Raptors End Game: A Conversation with Gary Washburn

Host Lukas Weese chats with National NBA Writer for the Boston Globe Gary Washburn about the NBA Playoffs and the Toronto Raptors/Boston Celtics second-round series.

Topics include:

  • Reporting from the bubble on the players strike and the subsequent NBA/NBPA Agreement to tackle anti-black racism and police brutality.
  • The mental toll living in the bubble has on players.
  • The role of the media in amplifying the voices and messages of NBA players regarding systemic racism.
  • Covering the NBA Playoffs in person compared to virtually.
  • The final play of Game 3 leading to the OG Anunoby buzzer-beater.
  • A look ahead to Game 4 and the rest of the Raptors/Celtics series.

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