Do you get the impression that there is an epidemic plaguing our poor Raptors team? It seems like players come to this city to either a) collect a massive paycheck that no one else will offer them or b) build up their career and then fly south the first chance they get. Anyone else get… Read more »
Wow, some high praise for DeMar DeRozan coming into this season. I personally don’t see it myself, but I guess that’s why I’m not an NBA scout. Here’s what one scout said: “I do love DeMar DeRozan. He can be a superstar and reach the Vince Carter level. He’s a freak athletically, a terror in… Read more »
We’ll start the first segment of Breaking It Down with a defensive set, one in which Andrea Bargnani does some good and bad. This is taken from the Boston game where Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett are about to run a fairly routine pick ‘n roll on the right wing. On the play Bargnani has two main defensive responsibilities, one he does well and the other he blows.
I listened to the Cleveland commentators the whole game (I do this often now since I find the it to be comedic gold). Some things that were said:
- WeNorth (commenting on the WeTheNorth campaign, apparently the can't read the giant letters on the giant banners in their own stadium properly) - One announcer forgot DeRozan's name, called him what's his name as he went to the free throw line - Commentators were saying the Cavs should start hard fouling Lou, "put him on his britches". More than once. - Were in disbelief when Amir hit a three