Well, it’s hard not to talk about GSW! We look past it to larger issues and opportunities, identify a statistic that the Raptors are surprisingly poor at and need to get better, glaze over the AP Top 10, frame Ujiri and Casey’s situations in the current context, and talk about the Dalai Lama.
The week is reviewed and another is previewed, as we ask the question of whether the Raptors can win the Atlantic and how high our hopes should be. There’s John Wall talk, some statistic tidbits, and a pinch of Grantland as the worldwide roundtable returns for another week.
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