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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

Off-Season Toronto Raptors Mega Mailbag Part 2. w/ Katie Heindl

8/10/2022
In Episode 1230, Sean Woodley and Katie Heindl continue to run through the many listener questions sent in for a Toronto Raptors mega off-season maibag in part two of three. Once again, Sean can't quite remember all the way back to when this was recording, but it's safe to say your favs like Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby and Gary Trent Jr. come up at some point, and if not, there's plenty of good stuff inside anyway! Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar...

Duration:00:35:58

Off-Season Toronto Raptors Mega Mailbag Part 1. w/ Katie Heindl

8/8/2022
In Episode 1229, Sean Woodley and Katie Heindl answer the first set of Toronto Raptors-themed listener questions in a three-part mega mailbag. It's all sorts of fun, although because it was recorded so long ago and Sean's memory is not so awesome, the contents of each of the three parts will be a surprise! Oooooh. Scottie Barnes, Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, OG Anunoby, Precious Achiuwa, Gary Trent Jr., Kevin Durant, and other players with less search enging value than those guys will...

Duration:00:31:10

Great Heartbreaks in Raptors History: Game 1 vs. Cleveland in 2018 w/ Freddie Rivas

8/5/2022
In Episode 1228, Sean Woodley and Freddie Rivas (Confederacy of Dunks) look back at the Toronto Raptors Game 1 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 Eastern Conference Semi Finals. Sean and Freddie look back at the anticipation ahead of that series, and all the reasons why it seemed like the Raptors had to juice to pull off a long-awaited series win against LeBron James, as that Cavs team simply wasn't all that good, and had just barely scraped by the Pacers in the first round in seven...

Duration:00:36:44

Great Heartbreaks in Raptors History: Game 7 vs. Boston in the Bubble w/ Amit Mann

8/3/2022
In Episode 1227, Sean Woodley and Amit Mann (Yahoo! Sports Canada) reflect on the Toronto Raptors' Game 7 loss to the Boston Celtics back in 2020 Disney Bubble. They break down how incredible the 2019-20 team was, and what a shame it was that what seemed like a team of destiny had their year derailed by the COVID lockdown and league shutdown. They also dig into the elements of Game 7 that stand out most in their minds, including Norman Powell's many final-minute miscues, the Jayson Tatum...

Duration:00:42:56

Great Heartbreaks in Raptors History: The day DeMar got traded w/ Oren Weisfeld

8/2/2022
In Episode 1226, Sean Woodley by Oren Weisfeld (Complex) to kick off a series of shows set to drop while he's away on vacation with a look at the first of five great heartbreaks in Toronto Raptors history that'll be discussed in the coming weeks: the day DeMar DeRozan was traded for Kawhi Leonard. Oren details while the trade of DeRozan hit him so hard when it first happened, as well as how long it took for him to fully buy into the Leonard trade. Plus, they look back at DeRozan's emotional...

Duration:00:39:41

Biggest concerns ahead of the 2022-23 Toronto Raptors season w/ Jamar Hinds

7/28/2022
In Episode 1225, Sean Woodley is joined by Jamar Hinds (Raptors Republic) to discuss their biggest concerns about the Toronto Raptors heading into the 2022-23 NBA season. Off the top, they chat about the complicated dynamics at play on a team with six core pieces, five of whom are going to be on the search for plenty of offensive touches, and whether the challenge of dispersing those touches in a way that keeps everyone happy could be a risk to the overall vibes of the team. In particular,...

Duration:00:38:24

Power Ranking the Toronto Raptors' training camp roster

7/27/2022
In Episode 1224, Sean Woodley goes solo to react to the signing of Juancho Hernangomez aka Bo Cruz to power rank the 20 players the Raptors are now projected to bring to training camp in September. Off the top, Sean ranks the six core players on the team: Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, Scottie Barnes, OG Anunoby, Precious Achiuwa and Gary Trent Jr. Next, Sean digs into the surefire bench rotation pieces that should round out a very sound nine-man rotation: Chris Boucher, Otto Porter Jr. and...

Duration:00:35:52

The three things we're most excited watch during the 2022-23 Toronto Raptors season w/ Freddie Rivas

7/26/2022
In Episode 1223, Sean Woodley is joined by Freddie Rivas (The Pick-up, Confederacy of Dunks) to discuss three things they're each excited to watch once the 2022-23 Toronto Raptors hit the floor in the fall. Off the top, Freddie digs into why he's so thrilled to watch the Raptors core pieces finally play together for more than just short bursts of time, after the starting five managed to play just 21 games together over the whole of 2021-22. Meanwhile, Sean is excited to watch another season...

Duration:00:43:27

Has the Toronto Raptors offseason been a success so far? w/ Amit Mann

7/25/2022
In Episode 1222, Sean Woodley is joined by Amit Mann (Yahoo! Sports Canada) to discuss the Toronto Raptors offseason to date and whether they'd deem it a success, even if they don't pull off a trade for Kevin Durant. Off the top they dig into why the addition of Otto Porter Jr. was such a perfect move for this team considering their playing style and need for shooting. Next, they dig into the Fred VanVleet extension situation, how the lack of an extension despite previous reporting is...

Duration:00:35:05

The latest on Kevin Durant, the Toronto Raptors and the NBA's trade market w/ Jake Fischer

7/22/2022
In Episode 1221, Sean Woodey is joined by Jake Fischer (Bleacher Report, Please Don't Aggregate This, Built to Lose) to discuss the latest in the Kevin Durant trade saga and where the Toronto Raptors are sitting as KD's request to be dealt from the Brooklyn Nets lingers on. Off the top, they discuss the stalemate that seems to be forming between Durant, the Nets, and the rest of the league as Brooklyn waits for a team to meet their sky high asking price to part with the former MVP. Where do...

