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2021 NBA Draft: What should the Raptors do with the No. 4 pick?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are here to discuss the Toronto Raptors' options with the No. 4 pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.

Should the Raptors stand pat and make a selection or trade the pick? Who are the prospects they could target if they select at No. 4?

The duo dissects which players would fit best with this current Raptors roster at pick No. 4, highlighted by Jalen Suggs, Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga and an outside chance at Evan Mobley.

In case Toronto elects to move back in the lottery, they also break down potential players that could be available beyond their current pick.

2021 NBA Draft Lottery: Raptors' odds to land Cade Cunningham and other star prospects

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back to discuss the next order of business for the Toronto Raptors: The 2021 NBA Draft Lottery.

With a 31.9 percent chance to land a top-four pick, McGregor and Irving dissect the ideal scenario for the Raptors at each potential landing spot in the lottery.

The two break down what each NBA Draft prospect could bring to Toronto's current roster, from projected No. 1 overall pick Cade Cunningham to top-10 selections like March Madness superstar Davion Mitchell.

The tandem also reacts to the recent breaking news around the NBA, as well as Pascal Siakam's shoulder surgery and some moves around the Raptors' coaching staff.

Next Day Raps: What to watch for in the remaining four games

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, placing them one loss - or one Indiana Pacers win - away from being eliminated from Play-In Tournament contention.

The tandem discusses the injuries to Pascal Siakam and Rodney Hood, Jalen Harris' career night and what Raptors fans can get excited about when watching the final four games of the season.

Next Day Raps: Raptors fall in nail-biting fashion to Jazz, can they beat the Lakers to keep season alive?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back to recap another nail-biting loss for the Toronto Raptors, falling to the Utah Jazz on Saturday night.

In a game without Kyle Lowry, Gary Trent Jr. or Chris Boucher, the Raptors still brought plenty of energy and defensive toughness, but didn't have enough firepower to come away with a win over a Jazz team missing Donovan Mitchell and Mike Conley Jr. The two discuss the scoring battle Fred VanVleet and Bojan Bogdanovic and the Raptors chances of making the postseason, which hinges on the result of Sunday's contest against the Los Angeles Lakers.

Next Day Raps: Paul Watson's career night and checking the temperature on Raptors' playoff hopes

NBA.com's Kyle Irving and Gil McGregor are back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' 113-102 win over the Orlando Magic, highlighting the breakout performance of 26-year-old forward Paul Watson Jr.

The tandem breaks down Watson's career-high 30-point performance and shines some light on the Raptors' role players that are stepping up in a big way when the opportunity presents itself.

Irving and McGregor also take a temperature check on the updated Eastern Conference playoff picture, how Raptors fans should feel if the team qualifies for the Play-In Tournament and what that would mean for their NBA Draft Lottery odds.

Next Day Raps: Playoff implications of loss to Bulls despite Chris Boucher's career night

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving discuss the playoff implications of the Toronto Raptors' crucial loss to the Chicago Bulls despite the best game of Montreal, QC product Chris Boucher's career.

Dropping a career-high 38 points and 19 rebounds, Boucher did something that has not been seen by a Raptor since Hall of Fame-nominee Chris Bosh back in 2010.

The duo also discusses Toronto's latest roster moves such as waiving former NBA champion Patrick McCaw and the reported signing of another Montreal, QC big man in Khem Birch.

Next Day Raps: Episode 100! What's to come for the Raptors and the podcast

On the 100th episode of the Raptors Podtable Podcast, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back with three quick takeaways from the Toronto Raptors' nine-point loss to the Los Angeles Lakers Monday night.

From there, the two reflect back on a year's worth of Raptors Podtable episodes, commemorating the 100th episode with a look back to some of the biggest moments and what's to come moving forward for the pod and the Raptors, including their most recent signing.

Next Day Raps: Raptors earn largest win in franchise history

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' 130-77 rout of the Golden State Warriors.

