At long last Brandon Clarke gets to see his life long dream come true. During the NBA Draft, Brandon Clarke was taken with the 21st pick, a pick that would go on to be traded to the Memphis Grizzlies. Brandon Clarke comes on the podcast for the third and final instalment of the Canada’s Court series on the NBA draft.
Long time coach and college basketball expert Jonathan McAloon talks about all the Canadians who were taken in the 2019 NBA draft. McAloon also touches on some players who went undrafted that could still make it, and the impact the Toronto Raptors championship will have on basketball in Canada.
The Toronto Raptors are NBA Champions, and Matt Devlin was there for every single game of the run. Here his take on the Raptors’ amazing run, what moments stand out to him, and what this win means for basketball in Canada.
Kawhi Leonard hit one of the greatest shots of all time to win Game 7 for the Raptors against the 76ers, and now they’re off to play the Bucks. Sean Woodley of Locked On Raptors comes on the podcast to talk about the series, the great shot, and where it stands in Raptors history.
Haley McDonald stole the show at the Atlantic University Sport playoffs. She scored an AUS record of 51 points to help the Acadia Axewomen go to the finals, where they beat the Memorial Seahawks to capture their second straight AUS championship. Haley McDonald comes on the podcast to talk about the record setting game, and getting ready for the Usports Final 8.
Coach Jay Triano has no shortage of stories when it comes to Canadian basketball. In his new book Open Look, Triano tells stories like how he became friends with Terry Fox, his passion for sports, helping make early NBA video games, and so much more. On episode 38 of the podcast, Coach Triano talks about his book and some of his story. You can be entered to win a copy of the book by sharing the tweet and Facebook post containing the link to this episode.