The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 214:NBA Rundown #RyeHighRemix
Today on The Ave Podcast, I’m joined by Jan-Michael Nation (Ryerson University Hall of Famer &Alumnist) & by HC of UPLAY AAU program & Founder of Skills Refinement Group O’Neil Kamaka as we run through some of the NBA’s recent storylines. We discuss LeBron James chase of the NBA Scoring record & if it changes our perception of him; If Nikola Jokic deserves to achieve an MVP 3-Peat; & the rest of the MVP contenders. Plus we share if Phoenix needs to retool their team; why the hell is the scoring so high this season; and we discuss Fred VanVleet’s recent contract issue, and if him & the Raptors should divorce each other; plus a lot more than that. All praises due to the Rye High University Spirit (once you listen to the episode, it will make sense).
*This podcast was originally recorded on Jan 9th, 2023.
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 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 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!
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.
The Ave Podcast with Cal Cee. Episode 173:The 2021-22 NBA Eastern Conference Preview
Today on The AvePodcast. 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.
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