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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

Get to know the Eastern Conference, Pt. 3: Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls & Philadelphia 76ers

9/23/2022
In Episode 1247, Sean Woodley is joined by three more Locked On hosts covering the Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls and Phildelphia 76ers to conclude this week's tour around the Toronto Raptors' rivals atop the Eastern Conference. Off the top, Sean is joined by Adam Armbrecht (Locked On Nets) to dig into the weirdness of the Nets offseason, and whether their on-paper talent has a chance of translating to actual success with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and Ben Simmons all expected to be on the...

Duration:00:45:06

Get to know the Eastern Conference, Pt. 2: Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers & Boston Celtics

9/21/2022
In Episode 1246, Sean Woodley is joined by the Locked On hosts covering the Washington Wizards, Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics to continue this week's tour around the loaded Eastern Conference. Off the top, Sean is joined by Ed Oliver of Locked On Wizards to dig into the psyche of Wizards fans after this off-season's long-term commitment to Bradley Beal, whether any of the Wizards' recent mid-lottery picks stand a chance to becoming, uhm, sort of good, and to get Ed's predictions for...

Duration:00:50:11

Get to know the Eastern Conference, Pt. 1: Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat & Milwaukee Bucks

9/19/2022
In Episode 1245, Sean Woodley is joined by a trio of local Locked On podcast hosts to preview the seasons of three the Toronto Raptors' Eastern Conference rivals: the Atlanta Hawks, the Miami Heat and the Milwaukee Bucks. Off the top, Sean chats with Brad Rowland of Locked On Hawks about the fit of Trae Young and new addition DeJounte Murray, whether the Hawks can finally fix their long-standing defensive issues, and how young big man Onyeka Okongwu is entwined with the Hawks' future...

Duration:00:44:37

Why Precious Achiuwa is one of the most important Raptors in 2022-23 w/ Samson Folk

9/16/2022
In Episode 1244, Sean Woodley is joined by Samson Folk (Raptors Republic) to preview the season of Toronto Raptors big man Precious Achiuwa and talk about what makes him such an intriguing and important developmental piece for the Raps this season. Off the top, they chat about the late-season progress Achiuwa made last year, particularly in the three-point shooting department, and whether that small sample success is something Achiuwa can carry over to Year 2 with the team. They also examine...

Duration:00:35:51

What to expect from OG Anunoby in 2022-23 w/ Imman Adan

9/15/2022
In Episode 1243, Sean Woodley is joined by Imman Adan (Yahoo Sports Canada, Dishes & Dimes) to chat about Toronto Raptors wing OG Anunoby and what to expect from him in his sixth season for the team. Off the top, they chat about their base expectations for OG this season, and what his ideal role within the Raptors looks like as Scottie Barnes continues to ascend the team's hierarchy. There were plenty of rumours of trade conversations and disgruntlement regarding OG in the summer. How valid...

Duration:00:33:06

Mailbag: What is the Toronto Raptors' biggest weakness going into the season? Plus more!

9/14/2022
In Episode 1242, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer questions about the Toronto Raptors from you, the listeners! Off the top, Sean discusses why the half court offense is definitely the biggest weakness of the team coming into the new season, and whether the team has the capacity to imrpove upon it via internal growth. Next, Sean talks about Malachi Flynn and why he has an outside shot at being the most pleasant surprise on the Raptors this season, partly because the expectations for him are...

Duration:00:37:54

Raptors-Knicks Crossover: Barnes, Barrett, star trades that weren't & more w/ Gavin Schall & Alex Wolfe

9/9/2022
In Episode 1241, Sean Woodley teams up with Gavin Schall and Alex Wolfe (Locked On Knicks) to talk about the Toronto Raptors, the New York Knicks, and some of the key storylines surrounding both teams going into the 2022-23 season. Is Scottie Barnes ready to take off for the Raptors? Will Toronto come to regret not offering Barnes to the Brooklyn Nets in a hypothetical trade for Kevin Durant? And how good can this year's Raptors be? Plus, is RJ Barrett good enough to raise the Knicks'...

Duration:00:48:47

Which Toronto Raptors have the most riding on the 2022-23 season? w/ Katie Heindl

9/8/2022
In Episode 1240, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Basketball Feelings) to talk about the Toronto Raptors players who have the most riding on this coming season. Can OG Anunoby achieve the breakout that's been anticipated for him for years now? Is Fred VanVleet going to be open to adaptation as Scottie Barnes and Pascal Siakam presumably take the reins as the team's primary creators? Is Gary Trent Jr.'s season going to determine his long-term standing within the Raptors...

Duration:00:36:07

What would a successful 2022-23 season look like for the Raptors?