Next Day Raps: Gary Trent Jr.'s game winner caps off big comeback

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' thrilling last-second victory over the Washington Wizards.

From Gary Trent Jr.'s buzzer-beating game-winner to the excellent play of rookie guard Malachi Flynn, unpack some of the biggest storylines from a candidate for the Raptors game of the year

Next Day Raps: The good, the bad and the ugly from a loss to the Thunder

At long last, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty are back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' 10-point loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder.

From Gary Trent Jr.'s career night to the Raptors' troubling rebounding issues and still-standing playoff chances, the duo touch on the biggest takeaways from Toronto's fourth-straight loss.

Talking NBA Top Shot with LG Doucet of The First Mint Podcast

NBA.com's Carlan Gay talks to the "Woj" of NBA Top Shot Luc Doucet of the First Mint Podcast.

The First Mint has become the de facto home for NBA Top Shot fans, and Doucet lends his expertise to the Raptors Podtable.

For more info on NBA Top Shot head over to the First Mint here .

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Next Day Raps: Is this who the Raptors really are?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back discussing the Toronto Raptors' most recent loss at the hands of the Detroit Pistons, who sweep the season series over Toronto for the second time in three seasons.

The two discuss the issues that have become evident in the Raptors' recent performances, quotes from Nick Nurse following the game and what it all means moving forward as the team is still within striking distance of the East's playoff picture.

Next Day Raps: Third quarter woes spell doom in loss to Powell and the Blazers

Next Day Raps: Suns dominate paint and Raptors late rally falls short

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a recap of the Toronto Raptors' four-point loss to the Phoenix Suns Friday night.

From Gary Trent's debut to Phoenix's paint dominance to the defensive excellence of OG Anunoby, go back through some of the biggest points and takeaways from the Raptors' tight loss.

Trade Deadline Reactions: What Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood bring to the table

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving react to a historically busy trade deadline that saw the Toronto Raptors involved in three separate deals.

The two take time out to appreciate Norman Powell's time with the Raptors and shift focus to what new additions Gary Trent Jr. and Rodney Hood can bring to the team. Also, they touch on what the team retaining Kyle Lowry means as a few other playoff contenders in the Eastern Conference made big moves at the deadline.

Next Day Raps: Losing streak ends in historic fashion but what does the future hold?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a next-day recap as the Toronto Raptors knocked down a franchise-record 24 triples in a night where history was made, records were broken and the nine-game losing streak came to an end with a dominant win over the Denver Nuggets.

From a recap of the game to what the future may hold for Kyle Lowry and Norman Powell, McGregor goes through some of the biggest stories ahead of Thursday's trade deadline.

Next Day Raps: Wins continue to elude Raptors as Rockets snap 20-game skid

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a quick recap of the Toronto Raptors' ninth straight loss, which came at the hands of the Houston Rockets, who hadn't won in nearly two months.

From a lacklustre offensive performance to Fred VanVleet's minutes and trade chatter surrounding Kyle Lowry and Norman Powell, go through some of the biggest stories facing the Raptors as the trade deadline for the 2020-21 NBA season quickly approaches.

Next Day Raps: Donovan Mitchell's clutch gene extends Raptors losing streak to seven

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving recap another heartbreaking loss for the Toronto Raptors, surrendering a late lead in a loss to the Utah Jazz.

From OG Anunoby's performance in his first game back to discussing when these bounces may start working in Toronto's favor, McGregor and Irving talk about the biggest takeaways from the Raptors' seventh-consecutive loss.

Next Day Raps: Powell's career night spoiled as losing streak reaches six

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving are back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' four-point loss to the Detroit Pistons.

From the return of Pascal Siakam and Fred VanVleet returned to Norman Powell's career-high 43 points, the duo talk through some of the biggest takeaways from Toronto's sixth-straight loss.

March Madness Edition: Tariq Sbiet, CEO of North Pole Hoops talks Canadians in the NCAA Tournament and more

The founder and CEO of North Pole Hoops Tariq Sbiet stops by to talk about the 25 Canadians in the NCAA Tournament. He also talks about NPH's relationship with the CEBL. All that and more on this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast.

