On this week’s episode we discuss the completed first half of the Raptors season. How did this covid outbreak for the Raptors turn into the worst of any team this season? Who is responsible for the Raptors losing all their starters to Covid protocols? We evaluate the Raptors performance over the past two games with a shorthanded lineup. The Norm God continues to increase his trade value and the regression of former star Blake Griffin.. We discuss the sale of Kyle Lowry’s home and the Raptors continued living accommodations in Tampa Bay. Lastly we share the top posts from the Raptors subreddit including the best facts about Velociraptors, OG defense, and so much more.
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Good Bye Lowry and HELLO Scottie Barnes!
54:44On this week's episode we discuuss the Raptors selecting Scottie Barnes 4th overall in the NBA draft. Was Barnes the better pick over Suggs? How should Raptors fans feel about Lowry moving on to the Heat? What can we expect from a sign and trade. We discuss the re-signing of Gary Trent JR and what it means to the Raptors young core. Is this a true rebuild or is a retool effort by Toronto? This episode was recorded on Wednesday August 4th for context as we do not discuss the details of the Lowry Sign and Trade.
Raptors PRE-Draft Talk - Is Suggs the pick at 4?
49:55In this episode, we discuss the NBA Draft and the Raptors pick at 4. Will it be Suggs or will the Raptors look to trade up or down in the draft? Do the Raptors have a strong interest in Mobley or Barnes? We discuss the possibility of a long-rumored Siakam to the Warriors trade. Does Wiseman, the 7th pick, and Wiggins interest the Raptors enough to move on from their face of the franchise.
Episode 89: End of Season Wrap Up
54:54On this week’s episode we recap the end of the regular season. We discuss the future of Masai Ujiri and the likelihood of a Raptors return. What should the Raps do with Kyle Lowry moving forward? Is it time to let go of the greatest player in franchise history? Do the Raptors have another home run deal in them this off-season? Lastly we discuss the Raptors Lottery odds and our picks for the NBA playoffs.
Episode 88: Raptors Tank Nation has WON!
51:51On this week’s episode we announce the launch of the Raptors Reddit Podcast on Video. Moving forward this podcast will be featured online with a weekly live video of our podcast recording. See our reactions to all the best Raptors hotakes each and every week. For this episode we discuss the Raptors recent Tank measures by the team. Do the Raptors still have a chance for the play-in tournament despite being three games back of the Wizards? What do we want the Raptors record to be over these final seven games? We discuss the hot play of Canadian Khem Birth and answer if he is the Raptors starting center next season. How would we rate the performance of 1st Round Pick Malachi Flynn. Lastly we discuss Lebron, end of season expectations and future potential trade targets.
Episode 87: Raptors Winning in April and Lowry a lock for HOF?
52:27This week’s episode was recorded on Wednesday April 21st. Due to technical difficulties we have had some challenges uploading episodes that have since been corrected. We discuss the Raptors strong play through the money of April. Is it best for the Raptors to make the play-in tournament or finish with a likely late lottery section? The emergence of Birch and Gillespie have helped to solidify the Raptors front-court rotation. Lastly we discuss the case for Kyle Lowry for the Hall of Fame. Is he a lock or this a more complicated selection?
Episode 86: Biggest Victory EVER and RETIRE The Chevron
54:26On this week’s episode we discuss the Raptors dominant 53 point victory over the Warriors. What can we take away from the biggest margin of victory in Raptors history? We discuss the division amongst Raps fans for “Fade for Cade” or “Suck for Suggs”. Is the Raptors Earned jersey the worst one the team has ever had? Is it time to retire the Chevron from the jersey moving forward? We breakdown the play of Gary Trent Jr over his first week with Toronto and discuss his potential impact moving forward. Should the NBA look to move to a more aggressive free market salary cap in the future? Lastly we discuss Norman Powell tear inducing Players Tribune article that stole the hearts of Raptors fans everywhere.
Episode 85: LOWRY STAYS and Trade Deadline Reactions
57:57On this week’s episode we breakdown all the action from the NBA Trade Deadline. We discuss the surprising decision to keep Kyle Lowry a Raptor for the remainder of the season? What was the best deal on the team for the greatest Raptors of all time? Should the Raps have taken the best deal on the table? We discuss the addition of Gary Trent JR as Norman Powell is on his way to Portland. What does Trent mean to the Raptors future? We bid adieu to Matt Thomas and Terrence Davis who shockingly yielded a combined two second round picks between them. Lastly we discuss the incident between Siakam and Nurse earlier this week.
Episode 84: Depleted Raps Roster and Lowry Trade ideas
55:22On this week's episode we discuss the depleted Raptors roster and their recent struggles. After getting blown out by Charlotte and Chicago, will the Raps make a trade before the deadline? We discuss our best Kyle Lowry trades and put them all on the table. Lowry to Denver? Lowry-Porzingis Swap? Is John Collins a legitimate trade target for Toronto before next Thursday? Should the Raps cash in on Norman Powell rising stock or face the music of paying him 20 million in the off-season? Lastly we discuss the top posts from the Raptors Subreddit over the week.
Episode 83: A Covid Filled Raptors All-Star Break
53:44On this week’s episode we discuss the completed first half of the Raptors season. How did this covid outbreak for the Raptors turn into the worst of any team this season? Who is responsible for the Raptors losing all their starters to Covid protocols? We evaluate the Raptors performance over the past two games with a shorthanded lineup. The Norm God continues to increase his trade value and the regression of former star Blake Griffin.. We discuss the sale of Kyle Lowry’s home and the Raptors continued living accommodations in Tampa Bay. Lastly we share the top posts from the Raptors subreddit including the best facts about Velociraptors, OG defense, and so much more.
Episode 82: All-Star Selections and the Petri Dish East
1:02:57On this week’’s episode we discuss the Eastern Conference All-Star Selection. Were the Raptors snubbed? Who were the most questionable selections? Should FVV have made the game over Simmons, Randle or even Tatum? We reminisce about the good old days of all-star selection by hand at the arena. The Raptors continue to be plagued by defensive adjustments and does Nurse need to innovate his defense more for the Raptors to hit another level? We breakdown the recent loss to the Heat and explore the limitations of the roster beyond the top seven. Lastly we discuss the top post from the Raptors Reddit community including Boucher coming to Yuta’’s rescue and Finch being hired as the new T-Wolves coach.