Let’s Go Raptors: 10 Toronto Raptors Podcasts to Listen to This Season
With the NBA season already on its way, the Toronto Raptors start their season tonight in Tampa Bay, Florida. Despite not being able to play in front of a Toronto crowd this season, there are other ways to get close to the Raptors. One way is finding a podcast on your favorite team. Here is a list of 10 Toronto Raptor podcasts for you to enjoy:
With 850+ podcasts to their name, this podcast has been going strong since October 2016. From the Locked On podcast network, this podcast remains one of the top Toronto Raptors podcasts out there. Posting episodes multiple times a week, host Sean Woodley adds a consistent approach to your favourite basketball team as the season progresses.
A podcast from Yahoo Sports Canada, Raptors Over Everything is self-described as, “Host William Lou of Yahoo Sports Canada covers everything to do with the Toronto Raptors.” They also post a reaction piece after every game. With 300+ episodes, Raptors Over Everything is a must for Toronto Raptor fans.
This podcast is a weekly show with 140+ episodes. “Blake Murphy and Eric Koreen of The Athletic Toronto are the Raptors Reasonabilists!” These guys bring nearly an hour of content to you almost every week, taking a deep dive at the team’s current issues and rumors.
This podcast comes from Raptors Republic, more than just a podcast, the Raptors Republic is a community. Their blog has a star-studded team of contributors. Their podcast features several hosts and episodes in a collection of raptors podcasts such as Talking Raptors, Raptors Weekly Podcast, Pardon the Corruption, and many more. This is a must-subscribe for Raptor fans.
From SB Nation, Raptors HQ tells your right in their name who they’re for. Hosts Jason Leung, Andreas Babiolakis, and Jay Rosales are heading into their 3rd season with the show, and they have in-depth weekly discussions. On top of that, during the playoffs, they offer post-game reaction episodes. With over 2 years and 140+ podcasts, this show definitely worth checking out.
More than just amazing cover art, the Raptors Podtable Podcast is the NBA.com Global team podcast. With a unique perspective, not only do they provide analytic deep-dives, but they also will keep you up to date with Canadians in the league. Since releasing their first podcast last March, they’ve already amassed 70+ episodes, putting them out once to twice a week.
The Raptors Digest brings you the latest news, basketball rumours, and heated debates. Hosts Ben Rogers and Ryker Richard bring you some easy to consume raptors content every couple of days. The shows typically run between 15-25 minutes as the boys give their takes.
If you’re looking for a show with a female lead, this Toronto Raptors podcast is for you. Approaching a year in, the podcast has had a recent episode with guest Malcolm Miller. Check out this podcast!
75+ episodes in, the Raptors Reddit Podcast is a Raptors Reddit community podcast, which is pretty cool. This weekly show is devoted to the Raptors sub-reddit, and frequently features some really unique and interesting guests. We also always appreciate a show with a great intro and outro!
10. Tim and Sid
Despite not being a full-on Raptors podcast, it’s no secret that Tim and Sid are basketball guys. As two prevalent sportscasters in Toronto, check out all the Tim and Sid episodes on the Raptors – and there are lots to choose from!