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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 – 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)

PART I

 

PART II

 

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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 – The 2021-22 NBA Eastern Conference Preview

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 173: The 2021-22 NBA Eastern Conference Preview

Today on The Ave Podcast. we present the final installment of the 6th Annual South Shore Ave’s 2020-21 NBA Season Preview. We break down the Western Conference with SSA Family Member Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program); as we discuss & rank each team from the bottom to the top. From the Window, to the Wall.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 173

Giannis Antetokounmpo: Greek NBA Finals MVP celebrated by Athens suburb | Euronews

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# M Y S T O R Y

# M Y S T O R Y ft. Jalen Celestine

Today on the 7th instalment of # M Y S T O R Y, University of California-Berkeley Basketball player Jalen Celestine takes us through his adventurous freshman year. We discuss being a student-athlete adjusting to the West Coast; the difficulties of being a student-athlete during the Pandemic; the toll of playing through injuries; his expectations for his Sophmore season, and so much more than that. Come along for this ride….

Music: “Stranger Things” & “Wonder Years” produced by Track Pros/Beat Stars

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# M Y S T O R Y with Jalen Celestine

 

 

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The Ave Podcast – The UNTOLD Malice Review

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 167: The UNTOLD Malice Review

Today on The Ave Podcast, we break down Malice At The Palace, the Untold documentary series on Netflix. We discuss the Ron vs Jermaine tension, the media portrayal of the players post-brawl, the concept of fan privilege; share our personal experiences watching the Malice brawl at the time; and of course….. we break down the entire melee itself with a fine tune comb.

*Have a great long weekend….

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 167

Untold: Malice at the Palace (2021) - IMDb

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The Ave Podcast – The Present & Future of AAU

The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 165: The Present & Future of AAU

Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by O’Neil Kamaka (HC of Vaughan Panthers AAU Basketball & Co-Founder of Skills Refinement Group), & Randall Walter (HC of Excel Hoop’s Prep Basketball Program) as we dive deep into the discussion of AAU Basketball. We break down the 2021 summer season and how things have changed Post-Covid; we discuss the ripple effects of HS Seniors/student-athletes missing out of a year of sports; & how it affects programs with recruiting going forward. Plus this podcast was recorded during the NBA Draft, so we have to discuss Toronto’s own Joshua Primo being selected in the lottery; the Raptors selection of Scottie Barnes; discuss of under-the-radar stars of this draft; the Laker’s Westbrook trade; plus a lot more.

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The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee // Episode 165

AAU - Boys Basketball

 

 

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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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# M Y S T O R Y

# M Y S T O R Y ft. Xahria Santiago

Today on the 6th installment of # M Y S T O R Y, University of Maryland 400M Hurdler & track star Xahria Santiago takes us through her experience as a student-athlete during the Pandemic. She shares how everything got shifted during the initial global Covid lockdown; her feelings as  all the events got cancelled; her thoughts on the uprising social unrest last summer; how she stayed online towards achieving her goals during the Pandemic; plus more. Come along for the ride….

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# M Y S T O R Y with Xahria Santiago

Xahria Santiago - Track & Field - University of Maryland Athletics(Photo from umterps.com)

 

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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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