Tag: Raptors

The North Rises to the NBA Mountain Top: The Biggest Gamble on the League’s Biggest Enigma Pays Off

The North Rises to the NBA Mountain Top: The Biggest Gamble on the League’s Biggest Enigma Pays Off

By Jon Whited Masai Ujiri, Kawhi Leonard, Nick Nurse, Fred Van Vleet’s baby, Drake, and the rest of the Raptors organization DID IT. It was a team effort and they needed everyone to pull off this miracle. This incredible 2019 Raptors season and playoff run will always be remembered for Kawhi Leonard, and rightfully so; … Continue reading The North Rises to the NBA Mountain Top: The Biggest Gamble on the League’s Biggest Enigma Pays Off

Hearts of Champions and Cajones of Warriors

Hearts of Champions and Cajones of Warriors

Byline: Jon Whited Monday night marked Game 5 of the NBA Finals, but it felt like the first game of the Finals, with the return of Kevin Durant. His return would transform this series, requiring completely different schemes for both teams not to mention there was just a different energy and intensity in the building. … Continue reading Hearts of Champions and Cajones of Warriors

THE CHASEDOWN: Welcome to Jurassic Park.  NBA Finals Game 1

THE CHASEDOWN: Welcome to Jurassic Park. NBA Finals Game 1

As Alex takes 5 on the bench, Jon Whited and Jimmy Huang run the pick-n-roll on this week's podcast going over Game 1 performances and strategies. Jurassic Park's newest attraction is a position-less Cameroonian named Pascal Siakam. Marc Gasol's game is far from extinct. And where do the Warrior go for answers? Welcome to the … Continue reading THE CHASEDOWN: Welcome to Jurassic Park. NBA Finals Game 1

THE CHASEDOWN: MEMORIAL DAY

THE CHASEDOWN: MEMORIAL DAY

While Jimmy banks some karma, beer and pizza helping friends move, Spruiell and Jon run the two-man game on this episode of the Chasedown. We're talking all things Eastern Conference Finals including Kawhi's (re)ascension, the Bucks' potential adjustments, and who we think is ultimately going to win the series. Up next, it's a deep dive … Continue reading THE CHASEDOWN: MEMORIAL DAY

THE CHASEDOWN: EPISODE 12

THE CHASEDOWN: EPISODE 12

IT'S THE SEMIS! (04 May 2018) - The first round is in the rearview mirror and all four semi-final series have made it through at least two games.  The Raptors now officially play in "LeBron-to" after all the real estate he bought in their heads, leading the Cavs to a 2-0 lead.  Meanwhile, Boston proves … Continue reading THE CHASEDOWN: EPISODE 12

B&Y Podcast – Episode #10 – NBA Eastern Conference Preview

B&Y Podcast – Episode #10 – NBA Eastern Conference Preview

EPISODE #10 - EASTERN CONFERENCE PREVIEW (16Oct2017) - It's finally here.  After a wild and wacky offseason full of trades, player movement, drama, betrayal and intrigue, the eve of the new season is finally upon us.  Black and Yellow bring in friend of the pod and basketball savant, Coach Kyle to discuss the Eastern Conference … Continue reading B&Y Podcast – Episode #10 – NBA Eastern Conference Preview