Tom Thibodeau Raves About The Toronto Raptors, DeMar DeRozan

Tom Thibodeau raved about the Toronto Raptors while doing his pre-game media scrum. In particular, the character of DeMar DeRozan and how this young team has started to gel.

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Tom Thibodeau Defends Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose has faced a media firestorm over the past 48 hours, and his coach, Tom Thibodeau, had heard enough. Tonight Thibodeau stuck up for Derrick Rose while talking with the media pre-game.

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Dwane Casey’s Scouting Report On The Chicago Bulls

Dwane Casey gave the media his insight into what makes the Chicago Bulls so successful while giving an informal scouting report on the team.

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Catching Up with Luke Ridnour

Luke Ridnour talked with me about the basketball camp he ran this summer with his wife, adjusting to life in Orlando and being a mentor to some of Orlando’s younger players.

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In The Scrum With Jacque Vaughn

Jacque Vaughn chatted with the media about rookie point guard Elfrid Payton, the growth of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan and matching up against the Toronto Raptors twice in less than two weeks.

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Dwane Casey Explains How DeMar DeRozan Has Evolved As A Player

Dwane Casey raved to the media how DeMar DeRozan has evolved as a player the past few seasons.

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Podcap: Toronto Pulls Off A Magic Trick And Steals A Win From Orlando

Here’s audio from Dwane Casey, Greivis Vasquez and Patrick Patterson after Toronto’s miraculous 104-100 win over Orlando.

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Podcast: Buckle Up For Another Wild NBA Season

McNeill and Cheel talked about a wild start to the NBA season, Anthony Davis being in beast mode, Carmelo Anthony’s legacy, Ed Davis talking smack to Charles Barkley and rumors of Kevin Love opting out of his contract this summer.

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Catching Up With Rick Barry

I had the chance to chat with Hall of Fame basketball player Rick Barry about the highlights from his career, his legendary performance in the 1967 NBA Finals, why he loves watching the San Antonio Spurs and his involvement with Ektio shoes.

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“Off The Dribble” Pilot

I’m excited to announce that I’m co-hosting a basketball show on Extra Peterborough 90.5 with Jordan Mercier. We recorded the pilot this afternoon and we are hoping to get the green light to make this a weekly show starting next week.

A big thanks to legendary Toronto Raptors beat writer Doug Smith for being our first guest.

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Podcap: Toronto Beats Washington 103-84

Here’s audio from Amir Johnson, Dwane Casey, DeMar DeRozan and Terrence Ross after Toronto’s 103-84 win over Washington.

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Skee-Lo Performs “I Wish” At Halftime Of A Toronto Raptors Game

Skee-Lo performed his classic song “I Wish” during halftime of a Toronto Raptors game.

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Dwane Casey Compares The Toronto Raptors To Seabiscuit

Dwane Casey was in rare form tonight while comparing the Toronto Raptors and their slow starts to Seabiscuit.

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Podcap: Raptors Hold On To Beat Thunder 100-88

Here’s audio from Dwane Casey, Patrick Patterson, Lou Williams and Kyle Lowry after Toronto’s 100-88 win over Oklahoma City.

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Scott Brooks Raves About Kevin Durant’s Leadership

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Durant and head coach Brooks during NBA Global Game against Fenerbahce Ulker in Istanbul

Despite not suiting up for a game this season, Kevin Durant has been a presence in the Thunder’s sideline cheering on teammates, finding his way into huddles and making an impact during team meetings.

So much in fact that Oklahoma City’s head coach, Scott Brooks, jokingly referred to Durant tonight as one of the NBA’s all-time great cheerleaders.

Brooks talked with the media tonight about Durant’s huge impact on the team despite not playing a single minute yet so far this season.

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