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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

Raptors sign Chris Boucher, Thad Young & Otto Porter Jr. as Kevin Durant, Deandre Ayton possibilities still loom

7/1/2022
In Episode 1207, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors re-signing forwards Chris Boucher and Thad Young, inking forward Otto Porter Jr. to a two-year contract, and examine whether the possibility still exists for the Raptors to trade for one of Kevin Durant or Deandre Ayton from the Brooklyn Nets or Phoenix Suns. Off the top, Sean talks about the Boucher and Young deals, which weren't terribly surprising but great to see nonetheless, as they should have been the front...

Duration:00:45:04

Mailbag: How would Deandre Ayton fit on the Raptors, pursuing Lonnie Walker & more w/ Katie Heindl

6/30/2022
In Episode 1206, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (Basketball Feelings, DIME) to answer Toronto Raptors-themed mailbag questions on opening day of NBA Free Agency. Off the top, Sean and Katie talk about Deandre Ayton, whether the Raptors -- who have the second best odds of being Ayton's next team in Vegas -- could be a fit for the Phoenix Suns' restricted free agent center, and why it might make more sense for the Raptors to pursue him now than it did when there seemed to be more...

Duration:00:37:30

Free Agency Rumour Round-up: Extension for Fred? Thad back? And much more!

6/29/2022
In Episode 1205, Sean Woodley goes solo to run through all the Toronto Raptors-related rumours flying around ahead of free agency opening up on Thursday, including notes on a possible Fred VanVleet extension, Thad Young's possible returning on a two-year deal and more. Off the top, Sean digs into the report from Bleacher Report's Jake Fischer suggesting the Raptors could be closing in on a 4-year / $110 million extension, and details why that is a no-brainer move for the Raptors to make --...

Duration:00:35:50

Mid-Level Madness, Round 4! Malik Monk, Victor Oladipo & more potential Raptors targets w/ Joe Wolfond

6/28/2022
In Episode 1204, Sean Woodley is joined by Joe Wolfond (The Score, Pound the Rock) to play another round of Toronto Raptors Mid-Level Madness, with a look at whether or not Malik Monk, Victor Oladipo, Patty Mills, Donte DiVincenzo, Nic Batum, Josh Okogie and more pending NBA free agents could be a fit for the Raptors to sign with their mid-level exception of around $10 million. Off the top, Sean and Joe comment briefly on the return of Lucas "Bebe" Nogueira to Canada as he's signed with the...

Duration:00:44:13

Would you trade Scottie Barnes for Kevin Durant? And other KD-to-Toronto trade possibilities w/ Vivek Jacob

6/27/2022
In Episode 1203, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to discuss whether they would trade Scottie Barnes to the Brooklyn Nets for Kevin Durant if they were the Toronto Raptors front office in the event that Kyrie Irving's situation spirals out of control. Off the top, Sean and Vivek dig into why Kevin Durant would make sense for the Raptors, and whether the left over roster in the event of a trade would be an instant championship contender. Next, they tackle the big question:...

Duration:00:46:46

Breaking down the Raptors' selection of Christian Koloko with the 33rd-overall pick in the draft

6/24/2022
In Episode 1202, Sean Woodley talks about the Toronto Raptors selection of seven-foot Arizona center Christian Koloko with the 33rd-overall pick in the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday night, before being joined by Mark Schindler (Basketball News, Tag the Roll) for a scouting report on the newest Raptor. Off the top, Sean details why the quiet overall night for the Raptors, which featured the Koloko selection and no OG Anunoby trade, was just about the ideal outcome Raptors fans should have been...

Duration:00:39:49

More OG Anunoby noise & final throughts before the NBA Draft

6/23/2022
In Episode 1201, Sean Woodley goes solo to address the latest Chris Haynes report suggesting the Portland Trail Blazers are still pursuing Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby with the 7th-overall pick in the NBA Draft as they look to add to their addition of Jerami Grant on Wednesday, before offering some final thoughts on the draft. Off the top, Sean digs into the OG reports and continues to hold firm in his belief that the reports are more noise than anything else. Why would the Raptors...

Duration:00:29:31

Looking at more potential Toronto Raptors options with the 33rd pick w/ Sam Ferris of Locked On NBA Big Board

6/22/2022
In Episode 1200, Sean woodley is joined by Sam Ferris of Locked On NBA Big Board to talk about how the Toronto Raptors should approach their pick at 33rd-overall in tomorrow's NBA Draft, and some specific players who could be available to them once they're on the clock. Off the top, Sean and Sam discuss the general philosophy the Raptors should employ with their second-rounder this year. Should they take a huge swing on a guy oozing with upside but with some major areas of improvement to...

Duration:00:39:12

Mailbag: Draft Philosophy at #33 & does Malachi Flynn have any trade value?

6/21/2022
In Episode 1199, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer a whole bunch of listener questions about the Toronto Raptors with the 2022 NBA Draft and free agency quickly on the way. Off the top, Sean addresses a question about Malachi Flynn, and whether the Raptors might be able to package him with the 33rd pick in the draft to move up into the first round. Couple problems with that idea -- does Flynn have much in terms of trade value around the league at all? And are the Raptors really compelled to...

Duration:00:36:26

The All-Time Toronto Raptors Draft Picks Draft w/ Vivek Jacob

6/20/2022
In Episode 1198, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to conduct a five-round fantasy draft of all the best draft picks the Toronto Raptors have made throughout their history. There are some no-brainers of course, like Pascal Siakam, 27th-overall in 2016 whose gone on to win all sorts of hardware, and Antawn Jamison, who was dealt for Vince Carter on Draft Day. Plus, who doesn't love Scottie Barnes or Chris Bosh? But the thing that happens when you go down the list of Raptors...

