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The Ave Podcast – Embiiiiiid! (Raptors/Sixers Game 3 Reactions) + KD Struggle

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 199: Embiiiiiid! (Raptors/Sixers game 3 Reactions) + KD Struggle

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 Big Brotha Curtis as we dive into our Game 3 Reactions of the Raptors-Sixers series; the Joel Embiid takeover; detail the struggles of Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet; how Embiid & Nikola Jokic are revolutionizing the Big Man resurgence; plus break down Kevin Durant’s struggles vs Boston; and Joel Embiid (I mentioned Joel Embiid, right?).

*This was originally recorded immediately after the Raptors-Sixers OT finish. 

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 199

76ers-Raptors: Joel Embiid sinks Toronto with game-winning 3 in OT, propels Philly to commanding 3-0 lead - CBSSports.com

 

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The Ave Podcast – Raptors…. We Good?

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.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 198

Toronto Raptors Head Coach Nick Nurse complains to game officials against the Sixers in the second quarter during game two of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals playoffs on Monday, April 18, 2022 in Philadelphia.

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2022 State of The Raptors Address

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 193: 2022 State of The Raptors Address

Today on The Ave Podcast, we present the 2022 State of the Raptors Address, the 6th annual podcast episode that breaks down the surprising Raptors journey during this NBA season. I invite SSA Family Members Julian aka Jules Da Commish & Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program) as we discuss the highs and lows of the Raptors first half of the NBA Season. We break down’s Fred VanVleet’s emergence; the happy & unexpectedly super impressive Scottie Barnes rookie year; if Pascal Siakam is back; and we dissect if the Raps Front Office has done enough for the home stretch of the season. Plus Nurse vs. Casey; some Raptors history deep diving (including which former Raps are dead to us); and everything else from the We The North squad. Buckle up, you’re about to get all the Raps talk you never knew you needed.

*For past SOTR episodes, check out last year’s, 2020, 2019, 2018 & 2017.

**This episode was originally recorded on March 10, 2022, right before the Raptors started their 3-game winning streak. Of course.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 193

Scottie Barnes' growth, Fred VanVleet's contract extension and more: Five questions that will define the Raptors in 2022 – The Athletic

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The Ave Podcast – 2021 State of The Raptors Address

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 152: 2021 State of The Raptors Address

Today on The Ave Podcast, we the 2021 State of the Raptors Address, an annual podcast episode that we do which breaks down the Raptors journey during this historically awkward NBA season. I invite SSA Family Members Julian aka Jules Da Commish & Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program) as we discuss the first half of the NBA Season; we pour out a lil’ liquor for Norman Powell; if Pascal Siakam has reached his ceiling; what will happen with Masai Ujiri this offseason; and our expectations for the Raptors post-Lowry. Plus we discuss the Free Agency options for this summer; if Toronto should entertain bringing back DeMar DeRozan (I’ll let you decide which type of emotion you want to deploy while clutching your chest); whether or not they should rent an apartment in #TankCity; plus all things Raptors. Even if they’re thousands of miles away, they’re still the home team. So please enjoy…..

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 152

Sports Illustrated Toronto Raptors News, Analysis and More

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – The 2020 NBA Offseason Review

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 135: The 2020 NBA Offseason Review

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Randall Walter  (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program) as we break down the crazy NBA Off-season. We discuss Gordon Hayward’s surprising contract; How Milwaukee f’d up the Bogdan Bogdanovic deal; Chris Paul becoming a Sun & OKC’s new direction; If Los Angeles (as well as the rest of the NBA) will be owned by the Lakers for the foreseeable future; We celebrate Fred VanVleet’s new contract; and whether or not player movement is helping or hurting the league; and more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 135

2020 NBA Free Agency: Ranking the top 30 players potentially on market | RSN

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The Ave Podcast – Raptors Rap-Up, A Seasonal Breakdown

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 129: Raptors Rap-Up, A Seasonal Breakdown

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by my SSA Family Members, Randall Walter  (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball program) & Julian aka Jules Da Commish, as we discuss the 2019-20 Toronto Raptors season. We discuss all the highs and lows of the Raptors’ defence of their NBA Title, the growth of Pascal Siakam & Fred VanVleet, Kyle Lowry’s brilliance, and Serge Ibaka’s impact on and off the floor. We also share thoughts on our favourite games and moments of the season, the direction of their off-season, and of course, we discuss Game 7 of the Raps-Celtics series, plus a ton more. Please enjoy….

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 129

Toronto Raptors Will Decide Wednesday Whether To Boycott Playoff Game Over Jacob Blake Shooting

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The Ave Podcast – Raptors-Celtics Game 2

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 126: Raptors – Celtics Game 2

Today on The Ave Podcast,  I’m joined by SSA Family Member Big Brotha Curtis as we break down Game 2 of the Raptors – Celtics Eastern Conference Semifinals. We discuss Pascal Siakam’s struggles, if Boston have become the Raptors Kryptonite, how the playoff schedule in the Bubble can have an adverse effect on veteran teams, and more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 125

Boston Celtics v Toronto Raptors - Game Two

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The Ave Podcast – Raptors – Nets Game 1 + NBA Playoff 1st Round Predictions

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 122: Raptors – Nets Game 1 + NBA Playoff 1st Round Predictions

Today on The Ave Podcast, I break down Game 1 of the Raptors/Nets series, plus I share my series predictions for the First Round of The 2020 NBA Playoffs, and more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 123

NBA Playoffs 2020: Fred VanVleet leads Toronto Raptors to record ...

 

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The Ave Podcast – 2020 State of The Raptors Address

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 103: 2020 State of The Raptors Address

Today on The Ave Podcast, we present to you the 2020 State of the Raptors Address, an annual podcast episode that we do which breaks down the Raptors journey halfway through the NBA season. I invite SSA Family Members Jules Da Commish & Randall Walter (HC of Team Breakdown’s AAU Basketball program) as we discuss the *“surprisingly” successful 1st half of the Raptors season; the evolution of Pascal Siakam as well as Nick Nurse; the genius of Masai and if he’ll be in Toronto for the long-term; and what the expectations are for the Raps going forward. Plus we talk about some of the trade deadline transactions; if I’m allowed to even look at a Raps Bandwagon application; and a lot more.

* I say “Surprisingly” because there were plenty of people thinking this was a lost season. Don’t worry though, just listen to the podcast. We’ll dive into it a little deeper….

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 09: Pascal Siakam #43 and Kyle Lowry #7 of the Toronto Raptors react against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Semifinals at the Wells Fargo Center on May 9, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 76ers defeated the Raptors 112-101. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

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The Ave Podcast – “It’s A Celebration Bi….”

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 89: “It’s A Celebration Bi….”

Today on The Ave Podcast, it’s a celebration! (#RickJamesvoice)

The Toronto Raptors have won the 2019 NBA Finals, the city is anxiously awaiting the championship parade, and fans are already awaiting at Nathan Philip Square. This ensemble podcast episode is dedicated to the energy, and the feels of the Greater Toronto Area (or The 6ix, or the T-Dot), as well as the rest of the country towards the We The North movement. Please enjoy.

** THIS PODCAST CONTAINS EXPLICIT LANGUAGE **

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 89

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