest Stephen Jackson Unfiltered; Donovan Mitchell Trolls ROY Comp Ben Simmons | Out of Bounds

On today’s show, NBA champion and captain of the BIG3’s Killer 3’s Stephen Jackson joins Gilbert Arenas and the #OutofBounds crew to speak unfiltered like never before. To start, they weigh in on Tristan Thompson’s Kardashian baby mama drama — true G League levels of cheating. After that, the team reacts to controversial NFL lineman Richie Incognito retiring because his organs are “shutting down” and stress is “killing” him. Stack explains what real stress is, why he had to be forced out of the Association, and the weed-smoking cycle of NBA players. Then, after Jazz phenom Donovan Mitchell wore a hoodie trolling his Rookie of the Year comp Ben Simmons, OOB assesses the troll job as well as the players’ respective ROY arguments. The vote is split, and Gil and Stack make an unconventional argument that turns the debate on its head. Next, the panel responds to Pat Riley’s comments that LeBron James would have won “five or six” more championships and become “the greatest player in the history of mankind” if he’d stayed in Miami. Is Riley right, or going senile at 73? Plus, Gil and Stack explain how players rank — and differentiate between — all-time greats like LeBron, Jordan, and Kobe. Finally, with the small-market Memphis Grizzlies reportedly valued at a whopping $1.3 billion, the guys see if that adds up and name the team they’d most like to own. While market and personal fandom are factors, for one member of the team the strip club scene is as important as anything else. The things you learn on OOB….

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S2 Ep. 9: Sidelined

QB1: Beyond the Lights returns with the stories of three top quarterbacks in the class of 2018. These highly ranked recruits are embarking on the final season of their high school careers. They each dream of the NFL and the long road ahead begins here.  

All eyes are on Justin when he plays a nationally televised game against a bitter rival. Re-al struggles with an injury and faces a tough decision about his role on the team. Sam’s team is determined to break their opponent’s perfect season.   

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McGwire’s Hypothetical Home Runs; Belichick Sons Gronk; Stupidest Athlete Crimes | Out of Bounds

On today’s episode of #OutofBounds, Gilbert Arenas kick things off with some words for Ray Lewis, who felt the need to preach about Odell Beckham Jr.’s relationship with God. After that ethering, with coaches and the media making a big deal out of voluntary NFL workouts and players either attending (Odell Beckham Jr.) or not (Khalil Mack), OOB breaks down the actual significance of offseason workouts in “The Step-Back.” Gil, who always says what he means, has a problem with the very concept of “voluntary” in the NFL. Sticking with football, the team tackles some Patriots drama following a report that coach Bill Belichick “chastised” star tight end Rob Gronkowski in front of the team last season over his TB12 workouts. Is it the beginning of the end for New England’s empire or just a smart coaching tactic? Next, the crew reacts to admitted steroid user Mark McGwire saying he could’ve hit 70 home runs clean. Let’s just say the panel is skeptical on several fronts. Plus, Gil and Pierce break down the fascination with hypothetical sports debates and Gil shares his favorite one. Finally, after police at LAX arrested Packers receiver Trevor Davis for making a joke about packing a bomb, OOB runs down the top five stupidest reasons that athletes have been arrested. With so much f*ckery in sports, making this list is harder than winning a championship. And as Gil gives a heartwarming explanation for his Cavs sweatshirt…Adam quickly corrupts the moment in true degenerate gambler fashion.

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Justin Timberlake Reunites With That Super Bowl Selfie Kid

After getting more than enough time to do his Google research on that singer who took a selfie with him during his Super Bowl LII halftime performance, 13-year-old Ryan McKenna was reunited with Justin Timberlake Wednesday night when the Man of the Woods Tour stopped over in Boston. “Great time meeting @justintimberlake #manofthewoodstour !! #selfie,” McKenna wrote on his Instagram account which is aptly-titled selfiekid.

 

Great time meeting @justintimberlake #manofthewoodstour !! #selfie 👍🔥🙌🤳

A post shared by Ryan Mckenna (@selfiekid) on Apr 5, 2018 at 5:02am PDT

Timberlake liked the photo, adding, “Great finally meeting you!”