March Madness Edition: Names Raptors fans should know ahead of the tournament

March Madness is here! NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving have got you covered with a few things to be aware of ahead of The Big Dance.

With the Raptors likely owning a higher first-round draft pick than in years past, the two first discuss some of the top potential prospects in the 2021 NBA Draft before speaking on a number of players worth keeping an eye on for a potential fit in Toronto.

Next Day Raps: Is help on the way soon?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with a next-day recap of the Toronto Raptors' 23-point loss to the Chicago Bulls.

From the prospect of Toronto returning key players in the upcoming week to an updated outlook of the playoff picture, catch up on some of the biggest stories to come from Sunday night's game

Next Day Raps: Can't keep up with LaMelo and the Hornets

NBA.com's Gil McGregor is back with another quick recap off of the Toronto Raptors' loss to the Charlotte Hornets, who built a big lead early and never looked back.

From the standout play of rookie LaMelo Ball to the status of the five Raptors that remain in the league's health and safety protocols, catch up on some of the biggest points from Saturday's game and spin things forward to Sunday in Chicago.

Next Day Raps: Snell's dagger lifts Hawks at the buzzer

NBA.com's Gil McGregor provides a quick recap of the Toronto Raptors' heartbreaking loss to the Atlanta Hawks at the buzzer.

From the shorthanded Raptors' tight rotation to Trae Young's big night, catch up on the key points from a game of runs that Toronto let slip away after holding a 15-point lead in the final frame.

Is Lowry's time with the Raptors nearing the end?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Carlan Gay discuss the recent developments surrounding Kyle Lowry, including the rationale behind the six-time All-Star's declaration in dispelling trade rumours.

Will he be traded before the March 25 deadline? What package would make it it worthwhile? If he's with the team for the remainder of the season, would a player like LaMarcus Aldridge increase this team's ceiling?

Major takeaways from the first half of the season

At the midway point of the season, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving talk through the Toronto Raptors' recent COVID issues and where the team stands 36 games into the year, including a few of their biggest observations from the team.

The two also discuss impending moves on the buyout market and at the trade deadline as well as the 2021 NBA All-Star Game.

Second half schedule breakdown, All-Star snubs and the trade rumour mill

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving discuss the latest with the Raptors while also taking a deeper dive into the newly released schedule for the second half of the 2020-21 season. Breaking down Toronto's toughest matchups, hardest stretches and games to circle on the calendar, you'll learn all you need to know about their schedule for the remainder of the year.

McGregor and Irving also address Fred VanVleet's All-Star snub, what they're most looking forward to at All-Star weekend and the hot button question ... should the Raptors trade Kyle Lowry?

Small ball is the answer to the Toronto Raptors problems … right?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving use the Raptors' impressive win over the Milwaukee Bucks as a launching point for a larger discussion surrounding whether or not the team should adopt its small-ball lineup full time.

What are the pros and cons? Can it set the team apart in the pursuit of an eighth consecutive playoff berth? Or should the Raptors motion to acquire a centre like Andre Drummond after being linked in trade rumours.

Is it too soon to talk Raptors playoff positioning?

One-third of the way into the 2020-21 NBA season, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving evaluate the Raptors' play during the most recent stretch of their lengthy six-game road trip.

After a 2-8 start, Toronto now finds itself in the East's No. 8 seed and in a great position to continue the climb towards .500. How will recent news from the Charlotte Hornets, Atlanta Hawks and New York Knicks impact the playoff hunt?

VanVleet rewrites Raptors record books with 54-point performance

In a special edition of the Raptors Podtable, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving look back at Fred VanVleet's franchise-record 54-point performance in the Toronto Raptors win over the Orlando Magic.

From the way the night unfolded to the reactions of his Raptors teammates and the NBA world, the two delve into numerous aspects of the historic night.

