In this edition of The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-The NBA Finals particularly Kevin Durant’s new injury, the Raptors’ fan reaction to the injury, Toronto’s inability to close out Game 5 of the series, Nick Nurse’s coaching struggles and what’s in store for Game 6 in the Stagger Screen (5:00-24:00)
-Atlanta United’s preparation for its US Open Cup match at the Charleston Battery with audio from captain Michael Parkhurst and manager Frank de Boer as well as United States Men’s Soccer National Team and EURO League of Nations thoughts (24:00-43:00)
–Rafael Nadal’s dominance of the French Open and his place in modern men’s tennis history, the Canadian Grand Prix controversy between Lewis Hamilton and Sebastian Vettel, the Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and the St. Louis Blues as well as the NCAA Baseball College Baseball World Series which features Vanderbilt in the Miscellaneous department (43:00-55:00)
In this edition of the The Sports Inquirer Show, we discuss:
-The start of the NBA Finals particularly the ability of Toronto to match up defensively against Golden State, the breakout performance of Pascal Siakam for the Raptors in the game one win, the importance of Kevin Durant returning for the Warriors in the series and Drake being Drake in Stagger Screen (4:00-19:00)
-Atlanta United’s home win over Minnesota, the team handling its condensed schedule of matches in May and early June before the international break, how Atlanta has responded to opponents’ defense, the importance of communication and preparing to host Chicago on June 1 with audio from manager Frank de Boer and captain Michael Parkhurst in Offside Trap (19:00-35:00)
The Sports Inquirer attended the post-game presser of Atlanta Hawks’ head coach MIke Budenholzerfollowing his team’s 118-107 home win over the Boston Celtics on April 9. Topics included thoughts on the win and positioning for the playoffs.