Basketball has a new home on TSN 690 – Courtside Canada! Listen Monday nights at 6 for your weekly dose of basketball. Peter Ruttgaizer, Luca Scott and Dean Bertoia bring you news and notes from the NBA and around the world of basketball, plus exciting guests and debate that’s nothing but net! It’s a three point play!
Courtside Canada: Who should the All-Star Reserves be?
On Courtside Canada, Peter Rutgaizer, Dean Bertoia and Luca Scott talk about: - The Tyre Nichols incident and how it's affected the Grizzlies - The All-Star Starters and if they got it right - Who should get more playing time for the Raptors. - Should Ben Mathurin be a starter? - RDS Analyst Peter Yannopoulos joins to talk about the Refs in the Lakers - Celtics game - And we give you our predictions for the All-Star reserves.
Courtside Canada: Are the Lakers on the upswing?
On this week's episode of Courtside Canada, we discuss: - The LA Lakers playoff hopes, and how the Rui Hachimura trade helps them - Can the Cleveland Cavaliers compete with contenders in the East? - The Phoenix Suns getting healthier and becoming a threat in the West - Are the Toronto Raptors buyers or sellers at the deadline? - The general manager of the Canadian men's national team - Rowan Barrett Sr. - talks Canada basketball and his son's improvement in the NBA
Courtside Canada: MVP frontrunners, how are Canadian players faring?
On this week's episode of Courtside Canada, Peter Rutgaizer, Dean Bertoia and Luca Scott talk about: - The MVP frontrunners - The Nuggets and Grizzlies as serious contenders - How Canadian players are doing around the league - And former team Canada player Dwight Walton joins to talk about Canada basketball and what their potential in future.
On the inaugural episode of Courtside Canada, Peter Ruttgaizer, Dean Bertoia and Luca Scott talk about the latest news and headlines around the NBA, what the Toronto Raptors future should look like, and list off their top 3 backup PG's of all time as well as some of the best bets of the night. Former 2 time NBA champion with the Miami Heat and current GM of the Montreal Alliance - Joel Anthony - also joins in to talk a bit about the CEBL as well as the current state of the team he won rings with, and his perspective as a big man on why the Timberwolves twin towers experiment has been underwhelming so far.