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Sean Woodley and an array of guests lead you through the season with a daily podcast on the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors. Game recaps, opponent check-ins, obscure Raptors history, laughs, feelings, and weekly appearances by Katie Heindl (Dime) and Vivek Jacob (Complex) — you'll find it all on the Locked On Raptors Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

Sean Woodley and an array of guests lead you through the season with a daily podcast on the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors. Game recaps, opponent check-ins, obscure Raptors history, laughs, feelings, and weekly appearances by Katie Heindl (Dime) and Vivek Jacob (Complex) — you'll find it all on the Locked On Raptors Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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Sean Woodley and an array of guests lead you through the season with a daily podcast on the 2019 NBA Champion Toronto Raptors. Game recaps, opponent check-ins, obscure Raptors history, laughs, feelings, and weekly appearances by Katie Heindl (Dime) and Vivek Jacob (Complex) — you'll find it all on the Locked On Raptors Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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English


Episodes

Locked On Raptors 2021-22 Over/Under & Props Spectacular: The Finale w/ Vivek Jacob & Sahal Abdi

5/25/2022
In Episode 1183, Sean Woodley is joined by his pals Vivek Jacob and Sahal Abdi to bring the podcast's 5th Annual Toronto Raptors Over/Under & Props Spectacular to a close with a final tally now that all the NBA's awards have been handed out. Off the top, Sean, Vivek and Sahal take some time to talk about Pascal Siakam's Third-Team All-NBA selection and remark upon and why Spicy P's season was so darn fun to watch, while also handing out points for some of the individual statistical...

Duration:00:48:07

Locked On Raptors 2021-22 Trivia Smackdown w/ Freddie Rivas & Cathryn Naiker

5/24/2022
In Episode 1182, Sean Woodley is joined by Cathryn Naiker (Buckets & Tea) and Freddie Rivas (Confederacy of Dunks) to an ultimate 2021-22 Toronto Raptors trivia smackdown! Join us as Sean puts on his game show host hat and guides Cathryn and Freddie through a three-part quiz on the Toronto Raptors season. First off, Sean runs through some ho-hum trivia questions about the season in a segment called TriSvial Pursuit. See the questions below and play along! Next, Sean runs through random...

Duration:00:49:27

What does the ideal Toronto Raptors off-season look like?

5/20/2022
In Episode 1182, Sean Woodley goes solo to tee up the Toronto Raptors off-season and break down what the ideal moves for the team might look like. Off the top, Sean digs into what resources the Raptors actually have to work with going into the summer. They don't have any cap space at all, but they do have the Mid Level Exception to work with, and the Bird Rights of Chris Boucher, Thad Young and Yuta Watanabe to help with bringing back their own pending unrestricted free agents. Will the...

Duration:00:35:51

Mailbag: Ideal Raptors free agent or trade targets, leaning into centre-less ball & The Muppets?

5/19/2022
In Episode 1181, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer your Toronto Raptors-related questions as the off-season trudges on. Questions answered on today's show include: what will the Raptors' opening day starting five look like with an absence of franchise-altering moves seemingly on the table this summer? What if the Raptors had a version of the Blue Jays home run jacket; what would it be for and who would wear it the most often? Will the Raptors continue to lean into life without a traditional...

Duration:00:35:42

Season in Review: Dalano Banton's upside, Yuta Watanabe's future & Svi Mykhailiuk's struggles w/ Vivek Jacob

5/18/2022
In Episode 1180, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to break down the seasons of the Toronto Raptors deep bench trio of Dalano Banton, Yuta Watanabe and Svi Mykhailiuk. Off the top, they dig into Banton's hot start to the season and the way he petered out as opposing teams started to get the book on him. What does Banton need to do to become more than just a change of pace, niche player? And how could Pascal Siakam's first couple seasons be a bit of a blueprint for Banton as...

Duration:00:40:41

Season in Review: Are Thad Young, Malachi Flynn & Khem Birch long-term bench pieces for the Raptors?

