The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Relying on Starters: Lowry/VanVleet usage, Siakam’s elite start, Embiid-KAT + Bucks preview

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Relying on Starters: Lowry/VanVleet usage, Siakam’s elite start, Embiid-KAT + Bucks preview
Date: October 24, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors’ 4-1 start, Kyle Lowry’s workload, Pascal Siakam’s usage, and more.

Blake and Eric preview a quiet week for the Raptors and recap a violent one in the NBA, with some reaction to the Joel Embiid vs. Karl-Anthony Towns incident, as well as the Raptors defensive play leading a strong start to the season. The guys discuss Nick Nurse’s high usage of Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet and over-reliance on the top seven, as well as concerns about Marc Gasol’s play. Plus, early signs of growth in Pascal Siakam and OG Anunoby taking on expanded roles, and a lookahead to how the Bucks will deploy Giannis Antetokounmpo against the Raptors new offence.

Check it out on The Athletic.

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