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The Interview: Patrick Mutombo, Raptors 905 Head Coach

Episode Summary

Host Andrew Damelin is joined by Raptors 905 Head Coach Patrick Mutombo to travel his incredible basketball journey. If you're a fan of depth, introspection, empathy, and the 2012 Denver Nuggets you are going to have to listen. Topics: -Mutombo's first NBA memory -the "heavy" responsibility of coaching G League players -overseas basketball horror stories -Mutombo the elite-level artist -how Mutombo initially saw Fred VanVleet. "I would be lying if I said I anticipated him being a starter and doing all the marvelous things he's doing now." -Mutombo's all-Nuggets swagger team. (He was an assistant coach there from 2011-2015). -Mutombo's basketball aesthetic of paint and perimeter -the moment the Raptors 905 finally bought into what he and his coaching staff were selling. Submit your Blue Wire Hustle application here: