June 19: Raptors still on top of the world
June 19 2019
Michael Grange joins Bob McCown as co-host and the guys by Sports Illustrated's Andrew Sharp who discussed Canadian RJ Barrett before tomorrow night's NBA draft where he is expected to go # 3 overall to the New York Knicks [9:17]. After Sharp, Mayor John Tory joins the show to comment on Monday's victory parade for the Raptors and how the city can be better prepared for events of that magnitude [27:55]. Speaking of the Raptors, Head Coach Nick Nurse has a lengthy chat with Bob and Richard Deitsch about winning the title, Kawhi Leonard's upcoming free agency, and even reveals who has called to congratulate him on the Finals win [44:09]. Later in the hour, Ben Nicholson-Smith checks-in from Rogers Centre ahead of tonight's Blue Jays-Angels game to break down Marcus Stroman's comments about not getting a long-term deal from the Blue Jays [1:20:20]. Is extended protective netting going to become the norm in Major League Baseball? Jeff Passan of ESPN answers that and more [1:31:40], and Elliotte Friedman is in Vegas for the NHL Awards, but with the NHL Draft going this weekend...could the Maple Leafs be busy despite not having a first round pick [1:57:05]?