Welcome to The Void, where Kevin O’Connor brings you deep inside the NBA with the people who know it best. KOC goes up north and brings on Samson Folk, a freelance reporter who covers the Raptors for Raptors Republic.
(00:56) - KOC’s thoughts on Paul George’s return and the Bucks-76ers game
(06:18) - The Raptors’ unique offensive strategy
(08:16) - Pascal Siakam’s improvement and what more to expect from OG Anunoby
(14:49) - Describing Scottie Barnes
(19:31) - How the Raptors used Barnes against Nikola Jokic
(26:51) - Can Barnes grow into the primary facilitator?
(28:47) - Rookie rankings and the case for each top candidate to win ROTY
(37:09) - Samson’s favorite players not on the Raptors
(41:18) - The NBA is as deep as ever and continuing to evolve
Host: Kevin O’Connor
Guest: Samson Folk
Producer: Jessie Lopez