Duane and Kelsea recap the 905’s road trip against the Long Island Nets, and where improvements can be made. They preview the upcoming slate against the Delaware Blue Coats, talk about the differences between hooping overseas and in the G League, and somehow bring every topic back to food.
Long Island Nets B2B split
Kevon Harris’s strong game
David Johnson sharing the sugar
Breein Tyree impresses coming off injury
An Isaac Bonga off game is still pretty good
The challenges of developing chemistry in practice
What does a week between games do to G-League teams? Similarities to college game.
What are G-League roadtrips like?
Blowing leads – when you’re up 20, gotta try to go up 40
Mentality of being up on the road
The walk of shame that is being blown out at home
Coaches like Nick Nurse holding on to lineup cards
Cam Thomas’ explosion against the 905
Kevon Harris’ confidence in his offensive abilities
Raptors 905 not being able to fight through a full court press (dice five spot)
Looking ahead to Delaware Blue Coats and Shamorie Ponds
What’s it like playing for four different G-League teams?
Playing overseas vs playing in North America
Food and basketball success correlate
Best pre-game meal to get Duane going
The NBA and G-League players trend of drinking coffee pre-game
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Produced by Zarar Siddiqi / Raptors Republic.
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Westside Stories: It All Comes Back to Food – Raptors 905 Podcast originated on Raptors Republic.