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The Ave Podcast – The Will Strickland Interview

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.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 205

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The Ave Podcast – What’s Wiggins Worth?

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.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 202

Andrew Wiggins: Drawing fouls at a high rate for the Warriors - Golden State Of Mind

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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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The Ave Podcast – Basketball Blowout Parts 1 & 2

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!

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 197

Bleacher Report also has Nikola Jokic as best center over Joel Embiid(Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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PART II

 

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The Ave Podcast – Bel Air Review #Part1

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 194: Bel Air Review #Part1

Today on The Ave Podcast, it’s time to discuss the 1st season of Bel Air, the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Reboot. We break down our thoughts on the season; how Jabari Banks comes off as the new Will Smith; break down some of our more intriguing characters; and dive in the complexities of Carlton.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 194

Watch Bel-Air Streaming Exclusively on Peacock | Peacock

 

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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 – Jah, “EmBarden”, & The NBA’s 2nd 3rd

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 192: Jah, “Embarden”, & The NBA’s 2nd 3rd

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by O’Neil Kamaka (HC of Vaughan Panthers AAU Basketball & Co-Founder of Skills Refinement Group) as we break down the Joel Embiid/James Harden connection in Philly; the rise of Ja Morant; we discuss my apprehensiveness of DeMar DeRozan’s comeback season; plus we share our Darkhorse teams heading towards the playoffs; R.J. Barrett’s progressions; and a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 192

James Harden's stellar debut with 76ers provides major reason for optimism in Philadelphia - CBSSports.com

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The Ave Podcast – #FlashbackFriday: NBA Trade Deadline IG Live/Emergency Pod

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 191: #FlashbackFriday: NBA Trade Deadline IG Live/Emergency Pod

Today we are moving in the #FlashbackFriday mode by dropping the audio from the NBA Trade Deadline Emergency episode of The Ave Podcast that was launched on IG Live two weeks ago. I’m joined by my SSA Family Members as we discussed the James Harden/Bill Simmons deal, as well as all the trade deadline deals that day and the week of. New episode of The Ave will be up next week.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 191

Vegas definitely thinks they know who won the James Harden-Ben Simmons trade | This is the Loop | GolfDigest.com

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The Ave Podcast – The NBA’s Most Influentials

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 190: The NBA’s Most Influentials

Today on The Ave Podcast, in celebration of the NBA’s 75 Greatest Players of All-Time for the All-Star Festivities in Cleveland, we present our Top 5 Most Influential NBA Players Ever Between the Lines. We based the list on the influential impact these players have on The Game in terms of how it affected rule changes; how it influenced the next generation of players; if players & teams in and out of the league mimicked their style; etc. I’m joined by Bill Gagne of the Royal City Hoops Podcast as we present our Top 5 Most Influential Players; plus we share our thoughts on the Top 15 Head Coaches List; the potentially awkward encounters during the Top 75 meetings; and more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 190

Stephen Curry stats: Why is Warriors star stuck in shooting slump after breaking 3-point record? | Sporting News

 

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