After taking the Super Bowl Selfie with JT, McKenna appeared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show where the singer called in to invite Ryan and his family to his show in Boston, so the two can properly meet, and take a “second selfie together.” A “Backstage Selfie,” which is probably what JT shouted after the picture was taken.

If that offer wasn’t good enough, the NFL also came through with a gift for the “VIP experience” to a New England Patriots home game next season for McKenna and his family, as well as four pre-game field passes.

Instead of snapping another selfie with this kid, why couldn’t JT try and work something out with former Eagles wide receiver Freddie Mitchell, who was standing just a few feet away

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Brock Lesnar Coming Back for More UFC Action

It's been more than three years since Brock Lesnar said he was “closing the door” on his UFC career—but that door just keeps opening back up. Lesnar is returning to the UFC, the mixed martial arts organization's president, Dana White, revealed on FOX Sports Wednesday night.

“Yeah, Brock Lesnar is coming back,” White answered with a laugh when Daniel Cormier asked if the WWE star would return to the Octagon. “I don't know when, but he is.”

Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since July 2016, when he defeated Mark Hunt by unanimous decision. He took Hunt down four times.

For that fight, Lesnar received what was a UFC record purse at the time: $2.5 million. (Conor McGregor has since broken that record.) After the fight, however, Lesnar tested positive for a banned substance, an estrogen blocker. The Nevada State Athletic Commission fined him $250,000 and suspended him from competition for one year. 

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Lesnar “retired” for a second time in February 2017. Lesnar's return details haven't been finalized, but Ariel Helwani—perhaps the most plugged-in MMA journalist on the planet—reports that he's really coming back.

The 6-foot-3, 290-pound WWE star, who also had a cup of tea in the NFL, is one of the greatest athletes of this generation.

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Edelman Prevents Shooting; Brees $9MM Jewelry Scam; Manziel Blames Browns | Out of Bounds

On today’s show, Gilbert Arenas and the #OutofBounds boys kick things off with a little beer bet over Gil’s NBA scoring. With a beer chugged, the team talks Julian Edelman, who helped prevent a school shooting by reporting a threatening comment left on his Instagram page. Is he a hero? Gil describes being called one for simply being a basketball player, plus breaks down his IG comments and DMs. In “The Step-Back,” Gil and the guys zoom out on Johnny Manziel quotes that seemingly blame the Cleveland Browns for his NFL failure. Opinions vary on how responsible Johnny is versus the organization, but everyone acknowledges that the Browns have been a hot garbage for years. Next, after Penny Hardaway’s son Jayden became the first player to commit to Memphis since he took over as coach, OOB discusses the pros and cons of a dad coaching his own son. Finally, in the wake of Saints QB Drew Brees filing a lawsuit that claims a California jeweler cheated him out of $9 million, Gilbert Arenas has some investment advice for athletes. Agent Zero also shares a jewelry policy that could save pros a lot of headaches, plus a special pitch for Mr. Brees….

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Should Nova’s Jay Wright Go to NBA?; “Millennial” Josh Rosen; HOF Slander | Out of Bounds

On today’s show, 2018 NFL Hall of Fame inductee Terrell Owens is back to chop it up with Gilbert Arenas and the #OutofBounds boys. With Villanova routing Michigan in the NCAA Final to win the school’s second title in three years, the crew asks if Wildcats coach Jay Wright should leverage his success to jump to the NBA in “The Pull-Up.” Plus, the crew discusses if one-and-done is still a winning strategy, and Gil talks about not shaking Duke players’ hands after losing the 2001 final. Next, OOB takes a close look at the NBA players in the 2018 Basketball Hall of Fame class. Does everybody belong? Gil doesn’t think so, but his case for his own induction into the HOF may surprise you. In “Fair or Foul?” the team weighs in on former UCLA football coach Jim Mora taking shots at his old QB Josh Rosen, disparaging millennials and players with outside interests while discussing his draft prospects. Gil and T.O. discuss the different approaches NFL and NBA coaches take to free-thinking players. Finally, the team tackles new Raiders coach Jon Gruden sending a “message” to his team by cutting standout punter Marquette King, another expressive individual known for his entertaining antics. T.O. is perplexed but Gil has a theory about the coaching move. Plus, Gil introduces Pierce to his imaginary wife, fake Rihanna.

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