Has the emergence of depth pieces been the silver lining to Toronto Raptors' struggles?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty discuss where the Toronto Raptors stand after 20 games, analyzing what can be taken from the team's most recent win over the Orlando Magic to close the month of January.

In addition to focusing on key starters, the two take an in-depth look at the emergence of Yuta Watanabe, Stanley Johnson and DeAndre' Bembry and discuss what that could mean for Toronto as it gets set for another key stretch in which nine of 10 games will be played away from Tampa.

OG Anunoby's outburst, the curious case of Norman Powell and previewing Raptors-Bucks

NBA.com's Kyle Irving and Gilbert McGregor dissect the Toronto Raptors latest stretch of games which included two wins, offensive outbursts from OG Anunoby, starter Norman Powell doing what he does best and some interesting playing time fluctuation for Chris Boucher.

The two also dive into the Raptors' upcoming matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks and briefly discuss Fred VanVleet being selected to Team USA's preliminary 60-man roster for the 2021 Tokyo Olympics.

Following a snapped three-game win streak, who are the real Toronto Raptors?

NBA.com's Kyle Irving and Scott Rafferty rehash the highs and lows from the Raptors' three-game win streak, the strong play of Chris Boucher and what head coach Nick Nurse should do with the team's rotation moving forward.

In deciphering which version of this team is the real Toronto Raptors, they take a look ahead at where the Raptors may find themselves in a playoff race and if the teams around them in the standings will finish above or below them at the season's end.

What can we take from the Raptors' West Coast trip?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving dissect the Toronto Raptors 2-8 start to the 2020-21 NBA season. Despite going 1-3 on a trip out West, the Raptors have started to look like themselves again, which could pay off sooner rather than later.

From the positives that range from Pascal Siakam's resurgence to Chris Boucher's arrival to the questions that surround Toronto's defence and second unit, the two decipher what it all means moving forward.

Is it time to panic about the Raptors early-season struggles?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Carlan Gay discuss concerns surrounding the Toronto Raptors following a slow start to the 2020-21 NBA season.

Is the offence broken? Can Pascal Siakam get back on track? Will early problems persist throughout the season? Ahead of a crucial stretch, the two answer those questions and much more.

What to expect from the Raptors in the 2020-21 season

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving discuss some of the biggest storylines surrounding the Toronto Raptors ahead of the 2020-21 NBA season.

What version of Pascal Siakam should we expect to see? How will Kyle Lowry follow his postseason heroics? Will Fred VanVleet and OG Anunoby live up to their recently-signed deals? Most importantly - where should we expect the Raptors to land in a crowded Eastern Conference?

Basketball is back! Previewing Toronto's preseason matchups with the Charlotte Hornets

Ahead of the preseason opener, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty preview the Toronto Raptors' two meetings with the Charlotte Hornets.

From what to watch for and an overview of what to expect from the Hornets, the two delve into the biggest storylines facing a Raptors team that has not played since September.

Should the Raptors trade for James Harden?

As trade rumours swirl around Houston Rockets All-Star James Harden, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving discuss whether or not Toronto should consider trading for the three-time scoring champ.

What would a deal look like? Who would the team include? Is it worth the roll of the dice? The two explore that and more.

Analyzing the Toronto Raptors 2020-21 training camp roster

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving take an extended look at the Toronto Raptors training camp roster as they prepare for the 2020-21 NBA season.

With the Raptors' three-game preseason schedule set to begin on Dec. 12, the two discuss returning players, newcomers, key position battles and expectations for members of the team that look to take on an expanded role.

Breaking down the first half of the Toronto Raptors schedule for the 2020-21 season

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty dive into the biggest storylines from the Toronto Raptors schedule for the 2020-21 NBA season.

From distance travelled to strength of schedule to back-to-backs and key stretches, the two analyze Toronto's chances to start out the upcoming season on the right note.

2020-21 NBA Power Rankings: Where do the Raptors rank among the best teams in the league?

