Free Association: Does dominating Cavs mean Raptors are for real?

Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) reacts after being fouled by Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan (10) during second half in Toronto on Thursday, January 11, 2018. (Frank Gunn/CP)

Donnovan Bennett and J.D. Bunkis deliver a one-stop shop for all your Toronto Raptors talk and take listeners around the NBA with assists from the biggest names — and one-of-a-kind characters — from across the Association.

On this episode, Donnovan Bennett and JD Bunkis evaluate the Toronto Raptors’ beatdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers with no Kyle Lowry or Serge Ibaka.

The guys tip off the show by discussing the career game by Fred VanVleet in the big Raptors win over Cleveland (1:00).

Later they discuss the inner turmoil surrounding LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers (10:55).

At the end of the podcast, the guys discuss Serge Ibaka’s most recent suspension (27:10).

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