Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast – Checking in on DeAndre Daniels

DeAndre Daniels was the 37th pick in the 2014 draft out of UConn, and after playing a bit of summer league was shipped to Australia on a one-year deal.  Chris Robinson from the Sunday Times joins me from Perth to give us an overview of the Australian league, and what DeAndre Daniels has been upto, and whether he’s NBA-ready.

Talking points:

  • Australian league overview
  • Quality compared to Europe
  • NBA players currently there
  • Expectations of Daniels when he joined
  • His progression as a player
  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Is he NBA-ready?
  • Impact of Raptors potentially new D-League team on Daniels?
  • Daniels’ motor
  • Former Raptors from Australia
  • Australians in the NBA
  • Raptors talk
  • NBA playoff talk

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