The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Shutting Down Stars: Defensive rating, schedule strength, injury roundup + Carl English joins!

Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Shutting Down Stars: Defensive rating, schedule strength, injury roundup + Carl English joins!
Date: November 28, 2019
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I break down the Raptors’ storybook start, what happens when the team gets healthy, and what Canada Basketball’s outlook is for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in June.

Blake Murphy and Eric Koreen recap a strong stretch for the Raptors on the heels of a five-game winning streak, how much strength of schedule has played a factor, and the strong play of the bench trio featuring Chris Boucher; Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Terence Davis. Plus, an update on the some of the Raptors injuries and how those returns will impact the rotations, as well as a look ahead to the Magic and Jazz this weekend. To wrap things up, former national team member Carl English joins to discuss his new book, Chasing A Dream: The Carl English Story, detailing his time with the Canadian national team and the challenges NBA players deal with when deciding to commit to Canada Basketball.

Check it out on The Athletic.

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