Thrilled to be flanked by some seriously savvy and gorgeously enthusiastic basketball insiders as we delve deeper into the Toronto Raptors of the NBA and why they remain the best kept secret in the sports universe.
Joining me is beer league veteran and former college basketball player Mick Sloniowski (@Mickey_Slo), popular Canadian podcaster and blogger Karim Kanji (@karimkanji), and sportscaster and radio announcer Michael Asiffo (@michaelasiffo).
Together we discussed: why it’s so bloody difficult for the team to earn respect south of the border, how baseball and hockey have failed where basketball succeeds, the brilliance of Adam Silver and the failure of Rob Manfred, how pandering to fans has become a lost art, why Nick Nurse deserves his own private island off the coast of British Columbia, and what to expect from the reigning champions when it comes to this year’s playoffs.
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Music: “Mack The Knife” (Bobby Darin, Mack The Knife, 1958)