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An inside look into the world of basketball, from the view of the fans

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English

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Episodes

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 74 - Game 5 Recap / KD Injury

6/11/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan and Greg have a quick chat about the Raptors disappointing game five loss to the Golden State Warriors. We discuss Nick Nurse's questionable play calling, Kawhi's apparent indecisiveness on the last shot, as well as the long term ramifications of the Kevin Durant injury,

Duration:00:23:28

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 73 - Game 4 And Beyond

6/8/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian and Greg chat about the Raptors big game four win over the Golden State Warriors in the NBA finals. The team chats about the ramifications of being a win away from our first NBA Championship, Nick Nurse's coaching adjustment throughout the series as well as the legacy of playoff Kawhi.

Duration:00:59:02

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 72 - The Finals

5/30/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon chat about the Raptors big win over the Milwaukee Bucks in Eastern Conference Finals. We discuss Nick Nurse's evolution throughout the playoffs, coming back from 0-2 to close out the series, as well as examine if this series win will help convince Kawaii to re-up longterm. Jumping into the second quarter, the guys take a look at our upcoming NBA Finals matchup with the former champs the Golden State Warriors. We examine defensive...

Duration:00:50:42

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 71 - Eastern Conference Finals

5/25/2019
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On this weeks episode, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon chat about the Raptors big game four win over the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals. We examine Nick Nurse's strategy going into the series, the improved play of the bench mob, as well as Kyle Lowry's legacy as a Raptor. Going into the second quarter, the team chats about the recently released All -NBA roster, discussing the biggest snubs, as well as the long-term financial ramifications of not being selected to the...

Duration:01:03:28

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 70 - Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks/76ers roundup

5/17/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon discuss the Raptors big win over the Philadelphia 76ers in the Eastern Conference Semi-finals. We examine the historical impact of Kawaii's impressive game winner, as well as take a look Nick Nurse's adjustments throughout the series. We also chat about our game one loss to the Milwaukee Bucks in the Eastern Conference Finals, discussing what we need to do to secure victory for game two. Jumping into the second quarter, the guys talk...

Duration:00:54:42

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 69 - Round 2

5/7/2019
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On this week’s podcast, the guys get up to date on the NBA playoffs starting with the Toronto Raptors. In Quarter 1 looks at the media coverage surrounding the team following their Game 3 loss. This transitions into a conversation about Game 4, mainly regarding who stepped up around Leonard. Quarter two moves us into a discussion of other NBA playoff matchups: Bucks-Celtics and Nuggets Blazers. Quarter 3 focuses on the Warriors-Rockets but divulges into an argument about Steph Curry....

Duration:00:58:16

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 68 - First Round Wrap Up

4/25/2019
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On this week's podcast, Brandan, Christian, Greg, and Jovon discuss the Raptors first-round victory over the Orlando Magic. We also examine Nick Nurse's coaching performance, as well as taking a look at our upcoming matchup with the Philadelphia 76ers. Jumping into the second quarter the guys chat about the surging Portland Trailblazers and discuss Damian Lillard's position in the NBA's elite. We also discuss the Nuggets/Spurs matchup, as well as the Rockets potential second-round pairing...

Duration:00:55:02

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 67 - Wrapping up the Regular Season

4/13/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Greg and Jovon discuss the last week of regular season play for the Toronto Raptors. The team examines our big wins over the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Miami Heat, before discussing another heartbreaking loss to the Charlotte Hornets/Jeremy Lamb. Jumping into the second quarter, the guys discuss Magic Johnson's abrupt departure from the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as what direction the team takes next season. Going into the third quarter, we have quick...

Duration:00:49:58

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 66 - Raptors end of season (ish) player grades

4/4/2019
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On this weeks show, Brandan, Christian and Greg examine the teams overall performance throughout the 2018/2019 season, before jumping into our annual end of season Raptors player grades. Jumping into the second quarter, the guys discuss the eastern conference playoff race between Pistons, Nets, Heat and Magic. Going into the third quarter, we chat about the Denver Nuggets and if they are in fact a viable threat to the Golden State Warriors championship reign. We finish the pod with Greg...

Duration:00:50:10

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 65 - Western Conference Previiew

3/22/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian and Greg discuss the Kyle Lowry injury and how it will impact the organization moving into the latter half of the season. The guys also look at the root cause of our regular season struggles against Dwayne Casey and the Detroit Pistons, as well as evaluating Marc Gasol's performance post deadline acquisition. Jumping into the second quarter, the team chat about the boiling hot San Antonio Spurs, currently in the midst of an impressive nine game win...

Duration:01:04:38

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 64 - Do we need to change the playoff seeding format?

