Well, we’ve just had the most emotional day yet as Raptors fans. The face of our franchise, DeMar DeRozan, has been traded along with Jakob Poeltl and a protected 1st round pick for Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green!
DeMar, you meant everything to this franchise and we really, really hate to see you go. Thank you for your loyalty, your hard work, your passion for Toronto. We look forward to your jersey being raised to the rafters one day!
We’re taking a vacation for a couple weeks but, before we do, we gotta dissect this trade from every direction we can! We got a bunch of phone-in guests on this episode: Kathy Rivas, Ben Miner, Thomas Rivas, Yaw Attuah, Brian Winslow, Alex Wood, Ben Davies and Katie Heindl!
Enjoy this special ep and we’ll see you when we’re back from vacation.
Thanks for listening!
We recorded episode 71 a short while after hearing that the Raptors might be engaged in some Kawhi Leonard trade talks! Should we package Lowry for him? What is DeMar gonna look like playing D for Nurse? Should the Raps be favorites in the East this year?
We talk NBA topics like Tony Parker leaving the Spurs, Carmelo being let go by OKC [what’s his best fit?] and does anybody really care about Summer League?
Special guests on this episode: Roger Bainbridge and Brian Kimmel!
Bodabing Bodaboom! Free Agent Frenzy! We talk Raps, the Van Vleet signing, LeBron leaving the east [what does that mean for Raps?], who should they sign with the mid-level exception? And YOU KNOW we’re talking this insane 2018 Free Agency period, rapid-fire questions and more! With special guests: Nick DiGatetano, Andre De Pape and Josh Finkleman!
Just before we recorded, we got some breaking news: The Raptors hired defensive coach from OKC, Adrian Griffin. Hot news for the hardcore fans! Should the Raptors have traded into the draft? What’s DeRozan’s trade value? Is there a favorite Bebe moment and should the team retain him? Plus we talk which team lost the 2018 draft, which team is the biggest wild card right now, NBA rumors and some janky-but-fun rapid fire!
We got some great guests on this episode: Ben Miner, Will Weldon and Tim Rabnett!
We’ve nursed the news of a new Raptors coach and we’re ready to evaluate. We talk the MLSE mystery purse, Nurse first impressions, draft rumors [Raps want in], Kawhi wants out [where does he go?], shooter trivia, rapid fire questions, draft takes and more.
Will special guests Alan Shane Lewis , Ian Gordon and Rob Mailloux!
We’re back in the Basketball Funhouse and we recorded just after hearing news that Nick Nurse has been hired as the new head coach of the Raptors! We talk extensively about what that means for the franchise. We also talk our favourite Raptor moment of the season, picking one skill to improve any player on roster, Decision 3.0 [where does Bron go?], KD and G-State’s legacy, rapid fire questions and much more!
Special guests: Graham Kay and Ian Gordon!
Episode 49 is ready to cool you down from this fall heatwave, so plug in! Is this Casey’s last season as coach of the Raptors? Will DeRozan add three-pointers? Which Raptors are set to regress this year? Also touch on the Carmelo trade, Summer of Durant, Trump vs sports and Ghostbusters 2, plus a lot more. Our guest this week, Graham Kay, just launched his own sports podcast with past guest Alex Pavone called Friends and Sports! Check it out after you check THIS out!
Back in the Funhouse with another off-season special! Cover all the big trades and give our “yay, nay, or cray” votes on players ranked hire than DeRozan on SI. Special return guest, Alan Shane Lewis!
Episode 47! We give our thoughts on the Carroll/Joseph trades, the C.J. Miles acquistion, what’s going on with JV, fun segment ranking all 30 NBA coaches! We went extra long to give you as much summer content as possible! It’s Vin Diesel’s birthday, stare at your favourite American Gothic print and have a listen! Special return guest: Matt McCready!
We’re offically back in the Basketball Funhouse. Lots to cover with an expensive free agency happening a few days prior. Lowry and Ibaka are back, and rich! Anyone want Carroll or JV? We’ve also got a fun segement comparing each NBA team’s off-season moves. Special return guest: Alan Shane Lewis!