The Rapcast by Raptors Republic

The Rapcast by Raptors Republic

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Episodes

#520 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Blowouts are fun  

#520 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Blowouts are fun by raptorsrepublic.com

#519 - Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast – Everybody looking as Hawks visit Raptors  

On this week’s episode, host Blake Murphy brings in a guest from the ATL, shawty. Robby Kalland of CBS Sports The Hawks came out of the gate so strong, now they've lost seven of eight. Should they ever have been considered a threat to the Raptors as #2 in the East? What's at the root of their recent struggles? Who's the biggest threat to Toronto, if it's not Atlanta? Dwight Howard's fit on both ends. And off the court. Shout out to Hawks-era DeMarre Carroll and #CarrollCuts. Do the Hawks miss him? Wanna give us Paul Millsap? Why the Hawks wouldn't value the Raptors picks much. Gucci Mane's proposal, 2 Chainz for College Park GM.

#518 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Who needs defense when you score 120?  

Host William Lou breaks down a sloppy win against the Memphis Grizzlies. – Three stars: Patrick Patterson, Cory Joseph, Kyle Lowry – Gerald Henderson award: Troy Daniels (who’s mans is this???)

#517 - Talking Raptors - Still Alive  

After a gruelling road trip our beloved Raptors return home. They return home still very much alive and well. Nick and Barry are also still alive and they got together this week to drop a new episode of Talking Raptors. Keeping it short and sweet this week, the guys discuss: -The Sacramento screw job. -The Greek Freak. -A nickname for Jonas? -Favourite Vince Carter moment. -Retire Carter's jersey? -Your favourite person on the broadcast team to party with. All this and just a tiny bit more. As always we thank you so much for listening and we hope you enjoy. Talk to ya'll next week.

#516 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Everyone looks good in a blowout  

#516 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Everyone looks good in a blowout by raptorsrepublic.com

#515 - Raptors Weekly Podcast - This is the year  

Host William Lou is joined by Joe Wolfond (twitter: joey_doubleyou) to discuss: - Recapping the road trip - DeMarre Carroll, Jonas Valanciunas, Cory Joseph rounding into form - DeMar DeRozan's improvements as a scorer and as a playmaker - Is this the year to go all-in (yes) - Previewing the week ahead - Twitter questions

#514 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Good players are important  

Blake Murphy fills in for star footballer William Lou to break down the team's victory over the Milwaukee Bucks with Hash Dave. - Three stars: DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Patrick Patterson (with respect to DeMarre Carroll and Pascal Siakam) - Gerald Henderson award: Tony Snell

#513 - Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast - Everything's better now  

The Extra returns, reflecting on a long road-trip and looking ahead to an even longer home-stand. On this week’s episode, hosts Blake Murphy and William Lou discuss the following: Road-trip recap. FreeNorm? DeMarre Carroll is playing well again. Is this who they paid for? Swagger on a zillion. Jonas Valanciunas' performances have come back in line with expectations. Have concerns from a week ago dissipated? Early establishment vs. spreading his touches throughout. Trusting DeMar DeRozan after this many years. We've grown up with him, so sometimes it's easy to miss the forest for the trees. Stop sweating the small stuff.

#512 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Best two-way performance so far  

#512 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Best two-way performance so far by raptorsrepublic.com

#511 - Talking Raptors - Another Drake Night  

On this weeks episode of Talking Raptors Nick and Barry break down all things Drake. The guys take a look at the entire evening from bottom to top. They discuss the pros and cons of having the biggest name in rap as our Brand Ambassador. *This podcast was recorded before the Sacramento Screw Job and the Los Angeles disaster.* On this episode: -In-Game Ops - Drake's shirt and the Drake shirts -Heckling the other team -Drakes friendships with Players -Half time show madness -Raptors Dance Pak As always thanks so much for listening and we really hope you enjoy.

#510 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Defense didn't show up  

Host William Lou breaks down an understandable loss to the Clippers. Host William Lou goes solo to break down an understandable loss against the Los Angeles Clippers. – Three Stars: Kyle Lowry, Patrick Patterson, Cory Joseph – Gerald Henderson award: DeAndre Jordan’s free throws

#509 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Refs rob Raptors in stinker vs. Kings  

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#508 - Raptors Weekly Podcast - Drake's role, Patterson's struggles, Trade ideas  

Host William Lou invites Dan Reynolds (Raptors HQ) to the podcast to break down an eventful week for the Raptors. The two discuss: Narrow losses to the Cavaliers and Warriors What’s wrong with Patrick Patterson? Is Drake a distraction? Should the Raptors bring Drake back going forward? Weaknesses in the roster Perhaps a trade is needed? Previewing the week ahead Twitter questions How Jonas Valanciunas fits in the modern game Norman Powell’s popularity Hold or trade Terrence Ross?

#507 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Peak Terrence Ross  

#507 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Peak Terrence Ross by raptorsrepublic.com

#506 - Raptors Weekly Extra Podcast - Outside the Raptors  

The Extra returns, catching up with an old friend. On this week’s episode, host Blake Murphy and a special guest discuss the following: GUEST: James Herbert of CBS Sports Yammy's move to Brooklyn, and how life is there. What are Luis Scola, Greivis Vasquez, and Anthony Bennett up to? The back-to-back from hell. Drake Night! Does he miss the Raptors? How tough is it to be missing the Bebe breakout? DeMar DeRozan continues to be awesome, and as James' writes, it's for real. Brief 905 talk. Where's Bruno at? Norm's experience paying off.

#505 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Drake's side piece beats Drake's Day ones  

Host William Lou goes solo to give a depressing recap of Drake Night with the Golden State Warriors. - Three stars: Cory Joseph, Pascal Siakam, DeMar DeRozan - Gerald Henderson award: Patrick McCaw

#504 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - Lowry nearly upsets LeBron and Co.  

Host William Lou is joined by yours truly to discuss a thriller against the Cleveland Cavaliers. – Three stars: Kyle Lowry, Terrence Ross, Norman Powell – Gerald Henderson award: Channing Frye

#503 - Talking Raptors - Who’s Afraid of the Boogie Man?  

Nick and Barry are feeling good and couldn't be happier to talk about another great week for the Raptors. On the latest edition of the podcast the guys discuss The Eastern Conference Player of the Week A Recap of the Huskie Branding The Shameless Timing of Drake Night Bebe Busting Out More Boogie Rumours Rookie Nickname Submissions As always thanks for listening and God bless the Toronto Raptors

#502 - Raptors Weekly Podcast - Supporting cast steps up around DeGOAT  

Host William Lou is joined by Andrew Thompson to discuss: - DeMar DeRozan being unstoppable - Contributions from the supporting cast - Norman Powell and Bebe Nogueira's emergence - Playing time battle at SF and C - Preview the week ahead - Answer Twitter questions

#501 - Raptors Reaction Podcast - DeRozan does it again with some help from Lowry and Bebe  

Host William Lou flies solo on a Saturday to discuss a gritty win against the New York Knicks. – Three stars: DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Norman Powell – Gerald Henderson award: Joakim Noah (yeah Noah’s a scrub now; enjoy that $72M contract!) – Rotation watch: Bebe Nogueira closes game over Jonas Valanciunas once again

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