Episode 40: Oh, Canada! w/ Daniel Rosen
Daniel Rosen joins the pod this week to talk about the Toronto Raptors getting national media coverage (2:00), ranking Toronto’s professional sports teams in terms of fan importance (3:40), comparing the fanbases of the Maple Leafs and Raptors (5:00), Joe Carter (6:00), the excitement of Raptors expansion (7:15), the Vince Carter years (9:50), the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest (10:15), Vinsanity (11:00), Isiah Thomas (12:45), Tracy McGrady & Vince Carter (13:30), the Raptors losing to the Sixers at the buzzer in 2001 (14:00), things falling apart for Vince and the Raptors after the 2002 season (14:30), Vince Carter’s legacy w/ fans in Toronto (18:00), issues with the Vancouver Grizzlies (21:15), Toronto is the one of the great, underrated sports markets in the world (23:00), the Chris Bosh years (26:25), Bryan Colangelo passes the torch to Masai Ujiri (28:00), the highs and lows of the Lowry & DeRozan years (31:00), the Kawhi Leonard trade (35:20), bidding farewell to DeRozan (36:20), the new-look, switchy, position-less Raptors (38:15), the impact of Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green (40:20), the versatility of the Raptors roster and length (42:00), Pascal Siakam (43:45), OG Anunoby (46:25), the greatness of Kawhi Leonard (47:38) and believing in the short and long-term prospects of the Raptors (50:10)—ENJOY!
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