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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

Key takeaways from a 1-1 Raptors weekend against the Nets and Magic

12/5/2022
In Episode 1294, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' 1-1 weekend that featured a tough loss to the Brooklyn Nets that featured a miserable 41-17 first quarter deficit, and get well win against the very bad Orlando Magic. Off the top, Sean digs into why a lack of continuity has really felt to blame for the Raptors' recent duds against good New Orleans Pelicans and Nets teams, and why things began to look up in that department in the back part of the Brooklyn game,...

Duration:00:32:41

One Gotta Go: A Toronto Raptors Parlour Game w/ Vivek Jacob

12/2/2022
In Episode 1293, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to play a new classic Locked On Raptors Parlour Game: One Gotta Go, Toronto Raptors edition. The concept is simple! Sean lays out a question with three options to choose from, and he and Vivek must choose the worst of the bunch, aka which one gotta go! Raptors fifth options to close games, one gotta go: Gary Trent Jr., Thad Young OR Chris Boucher? Raptors back-end rotation options, one gotta go: Christian Koloko, Khem Birch...

Duration:00:38:24

Grades & superlatives for the 10 games Pascal Siakam missed with injury w/ Jamar Hinds

11/30/2022
In Episosde 1292, Sean Woodley and Jamar Hinds (Raptors Republic) put a bow on the 10 games the Torotnto Raptors played without their superstar Pascal Siakam, and hand out some awards and superlatives to the Raptors who did in fact contribute to the Raptors' 5-5 stretch without their All-NBA player. Off the top, they grade the team's overall performance in the 10 games without Siakam, as they used grime, math chicanery and some strong efforts from O.G. Anunoby, Thad Young and more to scrape...

Duration:00:36:17

Pascal Siakam returns, O.G. Anunoby's defense steals the show as Raptors beat Cavs

11/28/2022
In Episode 1291, Sean Woodley breaks down the Toronto Raptors' 100-88 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers as Pascal Siakam (groin) and Scottie Barnes (knee) both returned the floor for the home side. Off the top, Sean digs into why despite an impressive Siakam return, it was O.G. Anunoby who was the real stand out for the Raptors, putting on a clinic on the defensive end while pouring in an efficient 20 points to lead all scorers. Next, Sean does dive into Siakam's 18-point, 11-rebound,...

Duration:00:36:16

Anunoby, defense on Dončić & possession-gaming earn Raptors a narrow win over Dallas

11/28/2022
In Episode 1290, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' gutsy 105-100 win over Luka Dončić and the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night. Off the top, Sean digs into how the Raptors stay convicted in their approach to guarding the Mavs' superstar, and how in spite of O.G. Anunoby's brilliance on both ends of the floor, this game was really won with the back-end rotations of Fred VanVleet, Thad Young, Chris Boucher and Juancho Hernangomez. Next, Sean examines the growing...

Duration:00:34:55

Shorthanded Raptors fall to Nets as the wait for a healthy roster continues

11/25/2022
In Episode 1289, Sean Woodley breaks down the Toronto Raptors' 112-98 loss to the Brooklyn Nets in which they were without Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, Scottie Barnes and four other roster players. Off the top, Sean details the Good (O.G. Anunoby levelling up on drives), the Bad (the complete lack of meaning from any of these injury-ridden games) and the Hmm (Juancho Hernangomez making a play for rotation minutes) from the game against Brooklyn before moving on from that game never to speak...

Duration:00:31:31

Examining Gary Trent Jr.'s struggles & future in Toronto after Nick Nurse dishes some tough love w/ Katie Heindl

11/23/2022
In Episode 1288, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Basketball Feelings) to discuss Nick Nurse's comments on Tuesday about Gary Trent Jr.'s defensive struggles this season before examining Trent's long-term outlook with the Toronto Raptors. Off the top, they chat about Nurse once again busting out his tough love approach to Trent as he gets set to return to the lineup against the Brooklyn Nets. Overall, seems pretty par for the course, and based on Trent's struggles on both ends...