Kyle Irving and Scott Rafferty break down NBA.com's Power Rankings heading into the 2020-21 season. Which teams are being overlooked?

Which teams are rated too high? Are the Raptors still a top team in the East?

From re-signing VanVleet to replacing Gasol and Ibaka: Recapping the Raptors' first 72 hours of Free Agency

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving recap a busy weekend of Toronto Raptors free agency moves.

From the re-signing of Fred VanVleet and Chris Boucher to the departures of Marc Gasol and Serge Ibaka and the additions of Aron Baynes, DeAndre' Bembry and Alex Len, the two cover an eventful 72 hours for the Raptors front office and, of course, what it all means for 2021.

NBA Draft Edition: How'd the Raptors do in the 2020 NBA Draft?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and NBA.com's draft expert Kyle Irving break down how the Toronto Raptors fared in the 2020 NBA Draft. The two discuss how Malachi Flynn will fit with the Raptors and what will happen to Jalen Harris this season.

Irving gives his winners and losers and the draft and so much more.

NBA Draft 2020 Edition: Latest rumours and final predictions ahead of the draft

With the 2020 NBA Draft set for Nov. 18 and drawing near, NBA.com draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett update you with the latest trade and pick rumours leading into the big night.

Will LaMelo Ball go No. 1? Which teams are active in trying to move up or move back? Irving and Fawcett also leave you with a couple of their predictions with things to keep an eye out for on Draft day.

NBA Draft 2020 Edition: Which players could the Raptors target?

NBA.com Draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett discuss what the Toronto Raptors should do with their two picks in the upcoming draft.

As Toronto selects at 29 and 59, the two introduce a number of options for both the first and second rounds and take time out to discuss the players that the Raps have reportedly worked out already.

Answering the biggest questions that face the Raps ahead of the new season

Amid reports that the 2020-21 season could begin as soon as Dec. 22, NBA.com's Gil McGregor is joined by site contributor Matt Blum.

The two discuss some of the most pressing issues facing the Toronto Raptors in a unique offseason, including the priority to retain free agents Fred VanVleet and Serge Ibaka, other free agents the team could look to bring in, maintaining financial flexibility for the 2021 offseason and the potential of developing players like Chris Boucher and Matt Thomas into rotational mainstays.

NBA Draft 2020 Edition: Mid-to-late first-rounders that can make an immediate impact

NBA.com Draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett break down the remainder of the first round, covering which prospects are worth taking a chance on and which prospects are best-suited for the contenders selecting toward the end of the round.

The two also discuss the latest draft rumours around the league, including LaMelo Ball's draft stock and teams that could trade into the top two.

Finding Big Country: Chatting with award-winning film director Kat Jayme

NBA.com's Carlan Gay chats with award-winning film director Kat Jayme about her film Finding Big Country. They also discuss Jayme's upcoming project on the true story of the Vancouver Grizzlies called the GRIZZLY TRUTH, her Grizzlies fandom and so much more.

NBA Draft 2020 Edition: How will the rest of the lottery play out?

NBA.com Draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett discuss the players projected to be selected in the lottery of the 2020 NBA Draft.

Using superlatives to cover a wide range of prospects, learn about the players that are expected to be picked at Nos. 6 through 14, including the biggest sleepers and reaches, players that are moving in and out of the lottery and more.

New season, new look: Breaking down the Raps' new uniforms

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving provide their takes on the Toronto Raptors' recently-unveiled new uniforms, new looks around the league for the upcoming season as well as the big news regarding the changes in Toronto's coaching staff.

NBA Draft 2020 Edition: Discussing the top players in the class

NBA.com Draft experts Kyle Irving and Eric Fawcett discuss the top prospects in the 2020 NBA Draft class.

In addition to discussing the best player comparisons and best fits, the two delve into what the Minnesota Timberwolves and Golden State Warriors should do with their top picks and much more.