5/17/2022
In Episode 1179, Sean Woodley goes solo to continue his player review series with a look at the seasons of Thad Young, Malachi Flynn and Khem Birch with the Toronto Raptors, and examine their futures with the team. Off the top, Sean digs in to Thad, who seems to check all the boxes the Raptors tend to look for in a player, but due to an abbreviated and disjointed run with the team to close the season, never really got to get up to full steam with Toronto. Should the Raptors look to bring him...

Duration:00:38:11

Season in Review: It's time to let Gary Trent Jr. live out his Sixth Man destiny

5/13/2022
In Episode 1178, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the 2021-22 season that was for Toronto Raptors guard Gary Trent Jr. Off the top, Sean digs into what makes Trent such a delight to watch. He's a true embodiment of the gunner's spirit, the type of guy who makes the 82-game grind a lot more fun to watch, and who can swing an important game with a well-time heater with the best of them. More importantly, he was vital to the Raptors' offense in their best and worst moments all season long....

Duration:00:40:47

Season in Review: Precious Achiuwa had a meteoric rise this season; should he start next season? w/ Samson Folk

5/12/2022
In Episode 1177, Sean Woodley is joined by Samson Folk (Raptors Republic) to review the season of Toronto Raptors forward and the jewell of the Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade, Precious Achiuwa. Off the top, Sean and Samson dig into their biggest positive takeaways from Achiuwa's first season in Toronto. While he may not be the best overall defender on the Raptors just yet, he certainly is capable of the highest highs, and he just might be the guy who unlocks Vision 6'9 as a viable team building...

Duration:00:41:40

Season in Review: Fred VanVleet was an All-Star in 2021-22; does he have more to give? w/ Crina Mustafa

5/11/2022
In Episode 1176, Sean Woodley is joined by Crina Mustafa (The Parleh) to review the 2021-22 season of Toronto Raptors All-Star point guard Fred VanVleet. Off the top, they dig into VanVleet ascension to All-Star status, and the improvements in his mid-range, at-the-rim and overall floor game that helped get him there as the clear best player on the Raptors during the early parts of the season. Next, Sean and Crina discuss the nagging knee and hip injuries that kept Fred from being anywhere...

Duration:00:41:16

Season in Review: OG Anunoby revealed his importance to the Raptors this season, injuries be damned w/ Katie Heindl

5/10/2022
In Episode 1175, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Basketball Feelings) to dig into the season that was for Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby. Off the top, Sean and Katie dig into their biggest positive takeaways from OG Anunoby's injury-interupted 2021-22 season, including the crystalization of his role as the ultimate glue guy for this Raptors team, the type of player every team that has designs on winning big absolutely needs to have. Next, Sean and Katie discuss the elephant...

Duration:00:40:48

Season in Review: Pascal Siakam left no doubt about his game in 2021-22 w/ Vivek Jacob

5/9/2022
In Episode 1174, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to review the season that was for Toronto Raptors star forward and possible All-NBA selection Pascal Siakam. Off the top, they dig into their biggest takeaways from Siakam's outstanding year. Siakam found joy once again this season, and carried it throughout the whole season, cementing himself as a clear piece of the Raptors' core alongside Scottie Barnes going forward. They also tackle the question: is Siakam already a...

Duration:00:43:12

Season in Review: Chris Boucher became a winning player in 2021-22; can the Raptors afford to lose him?

5/6/2022
In Episode 1173, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the season that was for Toronto Raptors forward Chris Boucher. Off the top, Sean digs into how Boucher transformed his game this season, going from becoming a guy with good stats but without much on-court impact on winning, into a truly positive force on both ends of the floor in a reserve role. Sean talks about how Boucher leaned into offensive rebounding, cutting, and a more fine tuned approach to defense to make him an obvious priority...

Duration:00:42:14

Season in Review: Scottie Barnes is on the road to a unique brand of stardom

5/5/2022
In Episode 1172, Sean Woodley goes solo to review the season of Toronto Raptors star rookie Scottie Barnes. Off the top, Sean discusses his biggest positive takeaway from Barnes' Rookie of the Year-winning campaign, which is simply that he's clearly on the road to stardom, and a type of stardom that doesn't really have a close comparable. Don't put Scottie in the corner, because as he showed in his first season, he can wear all sorts of hats and wear them fiercely. Next, Sean takes a look at...