Duration:00:45:48

What have we learned about Anunoby & Barnes with Pascal Siakam sidelines? w/ James Herbert

11/22/2022
In Episode 1287, Sean Woodley is joined by James Herbert (CBS Sports) to talk about what we've learned about Toronto Raptors wings O.G. Anunoby and Scottie Barnes while Pascal Siakam has been sidelines, as well as how the Raptors are thriving as a team of extremes. Off the top (2:00), Sean and James chat about Anunoby, how Siakam's time out of the lineup has clarified what his ideal role on the team should be, and whether the DPOY hype is legit. Next (11:45), they talk about Barnes, whose...

Duration:00:46:19

Plenty of silver linings from a heartbreaking Raptors loss to the Hawks / Vivek Jacob

11/21/2022
In Episode 1286, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (CTV, Raptors.com) to break down the Toronto Raptors' thrilling but crushing 124-122 overtime loss to Trae Young and the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday with six of their ten best players on the sidelines. Off the top, Sean and Vivek dig into why this was a loss worth feeling pretty good about, despite the disappointing final play that saw AJ Griffin win the game at the death. Next, they examine the play of Christian Koloko and Malachi Flynn,...

Duration:00:47:03

Mailbag: Is Anunoby or Siakam the more likely All-Star? Is the SGA dream dead? Plus more of your questions!

11/18/2022
In Episode 1285, Sean Woodley goes solo to answer listener questions about a host of Toronto Raptors topics, including which Raptors is most likely to get a hard All-Star push, and which star guards might be the next ideal Raptors trade targets now that Shai Gilgeous-Alexander looks to be absolutely untouchable in OKC. Off the top, Sean digs into why Pascal Siakam despite his time missed, is still far more likely to make the All-Star team than O.G. Anunoby, even if Anunoby will probably be...

Duration:00:36:00

O.G. Anunoby looks as good as ever, 21-0 run powers Raptors to 112-104 win vs. Heat w/ Jamar Hinds

11/17/2022
In Episode 1284, Sean Woodley is joined by Jamar Hinds (Raptors Republic) to chat about the Toronto Raptors' 112-104 win over Kyle Lowry and the Miami Heat that featured one of the best performances of O.G. Anunoby's career and a 21-0 third quarter run that turned the tide in the Raptors' favour. Off the top, Sean and Jamar examine the two-way brilliance of Anunoby, who put up 32 points, 10 boards, 3 assists and a block on 13/18 shooting while contributing to one of the most disciplined...

Duration:00:43:48

Is O.G. Anunoby simply a star player now? Plus Scottie's slump & more w/ Katie Heindl

11/16/2022
In Episode 1283, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME, Basketball Feelings) for another @Wtevs Wednesday to discuss O.G. Anunoby's unorthodox breakout, the conversation around Scottie Barnes' troubling last week, and the exciting play of Malachi Flynn and Dalano Banton while the team is missing some key players to injury. Off the top, they chat about O.G.'s incredible start, and why what he's done so far, while not in line with more traditional star turns, very much constitutes a...

Duration:00:41:25

Dalano Banton, Chris Boucher, Malachi Flynn help lead shorthanded Raptors past Pistons

11/15/2022
In Episode 1282, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' 115-11 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night, as Dalano Banton poured in a career-high 27 points. Off the top, Sean digs into Banton's excellent night, Malachi Flynn's rock solid performance off the bench, and the one silver lining of the Raptors being without Pascal Siakam, Fred VanVleet, Gary Trent Jr. and Precious Achiuwa: meaningful reps for guys who could in theory be rotation pieces as the season...

Duration:00:35:55

Toronto Raptors fall flat vs. OKC and Indiana; is there cause for concern with Scottie Barnes? w/ Vivek Jacob

11/14/2022
In Episode 1281, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com, CTV) to dig into an 0-2 weekend for the Toronto Raptors that featured a disastrous loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder, a late collapse against the Indiana Pacers, and some more uneven play by Scottie Barnes to close out a rough week for the defending Rookie of the Year. Off the top, Sean and Vivek dig into the Raptors' waxing and waning effort , whether it's a big picture concern, and whether all of the Raptors' problems can...