Will Serge Ibaka re-sign with the Raptors?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty break down the impending free agency of Toronto Raptors centre Serge Ibaka.

Where does he stand among free agent big men? Which teams will be in the running and what type of contract will Ibaka receive?

NBA Finals Talk and the Raps title odds in 2021

NBA.com's Gil McGregor, Scott Rafferty and Kyle Irving discuss the 2020 NBA Finals before spinning things forward to the upcoming season and the recently-revealed title odds for the Toronto Raptors in 2021.

Do the 2019 champs have a real shot at hoisting the Larry O'Brien Trophy next season?

Discussing Fred VanVleet's free agency

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty examine Fred VanVleet's impending free agency. WIll he stay in Toronto? Which teams will be vying for his services? How much money will he command?

And what does it all mean ahead of the star-studded free agent class of 2021?

What happens if Marc Gasol really leaves?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty discuss the Marc Gasol rumours. What happens if Gasol leaves the Raptors? Who should the Raptors look to replace him with?

What impact does it have on Toronto's cap space?

Has Nick Nurse proven he's the NBA's best coach?

In response to reports that Nick Nurse is set to become one of the league's highest-paid lead men, NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty evaluate his decision making in the 2020 Playoffs and discuss the long-term impact that retaining Nurse will have on the Raptors franchise.

Should the Raptors trade Norm Powell? And other offseason questions

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto-based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, take a look at the Raptors' offseason outlook including what to do with the roster going forward.

Post Game Pod: Heartbreak. Raptors' title defence ends in Game 7

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving recap Game 7 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: Lowry is unbelievable, Game 7 here we come!

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, recap Game 6 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: Is the Raptors' title defence over?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, recap Game 5 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: We've got a series now! Raptors even things up with gutsy Game 4 win.

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving recap Game 4 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: OG, oh my! Raptors season is still alive after Game 3 win

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, recap Game 3 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: Down 2-0 again, can the Raptors comeback?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, recap Game 2 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Post Game Pod: Raptors lose another Game 1, but is there more to it?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster, Ashley Docking, recap Game 1 of the Toronto Raptors-Boston Celtics semi-final series.

Series Preview: Will the Celtics be the Raptors' kryptonite?

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving preview the Toronto Raptors' round two match-up with the Boston Celtics.

Post Game Pod: Siakam has All-Star performance in Game 3 win over the Nets

NBA.com's Carlan Gay, Alex Novick and Scott Rafferty recap the Raptors' Game 3 victory over the Nets. They also take a look at what the Nets can be next season with Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving.

Preview Pod: Did the Nets expose a weakness in Toronto's offence?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty preview Game 3 of the first-round series between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets.

Post Game Pod: Fred, Norm lead Raptors to Game 2 victory over Nets

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster Ashley Docking recap the Raptors' Game 2 win over the Nets.

Preview Pod: What to look for in Game 2 of Raptors/Nets series

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Kyle Irving preview Game 2 of the first-round series between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets.

Post Game Pod: Raptors ride VanVleet to rare Game 1 win

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster Ashley Docking recap the Raptors' Game 1 win over the Nets. The two debate whether or not Fred VanVleet has become the Raptors' best player.

NBA Playoffs 2020: Toronto Raptors vs. Brooklyn Nets series preview

NBA.com's Gil McGregor and Scott Rafferty preview the Toronto Raptors' first-round series with the Brooklyn Nets.

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Post Game Pod: Stanimal FTW! Raps have fun beating 76ers, 125-121

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor break down the Stanimal game-winner!

Post Game Pod: Boucher, Thomas notch career-highs in win over Bucks

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Toronto based national broadcaster Ashley Docking break down the Raptors' 114-106 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Did Chris Boucher, Matt Thomas or RHJ play themselves into the rotation?

Post Game Pod: Pretty jerseys, ugly win Raptors bounced back vs. Grizzlies

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor break down the Raptors' 108-99 win over the Memphis Grizzlies.

