Title: Raptors Weekly Podcast, Dec 30 – Charging Through the West
Date: Dec. 30, 2014
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of the Raptors Republic Weekly Podcast, talking about concussions, DeMar DeRozan’s injury, Bruno in the D-League, and more.
Packed with more stats than a Hollinger piece. Blake and Zarar examine the Raptors charge through the West and wonder when someone will pinch us.
- Expecting the Raptors to drop games which they end up winning
- Will Lou Williams tail off? So what if he does?
- Williams – defense knowing what he’s about to do, yet not stopping him
- Terrence Ross making up for DeRozan’s absence, and not through scoring
- Terrence Ross and his lack of FTs/avoiding contact
- Accepting Vasquez’s nature
- Tyler Hansbrough love
- Hansbrough and trade bait
- Defense on Chris Paul
- James Johnson making up for others’ defense
- Terrence Ross – good when bad, bad when good
- Bulls game, losing 4/5 to CHI/CLE
- How do we catch up to the Bulls?
- Matching up with the Bulls
- D.J Augustin regret no more
- Do concussion protocols need to be examined?
- Landry Fields losing his spot again
- Bruno D-League review and next steps
- Need for exclusive D-League franchise
- Portland preview
- GSW Preview
- Barnes vs Ross
- Klay Thompson’s evolution
- Phoenix preview
- Checking in on Corey Joseph and Tyler Ennis