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How Much Longer Can You Trust The Process?
May 14 2022
Eric Smith and Paul Jones share their thoughts on Joel Embiid's post-game comments about James Harden and the entire state of the 'Process'. Alvin Williams joins to talk about how those comments can affect the locker room, and what the 76ers can do to improve going forward (8:00). Warriors Play by Play Tim Roye stops by to discuss the Warriors once again advancing to the Western Conference Finals, and the emergence of Andrew Wiggins (24:00). ESPN's Bobby Marks joins to continue breaking down the 76ers, Kyrie Irving vs. the Nets, and how the Warriors were able to bounce back so fast (32:00). Finally, they give their final thoughts on the MVP being awarded to Nikola Jokic, discuss the other contenders, and offer their Game 7 predictions ahead of Sunday's slate. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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Expectations and Surprises from the Second Round
May 07 2022
Eric Smith and Paul Jones share some thoughts on the second round of the NBA Playoffs so far, discuss the press conference by Masai Ujiri, and chat about Nick Nurse's future. They are joined by Raptors analyst Alvin Williams to talk about the team's off-season plans, and his thoughts on the Sixers - Raptors first round series (8:00). LA Times' Dan Woike stops by to talk about the Lakers interest in both Nick Nurse and Adrian Griffin, and what the Lakers need to do this off-season to right the ship (23:00). Afterwards, Canada Basketball's President and CEO Mike Bartlett previews what the summer holds for the national programs and takes a look at a few specific athletes across the country (40:00). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates. 
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The Raptors in Review
April 30 2022
Eric and Paul weigh in on the end of the Raptors season and some reaction to Fred Van Vleet’s post-season availability. Doug Smith looks at the improvement of the core over the course of the season, the future for both Thad Young and Chris Boucher as well as the need for adding shooting off the bench (10:56). Marc Spears chats about Scottie Barnes’ rookie year, why the best is yet to come and if the Raptors’ roster composition might be something other teams try to emulate (32:19). The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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Raptors on the Verge of Getting Bounced Early by Sixers
April 21 2022
Eric Smith and Paul Jones chat about the Raptors Game 3 loss to the Sixers in overtime and are joined by SiriusXM NBA's Justin Termine to touch on Joel Embiid's game-winning shot, the valuable playoff experience the young players on Toronto will receive, how Devin Booker's injury could affect the Phoenix Suns' playoff run and why the Celtics-Nets series is one of his favourites to watch (10:45). Afterward, former Raptor and Sportsnet analyst Alvin Williams (28:46) hops on to share his thoughts on Toronto's defence in the final play in OT, a player's perspective after losing a game that was in their hands, and how they can get Pascal Siakam's offence going. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
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