Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, Dec 4: Crouching Ross, Hidden Bebe

Title: Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, Dec 4: Crouching Ross, Hidden Bebe
Date: December 4, 2015
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of the Raptors Republic Weekly Podcast, talking about Dwane Casey’s status as a lame duck head coach, James Johnson’s playing time, and more.

Blake and Will diagnose Terrence Ross’ struggles, Bebe Nogueira’s talents, and potential changes to the starting lineup.

Before we go on, we’re still looking for suggestions to title the podcast. Give us something with the word “Raptors” in it, and if we use it, we’ll give you a shoutout on the next pod. Thanks!

On this week’s episode, hosts William Lou and Blake Murphy discuss the following topics:

  • Terrence Ross’s struggles
    • Why is he struggling?
    • Will this malaise continue?
    • Trickle-down effect on the starters
    • Potential trade? (SWAGGY P!)
  • Starting lineup changes
    • Casey hinted at changes following the loss to Denver
    • Patterson for Scola? Johnson for Biyombo? Ross for Scola?
    • Why do they start slow, but finish strong?
  • Lucas “Bebe” Noguiera’s emergence
    • Can he nail down a rotation spot?
    • His passing ability
  • Bonus segment: aimlessly searching for players having worse seasons than Ross
    • This wasn’t easy, but here’s what we got: Charlie V, Sauce Castillo, the Grey Mamba, Derrick Rose

Grab the iTunes feed or check us out on Stitcher on Android. There is also the plain old feedYou can listen here.


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