Post Game Pod: Did the Celtics expose the Raptors?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay is joined by Toronto based national broadcaster Ashley Docking break down the Raptors' 122-100 loss to the Boston Celtics.

CEBL Summer Series, broadcasting and retirement w/ Jevohn Shepherd

NBA.com's Carlan Gay is joined by former National Team member Jevohn Shepherd to talk about his retirement, stepping into the broadcast world and the CEBL (Canadian Elite Basketball League).

Post Game Pod: Raps smother the Magic, Gasol's best game in the bubble

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty break down the Raptors' 109-99 win over the Orlando Magic.

Post Game Pod: Raps, Fred VanVleet out grit the Heat

NBA.com's Carlan Gay, Alex Novick and Gil McGregor break down the Raptors' 107-103 win over the Miami Heat.

Post Game Pod: Raptors lockdown Lakers, 107-92

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor break down the Raptors' 107-92 win over the Los Angeles Lakers.

Preview Pod: Raptors vs. Lakers - Aug. 1st

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty preview the Raptors' first game back against the Los Angeles Lakers.

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What did we learn from the scrimmages?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty discuss their biggest takeaways from the Toronto Raptors' three scrimmages.

What should we expect from the Scrimmages?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor talk about what Raptors fans should expect heading into the three scrimmage games this week.

They also debate who should get more minutes in the regular rotation - Chris Boucher, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson or Patrick McCaw.

Challenges of being a Black play-by-play announcer in the NBA with Meghan McPeak

NBA.com's Carlan Gay is joined by the play-by-play voice of the WNBA champion Washington Mystics and G-League's Captial City Go-Go, Meghan McPeak.

McPeak discusses her journey as a Black play-by-play announcer, calling championship seasons for the Raptors 905 and Mystics, the growth of Pascal Siakam and more.

The Bubble, the Raptors and the CEBL with Sean Woodley

NBA.com's Carlan Gay is joined by Locked On Raptors host Sean Woodley to discuss the Orlando bubble, the Raptors potential playoff storylines and the CEBL's Summer Series 2020.

Breaking down Raptors schedule in season return

Now that the schedule has been released for the eight seeding games before the playoffs, NBA.com's Micah Adams and Scott Rafferty break down what the Raptors still have to play for ahead of the playoffs.

Can the Raptors hold on to the No. 2 seed? Who will be in the rotation? Should Fred VanVleet or Norman Powell start? All that and more.

Where does each Raptors starter rank at their position?

NBA.com's Scott Rafferty and Alex Novick join Micah Adams to critique his recent article where he ranked each starter for the Raptors at their position.

Is VanVleet the 22nd-best shooting guard? Are there 14 small forwards better than Anunoby? Is Zion really better than Siakam? Read the full article on NBA.com .

The Great Debate: Are the Raptors getting disrespected...again?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Micah Adams are joined by freelance writer Rick Mele to answer the question: are the Raptors getting disrespected, again?

Adams and Mele debate that among other Raptors topics heading into the resume to the season in Orlando.

How important is Marc Gasol?

Marc Gasol was one of the most important pieces to the Raptors title run last season, but how important will he be this year?

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty discuss what Gasol means to Toronto's championship hopes.

The most clutch team in Toronto Raptors history

The 2019-20 version of the Toronto Raptors is the most clutch in team history.

Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty discuss whether or not that will hold up in the playoffs, who should be the go-to clutch performer Pascal Siakam or Kyle Lowry and what Nick Nurse's role is in all of this.

Would the Raptors benefit from the Sweet 16 playoffs?

The potential return of the NBA is heating up and it may feature a new playoff format. Would it help or hurt the Raptors' chances of repeating as champions?

The Raptors, playoffs, Brooklyn and beyond

Should the season return, what are the biggest factors for the defending champs?

How do they match up with the Brooklyn Nets? And how realistic is a repeat? The guys look all that and more on this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast.

What if Kawhi's shot four-bounced out?

