Alvin Williams | The 'real-life' challenges in the NBA
Former Raptor Alvin Williams joins Chris Boucher and Mike Roach to discuss the ups and downs of Toronto's season, how the game has changed and the challenges of life in the NBA.
00:00 Checking in
01:29 Mood in the Raptors camp
02:24 Alvin's take on Raptors season so far
04:12 Disconnect in the locker room
05:21 Importance of team identity
09:42 Why Raptors remain a playoff threat
13:38 Inside the MVP race
19:52 How the NBA has changed
24:41 Alvin's veteran leaders in Toronto
27:15 Ja Morant, media & mental health
36:24 Does making money change you?
41:32 Social media criticism & racism
45:43 How to cope with the pressure?
47:46 Best advice ever received
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