Yahoo Sports Canada brings a collection of talented analysts who are truly Raptors Over Everything. You'll find reaction to breaking news, analysis, Group Chats, interviews and more throughout the 2021-22 season. Listen in and enjoy!
The Impact of Kyle Lowry & loss to Heat
48:59Amit Mann is joined by Katie Heindl to discuss how Kyle Lowry will be remembered by the Raptors community along with how he has helped the Miami Heat. Also, they talk about the loss to the Heat, Scottie Barnes and play a game of sit, start or drop. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
OG Anunoby Bully Ball & Increasing His Usage
29:37Amit Mann is joined by Oren Weisfeld to discuss his recent piece about OG Anunoby learning to use his unique blend of size, athleticism in his favour. They respond to Anunoby's reduced usage, how the Raptors forward can become more versatile on the offensive end, and how Nick Nurse can get more out of the emerging 24-year-old.Read Oren's piece here: https://yhoo.it/3Kf1UYL See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
All-Star Siakam, Narratives, Bucks & Trade Deadline | Friday Views
48:39Imman Adan and Asad Alvi discuss the following topics:-Can Pascal Siakam make the All-Star team?-Narratives around Jayson Tatum, Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan-What moves the Raptors could make at the trade deadline-Preview of the Bucks game on Saturday See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Statement loss to Suns? & True or False
1:03:00Amit Mann is joined by Yasmin Duale to discuss the Raptors' loss to the Suns and the significance of competing with the defending Western Conference champions despite missing Scottie Barnes and Gary Trent Jr. They also dive into a series of True or False questions, including whether Chris Boucher will be a rotation piece going forward, if Pascal Siakam is the third best power forward in the East and where the Raptors will finish in offensive and defensive rating by season's end. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Evolution of Pascal Siakam
50:49Amit Mann is joined by Samson Folk of Raptors Republic to discuss his piece, "Pascal Siakam and Divergent Progression" along with the following topics:-The rarity of his skillset-The mental and physical growth compared to last season-Why his heavy isolation possessions affect his production-How he's asked to do more than most stars in the NBA-Ways the Raptors could use him better-Next steps in his development See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Bench production, All-Star VanVleet, Dirk's retirement | Friday Views
53:41Imman Adan and Yasmin Duale discuss the following topics:-Confidence level in Raptors avoiding play-in tournament-Who they trust off the bench-The first round of All-Star voting and if Fred VanVleet will make it-Memories of Dirk Nowitzki & his jersey retirement ceremony & more! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Siakam Excelling, VanVleet's Resilience & the Raptors Starting Five
37:11Amit Mann and Katie Heindl discuss takeaways from the Raptors' win vs. the Bucks, Pascal Siakam showing off his new skills, Fred VanVleet's flexibility and the potential of Toronto's starting five. Go to Katie's twitter (@wtevs) to check out her DeMar DeRozan piece.1:50 - Brief DeMar DeRozan chatter5:20 - Takeaways from Bucks game11:50 - Starting five potential15:28 - The new Pascal Siakam 21:21 - Fred VanVleet’s adjustment31:48 - Barnes becoming the backup PG See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Danny Green on Championship Memories, Nick Nurse, Kyle Lowry & Player Coaches
53:42Amit Mann is joined by former Toronto Raptor Danny Green to discuss the following topics:4:30 - Waiting to get his Raptors championship ring8:20 - What he misses about Toronto10:45 - What was unique about his time with Raptors12:24 - Nick Nurse’s coaching style19:24 - How good the 2019 championship team was21:56 - Danny Green’s role on championship team26:49 - Mentality of shooters29:37 - How Raptors roster was different from other championship teams he played with34:00 - The Raptors fraternity36:14 - CJ’s PJ’s, rocking teammates merchandise38:30 - What Kyle Lowry was like as a teammate40:30 - How Kyle Lowry grew during championship run43:00 - The NBA trending towards player coaches47:54 - Impact of Freddy Jr.49:00 - Spraying media with champagne after championships50:57 - His Raptors championship tattoo See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Friday Views | Healthy Bodies, Warriors, ROTY
45:40Arais Farah and Asad Alvi discuss the loss to the Nets, how OG Anunoby, Khem Birch & Precious Achiuwa returning changes the Raptors rotation and the intriguing battle for Rookie of the Year honours. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The Growth of Scottie Barnes & What's Next
30:23Amit Mann is joined by Katie Heindl to discuss how Scottie Barnes has developed on both sides of the ball, and predict what kind of player he'll be by the end of the season. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.