Inside the Green Room with Danny Green: Jeremy Lin, First Impressions and an All-Star Revelation

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Welcome to “Inside the Green Room with Danny Green,” a Yahoo Sports podcast and video series hosted by Toronto Raptors forward Danny Green and Harrison Sanford. 

On this episode
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  • Danny reflects on his first All-Star experience, how he had to adjust his form for the 3-point contest, getting trash talked by Blake Griffin and the surprise he had in store if he advanced to the final round.

  • His thoughts on the big game between Duke and North Carolina, his alma matter, and the bet he had with Kyle Lowry.

  • What would he do if he were in Zion Williamson’s shoes: sit out the season or play.

  • His impressions of R.J. Barrett’s game.

  • What he’s expecting the atmosphere to be like in the highly-anticipated return of DeMar DeRozan.

  • Jeremy gives his first impressions of Toronto, his new teammates and the reception he has received from fans.

  • Why Danny was such a big help in his Raptors debut.

  • How Jeremy unexpectedly ended up getting bought out and why the Raptors were a perfect fit.

  • Jeremy gives his thoughts on Kyle Lowry’s introduction routine.

  • How he ended up wearing Kyle’s gear during practice.

  • The conversation Jeremy had with the Raptors and Jonas Valanciunas when he asked to wear No. 17.

  • Jeremy and Danny talk about what a grind it was playing in the D-League, where they were teammates in Reno.

  • Jeremy and Danny talk about the signature moments of their careers and what they want the next chapter to look like.

  • What Vince Carter told Jeremy Lin about coming to Toronto and how he felt about him being given the nickname “Linsanity.”

  • Danny explains why it’s so hard to guard Vince (it has nothing to do with his game).

  • How Jeremy will help the Raptors and where he slots in best.

  • The best prank they’ve seen played on a teammate.

  • Jeremy and Danny match up super heroes and NBA players.

  • Jeremy talks about why he got into video production and how it’s important for NBA players to create their own platforms.

  • Danny and Jeremy talk about the times other players have disrespected them.


Episode Guide

Extra Frame: Raptors guard Fred VanVleet
Episode 13: Canadian Winters, the GoDaddy curse and Anthony Davis Rumours
Episode 12: Raptors assistant Phil Handy
Episode 11: San Antonio Spurs forward Rudy Gay
Extra Frame: Portland Trail Blazers guard CJ McCollum
Episode 10: Jonas Valanciunas, Thumb Tales and the Best Christmas Gifts
Extra Frame: UFC middleweight Elias Theodorou
Episode 9: Nick Nurse, Kawhi Questions and the Joke That Landed Him the Raptors Job
Extra Frame: New York street ball legend God Shammgod
Episode 8: Pascal Siakam, Huddle Chaos and the Elephant in the Room
Extra Frame: Raptors Superfan Nav Bhatia
Episode 7: Serge Ibaka, Peak NBA Drama and Teaming Up With Yahoo Sports
Episode 6: Danny and Kawhi take the stage at media day
Episode 5: Live in Halifax
Episode 4: De’Aron Fox
Episode 3: Ryan Shazier, Matt Finkes & Andre Drummond
Episode 2: Michael Rapaport
Episode 1: Danny and Kawhi Get Traded

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