Interview Blake Murphy - Canada Basketball, The NBA, And Siakam Trade Rumors | Unnamed Sports Show
Today on The Unnamed Sports Show your host Joshua Griffith is joined by Blake Murphy writer for The Athletic that covers the NBA, The Toronto Raptors, and Canada Basketball. Blake and Joshua break down the 2 Canada games against Greece and China and look ahead to their opponent for the Semi-Finals. They also talk about the Pheonix Suns punching their ticket to the NBA Finals with a 130-103 win over the L.A. Clippers and what was Patrick Beverly doing last night.
Then they talk about the possible trade rumors out there about Pascal Siakam. Could be me on the move to the Golden State Warriors? What could the future hold in store for Masai Ujiri? Make sure to check out this episode and make sure to follow your host on Twitter @JoshuaGriffith0. Follow Blake Murphy on Twitter @BlakeMurphyOCD and check out his work for The Athletic.
Thanks to Don Andrews and "The Matinee" for the Introduction.
Time Stamps -
0:00 - Opening Intro
1:16 - Joshua Griffith Opens The Show
2:41 - Introduction To Blake Murphy Of The Athletic
5:23 - Canada Men's Basketball Olympic Qualifying Tournament
7:11 - Canada's Semi-Final Opponent, Czech Republic or Uruguay
9:14 - Surprise Performances From Canada And The Coaching Of Nick Nurse
10:50 - Nick Nurse And His Time Over Seas
3:23 - International FIBA Tournaments
14:40 - The Broadcast Value And A Look Into The Game
16:55 - The Love of Dan Shulman
18:55 - The NBA Eastern Conference Finals And The Phoenix Suns
20:50 - WTF Was Patrick Beverly Doing?
23:09 - Playoff Paul George
24:45 - Injuries After The Compacted Seasons
29:35 - The Toronto Raptors And A Possible Pascal Siakam Trade?
34:45 - Masai Ujiri And The Future of The Raptors
37:20 - Outro With Blake Murphy of The Athletic