Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast, June 15 – Raptors’ pick-less draft preview

Can they make something happen?

The Extra talks draft.

On this week’s episode, host Blake Murphy and guest Wes Brown of The Monday Morning Scouting Report at NBAProspects.com discuss the NBA Draft.

  • Canada U-18 team in St. Catherine’s.
  • Canadians in this year’s NBA Draft.
  • Quick chat on the top names in the draft.
    • What if the Raptors – hypothetically, don’t laugh – land in the top five somehow?
  • Fringe first-rounders that fit the Raptors’ mold, should they acquire a first.
  • The back-half of the draft.
    • Flat draft offers real opportunity for attractive free agents.
    • Might also mean you want to buy a pick and go for your guy.
    • Names to watch for the Raptors as second rounders/UDFAs.
    • Names the Raptors have worked out so far.
  • Shevon Thompson scouting report.
    • 905 center play with Raptors at Summer League.
  • Related: Over at The Athletic, I wrote about what the pre-draft process has been like for the Raptors without a pick.

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