Inside the Green Room with Danny Green: Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia

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You can’t miss this week’s guest — literally.

If you’ve ever tuned into a Toronto Raptors game, you’ve seen Nav Bhatia cheering on the team and high-fiving players from his usual seats on the baseline at Scotiabank Arena.

The Raptors’ No. 1 superfan dropped by for a wide-ranging conversation with Danny and Harrison on all things Raptors.

Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia opens up about his fandom on Inside the Green Room with Danny Green. (Getty Images)
Toronto Raptors superfan Nav Bhatia opens up about his fandom on Inside the Green Room with Danny Green. (Getty Images)
  • Nav gives his thoughts on this year’s Raptors squad and the mixed emotions he felt when the team traded DeMar DeRozan to the San Antonio Spurs for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green.

  • Danny talks about his new relationship with Nav and what he’s like to deal with for opposing players.

  • Nav gets into the details of his fandom and how it has affected his marriage and personal life.

  • Nav explains what has changed during the 23 years he’s been attending games and how he takes pride in the growing diversity of the fan base.

  • Danny and Nav break down the team’s hot start to the season and how the new players have integrated seamlessly into Nick Nurse’s system.

  • Danny talks about the expectations around the team and why that’s a situation every player wants to find himself in.

  • Nav and Danny, a fellow UNC alum, reflect on Vince Carter’s legacy in Toronto and what he’s like off the court.

  • Nav tells a touching story about the time Vince Carter went out of his way to help a young fan suffering from cancer.

  • Nav finishes things off by giving his playoff predictions.

Episode Guide

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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