The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 205:The Will Strickland Interview
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Will Strickland (Director, Full Court 21 Canada & Host of The Open Run Podcast) as we discuss his summer expanding the “World’s Most Unique Basketball Tournament” post-Covid, & what inspired him to create his podcast show. Plus we break down his history working and creating with the media; the state of R&B Music; what he’s looking forward to for the upcoming NBA season, and a lot more than that. Please enjoy.
The Ave Podcast with Cal cee. Episode 204:Brooklyn Zoo!
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by HC of UPLAY AAU program & Founder of Skills Refinement Group O’Neil Kamaka as we rewind & review the circus-like summer for the Brooklyn Nets & Kevin Durant’s trade request. Plus we dive into the puzzling impact of Team Canada’s Senior Men’s Basketball team on the FIBA circuit; we discuss the recent Donovan Mitchell trade; and we question the hype surrounding Victor Wembanyama.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 203.HEADLEYISH
Today on The Ave Podcast, we celebrate the life of our SSA Family Member Headley. I’m joined by the Producer of NPR’s Invisibilia Andrew Mambo; & SSA Family Members: Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program; HC of Red Rouge AAU Program) & Shawn Adonis, as we discuss the loss of our Family Member, what he meant to us, the impact he had on multiple communities and circles, and a lot more. Plus, we have past guests and current SSA Family Members sharing tributes and stories of his life, as we immortalize Headley in Podcast form.
*As a bonus, I have added some of my favorite episodes that Headley had featured on during the history of South Shore Ave. To listen to the rest, check out the Complete Archives section. Thank you, and special shoutout & love to his family.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 202.What’s Wiggins Worth?
Today on The Ave Podcast; I’m joined by Anthony Batchelor (All-time Scoring leader in OCAA Basketball History) & SSA Family Member Headley as we discuss what Andrew Wiggins’ value is worth to the Golden State Warriors going forward.
Today on the 8th instalment of # M Y S T O R Y, Bill Crothers HS & All-Canadian Basketball player Cheyenne Rowe takes us through her journey. We discuss the origins of her love for basketball; the adventures of being a student-athlete during the Covid era; her decision on choosing James Madison University, and way more than this. Come along for the ride…
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 201:’22 NBA Playoffs Recappin’…
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by HC of UPLAY AAU program & Founder of Skills Refinement Group O’Neil Kamaka & SSA Family Member Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program; HC of Red Rouge AAU Program); as we break down the ’22 NBA Playoffs at its halfway point. We break down the Phoenix Suns disasterous flameout; if DeAndre Ayton’s eyes start wandering; if Memphis will win a ring faster than we think; if it’s over for James Harden; plus we discuss our predictions for the Conference Finals; and our favorite and most disappointing teams/players of the playoffs; and way more than that. Please enjoy….
Today on the 200th Episode of The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by author Jonathan Boxill & SSA Member Kevin W. as we have a conversation about the 30th Anniversary of LA/Rodney King Riots. We discuss our feelings looking back; how it relates to the social unrest from the last few years; and if there are substantial lessons learned thirty years later.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Epsiode 198:Raptors…. We Good?
Today on The Ave Podcast, we break down Game 2 of the Raptors/Sixers First Round Playoff series; if Tyrese Maxey is going into Breakout Star mode; discuss the Raps struggles through the first two playoff games; the Embiid effect on the referees; and realistically question if the Raps have a shot to make this a series; and more.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 197:Basketball Blowout Parts 1 & 2
Today on The Ave Podcast: The Good Friday Edition, I decided to blow it out with nothing but overwhelming basketball conversations. On Part 1, I’m joined by Vladimir Matevski(Owner of Real Basketball Training) as we discuss how he started the program; how he navigated his program through the Pandemic; explains his long-standing partnership with Dallas Mavericks Forward Dwight Powell; our thoughts on the Raptors playoff journey; and more. On Part 2, I’m joined by Royal City Hoops Podcast Bill Gagne and Jan-Michael Nation (Ryerson University Hall of Famer & Alumnist) as we share our selections for the NBA Awards + the All-NBA Teams; we breakdown our Darkhorse Teams of the playoffs; and also some more Raptors discussion (we live in the Greater Toronto Area, the Raptors are in the playoffs again, we have to say something). Please enjoy!