3/14/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon discuss the Raptors putrid performance against the Cavaliers, before jumping into general Raptors news. We look at what the Raptors could potentially look like post Kawaii, we also discuss Ibaka's overaggressiveness, as well as exchanging views on newly signed free agent Mitch Moreland. Jumping to the second quarter, the guys chat about the longevity of the Golden State Warriors dominance, as well as providing a late season report on...

Duration:01:03:25

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 63 - 2019 NBA Mock Draft 1.0

3/7/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian and Greg discuss the Raptors performance within the last two weeks of play. The guys look at the struggling bench mob, Dwayne Casey's subtle jab toward the Raps, as well as Christians opinion on our playoff rotation. Jumping into the second quarter, the group examines the struggling the Boston Celtics and discuss if their big win over the Warriors has helped them reemerge as an eastern conference contender. On the flip side, we look at the root cause...

Duration:01:01:07

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 62 - All-Star Weekend Recap

2/19/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan and Greg undertake a recap of the NBA all-star weekend. Here the guys give their personal take on the weekend, including their views of the celebrity game, the Rising Stars game, the skills competition and the main event on Sunday. Brandan and Greg then talk about LeBron James' recruitment tactics and Bill Simmons' salty take. Finally, the boys talk about Stephen A Smith's recent comments about Kawhi Leonard and discuss if he has any credibility on matters...

Duration:00:37:31

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 61 - Jack Armstrong interview (Raptors announcer)

2/12/2019
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On this weeks podcast, Brandan, Christian and Greg take a look at the Raptors two big wins over the New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets. We jump back intro trade talk, specifically focusing on the Marc Gasol acquisition, as well as examining the legacy of Jonas Valanciunas as a Toronto Raptor. We jump into the second half of the pod with an exclusive interview with Raptors commentator/analyst Jack Armstrong. Brandan and Christian discuss the teams recent trade for Marc Gasol, Kawhi...

Duration:01:08:01

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 60 - Trade Deadline Shit Show

2/8/2019
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On this week's podcast, Brandan, Christian and Greg chat about the Raptors big wins over the Dallas Mavericks, LA Clippers and the Philadelphia 76ers, before examining critical errors in our losses to the Houston Rockets and the Milwaukee Bucks. The guys then look at potential Raptors related trades, looking at potential roster needs, what type of assets we are willing to unload, discussing the failed Grizzlies trade, as well as the impact of the Malachi Richardson trade. Jumping into the...

Duration:01:05:22

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 59 - New Years Resolution for the Eastern Conference

1/24/2019
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On this weeks episode, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon chat about the Raptors recent wins over the Kings, Grizzlies and Suns, as well as looking at what went wrong against the Nets. The guys also look at the Raptors crunch time lineup, the Kawai Leonard resting strategy, as well as potential trade targets come deadline time. Jumping into general NBA news, the team chats about the return of Demarcus Cousins and how his presence can help propel the Warriors to the consensus championship...

Duration:01:13:28

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 58

1/11/2019
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On this weeks episode, Brandan, Christian, Greg and Jovon chat about the Raptors performance over the holidays. We also discuss what Norman Powell's role will look like coming back from injury, as well as taking a closer look at the teams recent acquisition of former Warrior Patrick McCaw. We also discuss news around the league, starting off with Tom Thibodeau's departure from the Minnesota Timberwolves, the improved play of the San Antonio Spurs, as well as potential feud brewing brewing in...

Duration:01:06:43

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 57

12/20/2018
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On this weeks episode, Brandan and Christian start the conversation off with the Raptors recent road trip, specifically the two losses to Portland and Denver, plus the big win over the Golden State Warriors. The guys move on to discuss the teams recent string of bad luck regarding player injuries, Nick Nurse's comments regarding Kawaii Leonards lack of respect from the Referees, as well as speculating the impact that Norman Powell can have on the rotation upon return from injury. The team...

Duration:00:48:50

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 56

12/11/2018
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On this weeks episode, Brandan and Greg examine the Raptors recent struggles, discussing the two recent losses to the Milwaukee Bucks and the Brooklyn Nets. The guys also discuss Kyle Lowry's recent struggles and speculate if the team should trade for secondary scorer. Greg and Brandan also discuss the growing internal tension in Chicago, the Butler/Embiid beef in Philly and the guys finally finish off our quarter season team-by-team breakdown by discussing the recent performances of the...

Duration:00:32:30

Toronto Basketball Matters Podcast 55

12/4/2018
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On this weeks show, Greg, Christian and Brandan discuss the emergence of the Toronto Raptors as the top team in the NBA and examine the key players impacting our early season success. We then switch our focus toward the alleged Markelle Fultz shoulder injury, before diving into the first half of our quarter season team-by -team breakdown. We finish the show discussing Canada basketballs big win over Brazil - clinching our first spot in the FIBA World Cup in almost a decade - as well as the...

Duration:01:12:56