Duration:00:43:48

Precious Achiuwa out indefintiely with ankle injury & previewing the Pacers w / Tony East

11/11/2022
In Episode 1280, Sean Woodley opens up by discussing the updated injury status of Toronto Raptors big man Precious Achiuwa, who is out indefinitely with partial tears of ligaments in his ankle, and handing out the Dude of the Week to O.G. Anunoby before a chat with Tony East of Locked On Pacers about the surprisingly fun and spunky Indiana Pacers. Off the top, Sean digs into Achiuwa's injury, what medical professionals suggest is the average timeline for the injury he sustained on Wednesday...

Duration:00:39:27

Anunoby & VanVleet star in 116-109 win vs. Rockets; Young-Porter duo helps big time

11/10/2022
In Episode 1279, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' 116-109 win over the Houston Rockets on Wednesday night, in which O.G. Anunoby and Fred VanVleet were bloody awesome. Off the top, Sean talks about how Anunoby and VanVleet are doing some good work to prove that they can be the 3rd and 4th options on a very good team with high ambitions, and digs into their two-way brilliance against Houston. Anunoby is a walking paint touch, Fred's flashing a diverse bag of scoring...

Duration:00:33:26

What's More Likely: OG for All-Defense or Siakam Top-5 MVP? Jak or T-Ross? Plus more! w/ Katie Heindl

11/9/2022
In Episode 1278, Sean Woodley is joined by Katie Heindl (DIME) to play a another round of What's More Likely, the Toronto Raptors parlour game everyone's talking about. Off the top, they chat about what's more likely between O.G. Anunoby earning a First Team All-Defense nod and Pascal Siakam finishing Top-5 in MVP voting this season. Is stiff competition doomed to hurt Anunoby's case? And will the injury to Siakam have any bearing over his MVP candidacy? Next, they chat about whether a Top-3...

Duration:00:34:55

Scottie Barnes struggles, offense stinks it up in 111-97 loss to Chicago Bulls

11/8/2022
In Episode 1277, Sean Woodley goes solo to break down the Toronto Raptors' 111-97 loss to the Chicago Bulls in the second-half of their home-and-home series. Off the tip, Sean digs into Scottie Barnes' struggles in what was one of his worst games as a Raptor to date, and why the Raptors can't afford many repeat performances from Barnes while Pascal Siakam is out if they hope to have any chance of scoring enough without their best player. Next, Sean talks about how Toronto's double-teaming...

Duration:00:35:44

Siakam gets hurt, VanVleet returns as Raptors split weekend games vs. Dallas & Chicago w/ Vivek Jacob

11/7/2022
In Episode 1276, Sean Woodley is joined by Vivek Jacob (Raptors.com) to chat about the Toronto Raptors' 1-1 weekend against the Dallas Maverick and Chicago Bulls that saw Pascal Siakam go down with a groin injury, while Fred VanVleet returned from his back stiffness for a 30-5-11 outburst. Off the top, Sean and Vivek dig into the Siakam injury and why Fred VanVleet and Scottie Barnes are going to have a ton of responsibility heaped on their shoulders to help keep the Raptors' offense moving...

Duration:00:44:44

Is the Toronto Raptors home crowd bad now? Plus early season impressions w/ Alan Shane Lewis

11/4/2022
In Episode 1275, Sean Woodley is joined by Alan Shane Lewis (The Great Canadian Baking Show) to talk about his early impressions of the Toronto Raptors, and the troublesome dip in fan loudness in the lower bowl at Scotiabank Arena as many die-hard fans have begun to get priced out. Off the top, they chat about what's caught Alan's eye about the team so far, including the Raptors completely overwhelming defense, as well as why he's a died in the wool Dalano Banton believer. Next, after Alan...

Duration:00:42:30