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Episode 49 - "Water" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview The Raptors' 11 game win streak was snapped at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder this past weekend, making the journey to 12 straight wins seem like an impossible task. Although many fans will blame the poor officiating for the reason the Raptors lost, it's important to note that the team did a lot of things on their own to lose that game. However, not all is lost as the Raptors are still the Number 1 team in the Eastern Conference, and are still 5...
Episode 48 - "For Kyle" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview The Raptors have a strong lead over the Boston Celtics for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference; leading by 3.5 games, and 10.5 games ahead of the Pacers (NOT Cleveland). They are starting to build momentum in terms of their recognition in the United States, being ranked No. 1 in both NBA.com and CBS' Power Rankings, an outstanding article by Zach Lowe on ESPN, and ranked No. 3 on ESPN's Power Rankings as well. The stage couldn't be set any better....
Episode 47 - "Down The Pipeline" - Toronto Blue Jays Talk
Toronto Blue Jays Talk The Blue Jays Spring Training is well underway, with a lot of injury concerns surrounding them. Troy Tulowitzki remains a question-mark for the team to start the season, as well as Marcus Stroman. Stroman, to his credit, did begin throwing and the Jays seem to be taking a cautious approach in terms of his rehab. Yet, injuries aside, the Jays seem to have the depth - both within the big league and minor leagues - to mitigate these concerns. Moreover, they aren't done...
Episode 46 - "(Not) Wearing Shoes Inside" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview The Raptors are STILL first place in the Eastern Conference, with a 2 game lead over the Boston Celtics and a 9 game lead over the Cleveland Cavaliers. With a seemingly less strenuous schedule to close the season compared to the first half of the year, there's plenty of reason for optimism that the team can hold on to the top spot and cruise into the Playoffs with an easy first round. Moreover, it's quite possible that the Raptors could win 60 games...
Episode 45 - "Injuries & Bounce Backs" - Toronto Blue Jays Talk
Weekly Toronto Blue Jays Talk! The Blue Jays are in the initial stages of their Spring Training games, and already they are dealing with some question marks. From Marcus Stroman, to Troy Tulowitzki, to Joe Biagini in the pen or in the rotation, it seems as though the Jays may start the year in a less than ideal situation. On the flip side, Devon Travis seems to have made a full recovery and is ready to have a massive bounce back year for the team. Travis has yet to play a full season with...
Episode 44 - "Red Grapes" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview The Raptors still remain at the top of the Eastern Conference, but the lead is getting slimmer at just a half of a game. However, recently the Cavaliers have slowed down losing two of their last three since the end of the All-Star Break and seemingly falling back to form. With this said, it's important to analyze where the Raptors stand in the NBA Playoff race and what they need to work on to improve their chances of doing the impossible: reaching the...
Episode 43 - "Dreaming of Dunedin" - Toronto Blue Jays Talk
The FIRST Toronto Blue Jays Show of 2018 The Blue Jays have had a busy, yet unsexy off-season that has transformed this team that fans will be unfamiliar with.They've acquired Aledmys Diaz, Yangervis Solarte, Randal Grichuk, Curtis Granderson, and Jaime Garcia to raise the floor for the Jays in hopes to propel them into a post-season spot. However, there are a lot of familiar faces that are back with the team such as Marco Estrada, JA Happ, Aaron Sanchez, Kevin Pillar, Justin Smoak, Marcus...
Episode 42 - "We The First" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors head into the All-Star break as the number one seed in the Eastern Conference. Not only that, but they have a comfortable lead ahead of the Boston Celtics for the spot as they are ahead by two games. It's hard to find anything wrong or any room for improvement for this squad, thereby making this the absolute best Raptors team that the franchise has ever seen. However, this does not stop the...
Episode 41 - "You Gotta Prove It" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Toronto Raptors Weekly Review/Preview The Raptors are the Number 1 team in the NBA Eastern Conference. Not the Celtics. Not the Cavaliers. YOUR Toronto Raptors are the owners of the top team in the East. But does this mean that they are the team to beat now? Or, with the recent additions that Cleveland has made, will they suddenly reclaim supremacy and find their way back to the NBA Finals? Host Adam Corsair and guest DeMar Grant examine these and other topics. They talk extensively about...
Episode 40 - "Standing Pat" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview As the trade deadline approaches, it serves best to see exactly where the Raptors are in terms of their strengths, as well as their weaknesses. The team is seeing welcomed success in the form of Jonas Valanciunas, DeMar DeRozan, and Kyle Lowry; not to mention the fact that the bench unit has been absolutely stellar in their task of keeping the intensity at its maximum level while the starting unit rests. Players like Fred VanVleet, Delon Wright, Jakob...
Episode 39 - "A Seamless Transition" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Join us for our weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview! The Raptors are very close to achieving their goal that they set out for this season: attaining the number one seed in the East. As of Monday 1/29, Boston stands just a single game ahead of them, and the time for the Raptors to capitalize is now. In the process of doing so, the news reel has been swirling, providing a boatload of content for Raptors fans to discuss. For instance, what is wrong with Norman Powell and why has he been...
Episode 38 - "Raptors Royal Rumble" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Episode 38 - "Raptors Royal Rumble" - Toronto Raptors Talk by South of the 6ix: Toronto Blue Jays & Raptors
Episode 37 - "STILL 55, Baby! Mid-Season Round Table" - Toronto Raptors Talk
Weekly Toronto Raptors Review/Preview We have finally reached the numeric halfway point of the season! There is a large amount of data, stats, and information we have to reflect on since the start of the season, but it mostly indicates that this is - by far - the best Toronto Raptors team that the franchise has ever seen. With DeMar DeRozan breaking franchise records, the bench being an extremely important asset for the team, the new style of play becoming more and more comfortable, it's...