Title: The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast – Irrational Confidence: Overcoming Elite Defence, Nurse/Budenholzer Contrasts, Siakam’s Growth, and more
Date: February 26, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In the latest edition of The Raptors Reasonablists Podcast, Eric Koreen and I discuss the Raptors measuring stick loss to the Bucks.
Blake and Eric reunite on the heels of a tough loss to the Bucks to chat about their takeaways from the meeting, how much the Raptors missed Marc Gasol on the defensive end, and the contrasting styles of Nick Nurse and Mike Budenholzer. The guys also discuss concerns about Pascal Siakam’s aggressiveness against elite NBA defences, Matt Thomas picking up meaningful minutes and if it opens up a role for him come playoff time, as well as Chris Boucher inspiring the term ‘irrational confidence’. Plus, a look ahead to the upcoming Western road trip, and updates on the Raptors ongoing injury situation.
Check it out on The Athletic.