Solomon Alabi joked about trying to get 20 rebounds, how big the past month has been for his confidence, what his summer plans are for improving as a player and he hypes up his teammates for their support.
Ben Uzoh talked with the media about his growth during his time in Toronto, the great opportunity he had due to some injuries, recording the first triple-double in Toronto’s history since 2001 and what the accomplishment means to him.
Alan Anderson chatted with me about being signed for the remainder of the season, what Dwane Casey having faith in him means and how big Toronto’s wins over Atlanta and Boston this weekend were to the team.
Avery Bradley chatted with me about Boston’s defense being vastly improved since the All-Star break, how important this summer is to his development and how high his confidence is right now.
Doc Rivers chatted with the media about Avery Bradley’s impact on Boston’s defense, Kevin Garnett shifting from power forward to center and how his team has overcome some injury issues.
Doug Collins chatted with the media about his team being mentally fragile, how important it is for the Sixers to head to the playoffs with a modest winning streak, Tony Battie being a veteran leader and the impact Dwane Casey has had on Toronto this season.
Dwane Casey chatted with me about Ed Davis showing flashes in limited minutes, his recent growth over the past few weeks and how important this summer is to his development.
I’m joined by Jay Satur from RAPTORS.com for today’s “From The Baseline” to talk about Philadelphia’s free fall after their hot start, Ed Davis pulling a Jekyll and Hyde act this season and Alan Anderson giving the starting unit an outside shooting spark.
I was joined by Audley Stephenson for today’s “From The Baseline.” We chatted about fans grumbling about the three-game win streak, if DeMar DeRozan’s growth is a mirage and how tough tonight’s game will be to watch with D-League point guards running the show.
I’m joined by Eric Koreen for today’s “From The Baseline” to talk about “Tank Nation” and why Washington isn’t as easy of a win as some fans may like to think.
For today’s “From The Baseline,” I’m joined by Duane Watson of NBA.com to talk about whether Toronto’s zone defense can cause issues for Miami and if fans should give Chris Bosh a frosty reception.
For today’s “From The Baseline,” my two players to watch are JaVale McGee and Ben Uzoh.
For my first Raptors Pre-Game report, I explain what to look for in these reports, Jeremy Lin’s impact on the ACC crowd the last time he was here and Gary Forbes strong play off the bench.
The Street Stops Here, the documentary about hall of fame high school basketball coach Bob Hurley and his team’s 2007-2008 run toward the national championship at St. Anthony High School, is returning to television. The film will air on ESPNU on Sunday, February 19 at 8 PM ET, and will replay on ESPNU five additional times leading up to the 2012 Final Four. ESPN Classic will also air The Street Stops Here throughout 2012.
The ESPNU premiere will feature an exclusive post-film roundtable discussion with Bob Hurley Sr., with his sons Danny Hurley, head coach at Wagner College, and Bobby Hurley, former Duke star and assistant coach at Wagner College. The roundtable is moderated by ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Williams, former Duke star. In addition, the players featured in the film are all currently playing in the NCAA and include Mike Rosario (Florida), Tyshawn Taylor (Kansas), Travon Woodall (Pittsburgh), Dominic Cheek (Villanova) and Jio Fontan (USC).
Amir Johnson chatted with me about playing through injuries, doing the little things to help Toronto win games and battling against bigger centre’s.