Raptors Weekly Podcast, June 2 – Memory Suppression

With an ‘overrated’ draft on the horizon, the discussion swivels around Bill Simmons’ latest Raptors rumour and hypothetical playoff charges.

Andrew resurfaces after a night out for an early morning pod which features raspy voices, scattered minds, a poker-faced Ujiri, suppressed feelings, Bill’s banter, and internet shout-outs.

Part 1:

  • Ujiri’s comments about draft being overrated – posturing?
  • Rookie development in the 2010’s compared to 80’s and 90’s
  • Addressing the Bill Simmons-inspired trade rumours – DeMar DeRozan for Gerald Henderson and the 9th pick
  • Chris Bosh parallels to DeMar DeRozan
  • NBA officiating in Game 6 of SAS/OKC
  • Need for players to have big games for their team to win – OKC and Raptors different
  • How the Raptors would have fared in the second round against Miami, Indiana or Washington
  • Comparing Roy Hibbert to Jonas Valanciunas

Part 2:

  • Vince Carter a perfect fit, but not for the Raptors
  • Rob Babcock’s denial
  • If the Spurs offered Kawhi Leonard for…
  • Indiana denial
  • NBA Finals discussion – picking winners
  • Watching a game while tweeting
  • Internet picks

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