Duration:00:44:58

Masai Ujiri Speaks on Raptors practicing patience, Nick Nurse's status & Pascal Siakam

5/4/2022
In Episode 1171, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the season-ending press conference by Toronto Raptors vice chairman Masai Ujiri. Off the top, Sean details why the degree to which Masai preached the importance of patience in the building of the team should be music to fans' ears, considering that it suggests the Raptors will not skip steps as they look to straddle the line between winning and development. Sean then digs into an interesting question asked by Raptors sideline reporter Amy...

Duration:00:36:03

Season in Review: Big picture storylines coming out of the 2021-22 season w/ Vivek Jacob

5/3/2022
In Episode 1170, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to kick off this year's Season In Review series of episodes with a look at the big picture takeaways from a successful 2021-22 Toronto Raptors season. Off the top, they dig into the biggest positive takeaways from the season that was, including the realization that Vision 6'9 seems like a viable team-building model, even if some tinkering probably needs to be done with the roster to ensure the Raptors have more than one...

Duration:00:46:46

Raptors vs. Sixers, Game 6 Live Recap: James Harden turns back the clock to end thrilling Raptors season

4/29/2022
In Episode 1169, Sean Woodley goes solo from Scotiabank Arena following the Toronto Raptors' Game 6 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 6 of their first round NBA playoff series. Off the top, Sean digs into how James Harden's excellent performance forced the Raptors to alter their game plan, and ultimately led to Toronto losing the formula that saw the Raptors take control of the series between Games 3 and 5. The Raptors also badly missed Fred VanVleet and his two-man game with Pascal...

Duration:00:50:02

Can the Sixers wrest control of the series back from the Raptors in Game 6? w/ Jackson Frank

4/28/2022
In Episode 1168, Sean Woodley is joined by Jackson Frank (Liberty Ballers, Basketall News) to talk about the Sixers have of the first round NBA playoff series between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers. Off the top they chat about the ways in which the Sixers lost the plot after Game 1 and 2, and whether their early series control of the transition and offensive rebounding departments is something they can rediscover in Game 6 on Thursday. Next, they chat about Joel Embiid's thumb...

Duration:00:43:25

Raptors-Sixers Mailbag: Biggest in-series adjustments, Fred VanVleet's status & is Pascal Siakam playoff-proof?

4/27/2022
In Episode 1167, Sean Woodley goes solo to field a bunch of listener questions about the Toronto Raptors' first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. Off the top, Sean digs into whether the two off days will benefit the Raptors, or if the Sixers might stand to gain more of an advantage as it gives Joel Embiid another day to rest his injured thumb. Next, Sean discusses which player or adjustment has most altered the series, with the decision to dare James Harden to score...

Duration:00:35:05

Raptors vs. Sixers, Game 5 Recap: Superstar Siakam, rise of Vision 6'9 power Raptors to 103-88 win w/ Jamar Hinds

4/26/2022
In Episode 1166, Sean Woodley is joined by Jamar Hinds (Raptors Republic) to break down the Toronto Raptors' 103-88 win over the Phialdelphia 76ers in Game 5 of their first round series to bring the series to 3-2 heading back to Scotiabank Arena on Thursday. Off the top, they dive into the play of Pascal Siakam, whose 23-point, 10-rebound, 7-assist effort on 10/17 shooting was a prime example of the game control he's exhibited all season long. Plus, some thoughts on the secondary creation of...

Duration:00:48:37

Can the Raptors win Game 5 against the Sixers without Fred VanVleet? w/ Vivek Jacob

4/25/2022
In Episode 1165, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to preview Game 5 of the Toronto Raptors first round playoff series against the Philadelphia 76ers. Off the top, Sean and Vivek discuss Fred VanVleet, who is questionable to play on Monday, and whether the Raptors can win Game 5 if he's unavailable. Is there a chance the Raptors might be more equipped to survive against the Sixers without Fred than they would be against most other opponents? And can Pascal Siakam and Gary...

Duration:00:46:32