9/7/2022
In Episode 1239, Sean Woodley goes solo to examine what a successful season for the Toronto Raptors might look like in 2022-23, in addition to chatting about why Jordan Clarkson or any other Utah Jazz man doesn't make a ton of sense for the Raptors, despite some rumours suggesting Toronto's interest. First up, Sean talks about the Clarkson rumour from Brett Spiegel of Sports Illustrated and why a Raptors deal for the former sixth man of the year doesn't really make much sense. Next, Sean...

Duration:00:38:26

How does the Donovan Mitchell trade affect the Raptors and the East playoff race? w/ Vivek Jacob

9/2/2022
In Episode 1238, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to chat about the Cleveland Cavaliers acquisition of Donovan Mitchell from the Utah Jazz and what it means for the Toronto Raptors in a loaded Eastern Conference. Off the top, they share their big takeaways on the deal and why it's an obvious win for the Cavs, even if it leaves Cleveland with a very good but wing-deficient roster. Next, Sean and Vivek discuss whether the Cavs have leapfrogged Toronto in the East's hierarchy...

Duration:00:34:08

Mailbag: Gary Trent Jr.'s future, bench questions, jersey retirements & more

8/31/2022
In Episode 1237, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer all sorts of questions about the Toronto Raptors from you, the listeners! Off the top, Sean digs into Gary Trent Jr., why he's unsure about the guard's long-term future with the team beyond 2022-23, and what could happen this season to make him indispensable for the Raptors going forward. Next, Sean addresses a question about how to tell when a player has ascende to true no. 1 status as a player, and talks about why it's probably more likely...

Duration:00:34:12

Kevin Durant watch has ended for the Toronto Raptors; where do they sit in the East now? w/ Vivek Jacob

8/30/2022
In Episode 1236, Sean Woodley and Vivek Jacob discuss the end of the Kevin Durant trade demand and what it means for the Toronto Raptors as they head into a season where the Brooklyn Nets once again look like contenders in the Eastern Conference. Off the top, they chat about whether the Nets should be considered to be among the East's upper tier of teams once again, even with the many questions that still linger for them about Ben Simmons, Kyrie Irving and the overall roster construction....

Duration:00:42:02

Does Pascal Siakam have another leap in him for 2022-23? w/ Vivek Jacob

8/24/2022
In Episode 1235, Sean Woodley and Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) dig into Pascal Siakam's growth as a player, and whether the Toronto Raptors star has another leap to make going into next season. Off the top, they chat about which subtle improvements in his game were most responsible for him levelling up as a player last season, before taking a look at which areas of his game will need to improve the most going into the 2022-23 season if in fact he has another leap to make. Could an improved,...

Duration:00:37:27

Are the Raptors a sleeping giant in the Eastern Conference? Plus more! w/ Katie Heindl

8/23/2022
In Episode 1234, Sean Woodley returns from vacation and is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME) for the first fresh pod in more than three weeks! Recorded just before the news that Kevin Durant will be staying with the Brooklyn Nets, Sean and Katie discuss why they're pretty much over the idea of Durant on the Toronto Raptors -- which works out very well considering the news of the day! Next, they talk about Ben Golliver's piece for the Washington Post on the Raptors being a sleeping giant in the...

Duration:00:36:54

Great Heartbreaks in Raptors History: The Vince trade and his many painful returns w/ Vivek Jacob

8/17/2022
In Episode 1233, Sean Woodley and Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) reflect on the Vince Carter trade from the Toronto Raptors to the New Jersey Nets in the middle of the 2004-05 season, and the many returns Carter made to Toronto in which he destroyed his old team, leaving Sean and Vivek to ask the question: should Raptors fans maybe actually still be mad at Vince? Ultimately, the answer is probably no, because it was a long time ago and the Raptors have since won an NBA Title -- something VC never...

Duration:00:38:44

Great Heartbreaks in Raptors History: Vince misses the buzzer-beater in Game 7 vs. Philly w/ Joseph Casciaro

8/15/2022
In Episode 1232, Sean Woodley is joined by Joseph Casciaro (The Score) to look back at the Toronto Raptors' Game 7 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on a missed Vince Carter buzzer-beater back in 2001, and why it still resonates as one of the great heartbreaks -- and what-ifs -- in Raptors history. Off the top, they discuss the epic series that lead up to the deciding game in Philly, Vince's decision to go to his UNC graduation the day of the game and why it's silly that it still gets held onto...

Duration:00:43:42

Off-Season Toronto Raptors Mega Mailbag Part 3 w/ Katie Heindl

8/12/2022
In Episode 1231, Sean Woodley and Katie Heindl conclude their epic three-part off-season Toronto Raptors mailbag, the contents of which is a total mystery because Sean has very much forgotten them in the time since recording! Enjoy it though. It's definitely very good. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKED15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has...

Duration:00:33:18

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