Duration:00:28:46

Breaking down the state of the Eastern Conference w/ John Karalis

7/21/2022
In Episode 1220, Sean Woodley is joined by Locked On Celtics host John Karalis to discuss the state of the Eastern Conference after most of the off-season maneuvering has been completed (minus the impending Kevin Durant and Donovan Mitchell trades) and try to sort out where the Toronto Raptors fit into the hierarchy of the conference the Boston Celtics won last season. Off the top, they talk about the contender class. Are the Celtics the obvious favourites? Or did the Philadelphia 76ers...

Duration:00:47:07

Mailbag: Which players do the Raptors need to see leaps from next season? Plus, fun with weird lineups & more.

7/20/2022
In Episode 1219, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer some listener questions about the Toronto Raptors and what things could look like for them in the upcoming 2022-23 season. Off the top, Sean digs into a great question about the players the Raptors should be expecting leaps from next season, and in particular two guys whose leaps are going to be essential if the team wants to continue its upward trajectory: Scottie Barnes, and Precious Achiuwa. Next, Sean tackles a question about a...

Duration:00:32:32

Mailbag: Should the Raptors circle back on Myles Turner? Plus, how will next year's minutes get dispered & more.

7/19/2022
In Episode 1218, Sean Woodley goes solo to field some mailbag questions about the Toronto Raptors past, present and future. Off the top, Sean examines with Myles Turner of the Indiana Pacers is someone the team should circle back on now that the off-season has cooled down. Could he be the center the Raptors have purportedly being poking around for? Or is he a little too far below the level of Deandre Ayton and Rudy Gobert to be worth the investment? Are the Raptors better off just rolling...

Duration:00:34:03

Final Summer League Thoughts, Malachi Flynn's 73-point game & Donovan Mitchell's fit on the Raptors w/ Vivek Jacob

7/18/2022
In Episode 1217, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to react to the Toronto Raptors' final Vegas Summer League game, discuss Malachi Flynn's 73-point game in a Pro-Am over the weekend and whether he has a role on next year's Raptors, and discuss the idea of Donovan Mitchell on the Raptors. Off the top, Sean and Big V give their final assessments of a 4-1 Summer League run for the Raptors, which they don't think changed the big picture of the Raptors all that much. Christian...

Duration:00:39:20

Raptors sign Justin Champagnie & biggest Summer League takeaways w/ Katie Heindl

7/14/2022
In Episode 1216, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Yahoo Sports Canada) to talk about the Toronto Raptors signing forward Justin Champagnie to a two-year contract, and dig into her biggest takeaways after a week on the ground in Vegas covering the Raptors. Off the top, they react to the Champagnie signing, and dig into why they think he stands a great chance of landing a rotation job at some point next season thanks to his inherent Raptorsiness. Next, they dig into Katie's...

Duration:00:35:24

Dalano Banton's future is coming into view & why the Raptors should stay out of the Donovan Mitchell business

7/13/2022
In Episode 1215, Sean Woodley goes solo to react to the Toronto Raptors second Summer League game -- a 93-83 loss to the Chicago Bulls -- before examining the rumours that Donovan Mitchell could be on his way out of Utah for the right price, and why the Raptors should not be the team to pay it. Off the top, Sean discusses Dalano Banton's 18-point, five-assist effort and why his future role with the Raptors is finally starting to come into view. Next, Sean offers thoughts on Christian...

Duration:00:29:52

What would a Deandre Ayton deal with Indy mean for the Raptors' Kevin Durant pursuit?

7/12/2022
In Episode 1214, Sean Woodley goes solo to talk about what a Deandre Ayton deal with the Indiana Pacers would mean for the Toronto Raptors pursuit of a Kevin Durant trade, and why would it be a good development for those hoping the Raptors can land the former MVP. Sean digs into why it would leave the Raptors in a clear position of power in the Durant sweepstakes, taking away one of the prime avenues by which the Suns could land Durant, and leaving Toronto with the best offer likely to be on...

Duration:00:36:58

Summer League Opener thoughts on Christian Koloko, DJ Wilson, Dalano Banton & more w/ Vivek Jacob

7/11/2022
In Episode 1213, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob to recap the Toronto Raptors' 97-77 win over the Philadelphia 76ers in their first taste of Las Vegas Summer League action on Saturday. Off the top, they share their biggest takeaways following Christian Koloko's debut with the team, in which he scored 12 points while also collecting three steals and three blocks. His offense has a long way to come along, but his mobility was a real stand-out. Next, they discuss the Raptors signing DJ...

Duration:00:38:17

The All-Kevin Durant Mailbag Show

7/8/2022
In Episode 1212, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer a bucket full of a mailbag questions about Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant and the Toronto Raptors' reported pursuit if the two-time Finals MVP. Off the top, Sean digs into the potential concerns about Durant looking to ask out of Toronto before the 4 years on his contract are up, and whether a verbal commitment from KD to stick around for the life of his contract would change the calculus on what the Raptors should be willing to part with....

Duration:00:31:51

Imagining a Raptors-Nets Kevin Durant trade negotiation w/ Adam Armbrecht of Locked On Nets

7/7/2022
In Episode 1211, Sean Woodley is joined by Adam Armbrecht (Locked On Nets) for a Locked On crossover episode to discuss the state of the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets franchises as they theoretically dive into Kevin Durant trade talks. Off the top, Adam grills Sean on where the Raptors are positioned in a KD negotiation, and whether there is any world in which the Raptors would part with Scottie Barnes to get a KD deal done. Unforunately for Nets fans, that seems super unlikely at the...

Duration:00:51:01