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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

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

Raptors vs. Sixers, LIVE Game 4 Recap: Siakam bounces back, the Rookie of the Year returns & the Raptors force Game 5

4/23/2022
In Episode 1164, Sean Woodley goes solo LIVE from Scotiabank Arena following the Toronto Raptors' 110-102 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 4 of their first round series on Saturday afternoon. Off the top, Sean digs into Pascal Siakam's masterful bounceback performance, which he finished with a line of 34-8-5 on 10/19 shooting and a whopping 13/15 from the free throw line. Plus, some thoughts on the injury to Fred VanVleet and why the Raptors might be able to navigate his absence if...

Duration:00:42:19

So, what have we learned about the Toronto Raptors this year? w/ Rohan Nadkarni of SI.com

4/22/2022
In Episode 1163, Sean Woodley is joined by Rohan Nadkarni (SI.com, Open Floor) to talk about what we've learned about the Toronto Raptors over the course of the 2021-22 season, and in their three playoff losses to the Philadelphia 76ers. Off the top, Sean picks Rohan's brain on the Raptors' team building concept and whether it seems like a viable way for the Raptors to play going forward. Do they need to find a center for matchups like the one with Joel Embiid? Is that even a problem for the...

Duration:00:40:12

Raptors vs. Sixers, LIVE Game 3 Recap: Joel Embiid sends Raptors down 3-0 as Pascal Siakam & Fred VanVleet struggle

4/21/2022
In Episode 1162, Sean Woodley goes solo live from Scotiabank Arena moments after the Toronto Raptors lost a heartbreaker to Joel Embiid's Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 of their first round playoff series. Off the top, Sean digs into the inevitabiltiy that comes with a star player as great as Embiid, the breakdown on the final defensive possession, and how that miscue undercut what was a really excellent defensive performance by the Raptors from start to finish, as they forced 22 turnovers and...

Duration:00:47:40

Raptors vs Sixers, Game 2 Recap: Shorthanded Raps fall down 0-2, is there any hope for a turnaround?

4/19/2022
In Episode 1161, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' 112-97 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 2 of their first round NBA playoff series on Monday night. Off the top, Sean digs into how the Raptors' shorthandedness in Game 2 bled into all the other areas of the game, leaving them unable to keep pace for 48 minutes despite a promising start and a torrid first quarter from Fred VanVleet. Next, Sean examines some of the positives from the game, including the turnovers...

Duration:00:41:17

Raptors vs. Sixers, Game 1 Recap: Defensive miscues, Scottie Barnes' arrivial & departure & Game 2 adjustments w/ Vivek Jacob

4/17/2022
In Episode 1160, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to break down the Toronto Raptors' Game 1 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers in their first round playoff series. Off the top, they dig into the ways in which the Raptors lost their defensive identity in Game 1, how they dealt with Joel Embiid, the explosions of Tyrese Maxey and Tobias Harris, and whether there's anything the Raptors can change up with regards to how they cover James Harden in Game 2 and beyond. Next, Sean and...

Duration:00:48:14

Playoff Mailbag: Raptors-Sixers feelings, rotation questions & Precious Achiuwa's importance w/ Katie Heindl

4/16/2022
In Episode 1159, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl to answer a bunch of listener questions ahead of the Toronto Raptors' first round series with the Philadelphia 76ers. Off the top they answer the simple question: how are you feeling? They dig into why they are in fact feeling pretty good about the lack of pressure, and the potential for the Raptors to pull off an upset being more than just a pipe dream. In addition, they examine whether or not this series could have any outcome that...

Duration:00:39:17