Mike Dunlap talked with me about how big the win against Boston was for his team, the challenges of having a young roster and the impact Michael Jordan has with some of the players on the team.Read More
It doesn’t take long to notice that the Indiana Pacers relish being able to play a physical style of basketball. The Pacers are playing a form of old school basketball to perfection with an emphasis on playing gritty defence, limiting opponent’s second chances and hitting their open looks on offence.Read More
Dwane Casey talked with the media about Rudy Gay’s impact on DeMar DeRozan, they physical style of play of the Pacers, and he explains why this wasn’t a make or break week for the Raptors.Read More
Frank Vogel talked with the media about the Raptors being better than their record this season, the physical toughness his team plays with, what Danny Granger’s return means to the team and the evolution of Paul George.Read More
McNeill and Mark chatted about Kobe Bryant’s epic tweet, Mark Cuban’s revenge on people attacking him on twitter, Andrew Bynum’s first practise with the Sixers, the Lakers slowing turning things around, Andrew Bogut’s latest setback, the mess in Sacramento and the NBA trade deadline.Read More
Earlier this season, the fourth quarter was the time when Raptors’ fans would cringe and close their eyes. During their first seven games of the season the team saw their hearts ripped out by Indiana, Brooklyn, Dallas, Philadelphia and Utah after they weren’t able to hold onto leads late in games.
The most crushing defeat [...]
I was able to chat with Mike Conley about the impact Tayshaun Prince has had on the team, how tough it is to lose a player like Rudy Gay and what it’s like integrating new faces during the season.Read More
Tony Allen was in rare form tonight yapping about how Rudy Gay’s comments motivated him tonight, the fans at the Air Canada Centre and Memphis’ defense going to another level this season.Read More
This weekend is Valentine’s Day – typically a time for couples to express their love and admiration for each other. However, for Gordon and the Hornets, it appears that the upcoming trade deadline may symbolize the end of a failed relationship that had at one time held so much promise. With the NBA trade deadline lurking next week it wouldn’t come as a surprise to see both sides part ways via a deadline deal.Read More
Ryan Anderson chatted with me about his summer in China, the summer he spent in Mexico when he was in high school and how a bought of depression helped to solidify his faith.Read More
Brian Roberts talked with me about when he spent time in Toronto as a sophomore at Dayton, how his three years in Germany helped him to grow as a player, what having Monty Williams has meant to his growth as a point guard and why New Orleans was the perfect situation for him this season.Read More
Monty Williams talked with the media about the growth of Greivis Vasquez this season, team camaraderie needing to translate to wins and why the coaches are the veterans leaders on this team.Read More
McNeill and Mark chat about LeBron James’ epic season, some of the NBA trades that might happen in the next two weeks, how things in Los Angeles have turned into another Dwightmare, if it’s time to jump off the Clippers bandwagon and why the Celtics need to trade for a point guard.Read More
Yesterday I joined Justin Hull on the Home Stretch to chat about the NBA. We talked about how Derrick Rose’s return will impact the Chicago Bulls, why Paul George is responsible for Indiana’s big turnaround, why Philly will leapfrog Boston in the standings and we even squeezed in some talk about Beyonce’s performance during halftime of the Super Bowl.Read More
Doc Rivers talked with the media about how his team is adjusting to life without Rajon Rondo, the strong play of Avery Bradley, being forced to use a 10-man rotation and he raved about Terrence Ross.Read More
Dwane Casey spent most of his pre-game media session tonight raving about Andrea Bargnani. Casey talked with the media about the effort he has seen from Bargnani on the glass in practice, what it means to the team having their two injured seven-footers back and he breaks into the “psychology” of coaching the talented Italian.Read More
Rudy Gay talked about why this win against the Clippers was extra sweet, getting three ovations from the crowd in his debut in Toronto, his respect for DeMar DeRozan and why this team has the potential to improve on the defensive end.
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Dwane Casey talked with the media after a win against the Clippers about Rudy Gay’s debut in Toronto, he raved about Terrence Ross’ dunk, the weird play at the end of the game involving Caron Butler and the gutsy play from Amir Johnson who was battling the flu.
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There are good problems to have as a head coach and one of those is trying to incorporate a player like Rudy Gay into the mix. However, as a great of a player as Gay is for Casey to utilize, the reality is he’s trying to do that midseason while losing a valued floor general in Jose Calderon.
Still, the Raptors head coach has a great player to throw in the mix in Gay and Casey doesn’t Gay having a hard time adjusting due to his high basketball IQ.Read More
This season Jack appears to have finally secured a prominent role on a team poised to make some noise in the playoffs. Golden State currently has a record of 28-17 and look poised after the Rudy Gay trade to leapfrog Memphis in the Western Conference standings.Read More