It's the one year anniversary of Kawhi Leonard's game-winning shot in Game 7 to beat the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2019 Eastern Conference Semifinals. NBA.com's Micah Adams, Alex Novick and Scott Rafferty explore the alternate world in which Kawhi misses the game-winning bucket.

Who wins in overtime? Who wins the NBA title? Would Masai have blown it up? The guys dive deep into all that and more on the Raptors Podtable Podcast.

Bonus: Drake albums as NBA All-Stars

On the heels of Drake releasing another project (Dark Lane Demo Tapes), NBA.com's Gilbert McGregor and Kyle Irving go through the Canadian hip hop legend's entire catalogue and compare it to different stars in the NBA.

Breaking down the 2020 NBA Draft big board

NBA.com's draft expert Eric Fawcett stops by to breakdown his big board .

Where does LaMelo Ball land? Can Obi Toppin be serviceable in the NBA? Who's the biggest sleeper with a second-round grade? All that and more on this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast.

Canadian draft hopefuls with Elias Sbiet of North Pole Hoops

More Canadians in the NBA? Six Canadian Underclassmen have entered the 2020 NBA Draft and Director of Recruiting for North Pole Hoops Elias Sbiet stops by to talk about the prospects.

Will we see another record number of Canadians drafted this year? How much potential is in this year's draft class and who's up next?

Grading the 2019-20 Toronto Raptors

Class is in session on this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast as NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Kyle Irving grade the Toronto Raptors' season.

Did Pascal Siakam get a passing mark? Is an A+ enough for Nick Nurse? Find out what the guys give the entire 2019-20 roster and front office.

It happened...it's real.

On this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast, NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty recap the 2019 NBA Finals series between the Toronto Raptors and Golden State Warriors.

The two share their experiences covering the series and more as the Raptors claim their first-ever NBA title.

What if Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady stayed together?

Would Tracy McGrady have become the Hall of Famer we know him as today? Would they have been Toronto's version of Michael Jordan and Scottie Pippen? Would they have won a championship?

NBA.com's Gilbert McGregor and Scott Rafferty look at what one of greatest "what ifs" in Toronto Raptors history.

Look at this, we created this

On this edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast, NBA.com's Carlan Gay and special guest and host of Locked On Bucks Kane Pitman recap the historic six-game series between the Toronto Raptors and Milwaukee Bucks.

The two share their experiences covering the series and more as the Raptors reach the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history.

Four bounces changed everything

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor recap the classic game seven battle between the Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers. The guys talk about how they were feeling at the time of the series and what they learned coming out of it.

They'll also answer the question of who would win in a playoff series today.

Kyle Lowry - the basketball chameleon

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Scott Rafferty take a look at one of the greatest Raptors of all-time - Kyle Lowry and how he's changed his game over the last four years. From an iso and pick and roll scorer to one of the better playmakers in the league, Lowry's done it all in just four short years.

The guys dive deep into the numbers and more on this episode dedicate to Lowry.

Reliving and recapping the Raptors 2019 1st round series with Orlando Magic

On the debut edition of the Raptors Podtable Podcast , NBA.com Global's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor recap the Raptors' 4-1 series win over the Orlando Magic - AGAIN!

They discuss Kyle Lowry's Game 1 performance, they talk about what they thought at the time of watching the series unfold and their confidence in the Raptors eventually winning the series. They also discuss their biggest takeaways from the series in hindsight.

That and more on the debut episode of the Raptors Podtable Podcast .

Pascal, Pascal and more Pascal

NBA.com's Micah Adams and Scott Rafferty take a look at where Pascal Siakam has improved the most this season, whether or not he'll make an All-NBA team and whether he or Kyle Lowry is the team MVP for the 2019-20 season.

They have beaten Michael, they have beaten the Bulls!

NBA.com's Carlan Gay and Gil McGregor rewatch and breakdown one of the Toronto Raptors' most iconic victories - the day they beat Michael Jordan and the 72-win Chicago Bulls.

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