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