Duration:00:44:18

Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022: Picks 1-6 With Rafael Barlowe, Richard Stayman, & Ryan McDonough

6/18/2022
The Ultimate NBA Mock Draft 2022 begins as the Locked On NBA local experts make the pick for their teams. Kainani Stevens is joined by Rafael Barlowe & Richard Stayman from Locked On NBA Big Board to breakdown every pick. Audacy Experts Ryan McDonough, Jimmy Patsos, and more give their analysis along with the Locked On College hosts who covered these players all year. In the first episode, the Orlando Magic make their selection at number one but Rafael disagrees with the selection. The...

Duration:00:43:59

Why the Raptors ain't dealing OG Anunoby to the Blazers w/ Mike Richman of Locked On Blazers

6/17/2022
In Episode 1197, Sean Woodley is joined by Mike Richman (Locked On Blazers) for a crossover episode about OG Anunoby, the trade rumours tying him to the Portland Trail Blazers as they look to retool around Damian Lillard, and why it's unlikely that the Toronto Raptors would look to move the forward, even for a package involving the 7th-overall pick and Josh Hart. Off the top, they detail what makes OG such a good player, and why the Raptors would or would not be compelled to move him this...

Duration:00:41:47

Fred VanVleet's potential extension, adaptability and indispensibility to the Toronto Raptors w/ Katie Heindl

6/16/2022
In Episode 1196, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl to discuss Fred VanVleet, his potential contract extension that could be handed out this summer, and what makes him so essential to what the Raptors are building. Off the top, they dig into the possibility of him receiving either a 3-year / $89 million OR a 4-year / $114 million extension this summer, and why it would be a no-brainer for the Raptors to lock him up for the long haul. Next, they examine some of the fringe criticisms of...

Duration:00:45:09

Mailbag: How can the Raptors improve their offense & who will be #2 in usage in 2022-23?

6/15/2022
In Episode 1195, Sean Woodley goes solo for another off-season Wednesday mailbag episode to answer a handful of interesting Toronto Raptors-related questions. Off the top, Sean examines what the Raptors might be able to do to grease the wheels of their half court offense next season, from unlocking Precious Achiuwa as a vertical role threat, to simply running a little more pick-and-roll, and banking on some internal developement both from Toronto's playmakers and shooters. Next, Sean digs...

Duration:00:34:55

How is the Toronto Raptors' 2019 championship standing the test of time? w/ Vivek Jacob

6/14/2022
In Episode 1194, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to talk about the Toronto Raptors 2019 NBA Championship win and how it is standing up to the test of time in the three years since Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard and friend hoisted the Larry OB. Off the top, Sean and Vivek discuss how any notion that the Raptors won because of good injury luck was dumb at the time, but has evolved to look even dumber in the intervening years as the Lakers and Bucks have both won titles that...

Duration:00:47:24

Who should the Raptors pick 33rd-overall? w/ Rafael Barlowe of Locked On NBA Big Board

6/10/2022
In Episode 1193, Sean Woodley is joined by Rafael Barlowe (Locked On NBA Big Board) to talk about the Toronto Raptors' options with the 33rd-overall pick in this year's NBA Draft on June 23rd. Off the top, Sean chats briefly with Rafael about Scottie Barnes' rookie season, and whether Rafael was surprised by how advanced Barnes was so early in his career (spoiler: pretty surprised!), before talking about the amorphous nature of the middle part of this year's draft class, where a bunch of...

Duration:00:44:51

It's time for a Raptors jersey re-design w/ Katie Heindl

6/9/2022
In Episode 1192, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Basketball Feelings) to talk about the Toronto Raptors current jersey looks and why the team feels like it's in need of a re-design after their most recent rebrand was a pretty big miss. Off the top they dig into the current set of uniforms, why they leave them both wanting more, and whether the Tampa season will forever make this current set of jersey designs tied to bad and cursed feelings. Next, they talk about the elements...

Duration:00:38:52

Mailbag: Do the Raptors even need a center? Is GTJ too pricey to come off the bench? Plus more!

6/8/2022
In Episode 1191, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer a boat load of mailbag questions about the Toronto Raptors. Off the top, Sean examines whether or not Gary Trent Jr. is in fact too expensive to bring him off the bench despite Sean's declared stance that he should be the sixth man going into next season. Next, Sean assembles a starting five of players on the Maple Leafs and Blue Jays, discusses whether or not the Raptors actually need to prioritize the center position at all this summer, and...

Duration:00:37:36

Should the Raptors be in the market for Rudy Gobert or Donovan Mitchell?

6/7/2022
In Episode 1190, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to talk about whether the Toronto Raptors should be in the market for one of Donovan Mitchell or Rudy Gobert if the Utah Jazz intend to trade one or both of them. Off the top, they talk about the philosophy of cashing in your chips for a team in the Raptors position, and whether the ability and fit of Gobert or Mitchell are good enough to move on from important core pieces to land. Plus, who is even the more preferable...

Duration:00:41:13

Mid-Level Madness! JaVale McGee, Mo Bamba, Bryn Forbes, Gary Harris & Taurean Prince

6/2/2022
In Episode 1189, Sean Woodley brings back last week's smash hit "Mid-Level Madness" format to discuss some more potential Toronto Raptors free agency targets with their $10.3 million mid-level exception, chosen of course by the powers of the bedazzled hat containing a whole bunch of names. Off the top, Sean talks about one of his personal favourite mid-level targets, Phoenix Suns center and mercenary backup for all sorts of recent contenders, JaVale McGree. Frankly, if you don't want McGee...

Duration:00:41:57