Bill Simmons launched a new podcast this week called Bill Don't Lie (groan). It's the latest place to find Simmons giving endless dissertations of his basketball theories, and there's something a little off about it. As first noticed by a user on NBA Reddit, the intro music to the new podcast is the exact same music that is used by The Starters, a popular show on NBA TV that was born out of what is perhaps the most famous and well-regarded basketball podcast in history.

See for yourself! Here's the latest episode of Bill Don't Lie, and here's the opening to a typical episode of The Starters.

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So what the hell is Simmons (or more likely, his producer) doing here? It's possible that he wasn't trying to purposefully steal The Starters' music, but was just looking for a royalty-free theme song didn't realize this one was already taken. The Starters' Trey Kerby jumped into the Reddit thread to say as much:

This isn't the biggest deal in the world, but it is funny that Simmons, a hoops fanatic who works in media, would roll out an NBA podcast without realizing that it had the exact same theme song as the single most popular NBA podcast.