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Sportsnet's Raptors & NBA Podcast

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June 5: Raptors Head Coaching Search
June 05 2018
April 15: Is Kyle Lowry helping or hurting the Raptors?
April 15 2019

Arden Zwelling and Joseph Casciaro have covered the Toronto Raptors extensively during their six straight playoff runs. After being in the Scotiabank Arena for the Raptors game one loss to the Orlando Magic they joined Donnovan Bennett to discuss if they are still confident this team is better equipped for playoff success, Nick Nurse's rotation and if Kyle Lowry's performance was as bad as his stat line.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Donnovan Bennett.

Audio Credits: Fox Sports Florida, Sportsnet and WDBO.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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April 12: What to expect from this Raptors playoff run
April 12 2019

Tyler Ennis played two seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers from 2016-2018. He joins Donnovan to discuss the turmoil around the Lakers after Magic Johnson’s resignation and if the Toronto Raptors are better equipped for playoff success than ever before.

Then Jesse Rubinoff, Danielle Michaud and Faizal Khamisa sit in to talk about the Raptors heading into the post-season and what success or failure will mean for Kawhi Leonard’s future with the team.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Donnovan Bennett.

Audio Credits: CBS Los Angeles, ESPN, Fox Sports Florida, Fox Sports Southwest, NBA TV, Sportsnet and The Fan 590.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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April 2: The Making Of A One-And-Done Player
April 02 2019

Tyler Ennis played a single season for Syracuse and then entered the NBA draft, where he was picked 18th overall in 2014. He joins Donnovan to discuss the decision-making process that makes one-and-done players like Zion Williamson and RJ Barrett.

The pair also break down how the first round of the playoffs is looking for the Raptors, check in on March Madness and how the Canadians have fared, and discuss some of the homegrown high-school talent on display at the Biosteel All-Canadian Game.

This episode is produced by Amil Delic, sound engineered by Christian Ryan, and hosted by Donnovan Bennett.

Audio Credits: ESPN, NCAA and Sportsnet

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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March 26: Are the Raptors better when they play small ball?
March 26 2019

Donnovan Bennett and Tyler Ennis discuss the Toronto Raptors playing small ball, the opening rounds of the NCAA tournament and the debate around paying collegiate athletes.

Then, the Globe and Mail’s Rachel Brady is in studio. She talks about the differences between covering the 2018–19 Raptors versus previous years and the state of female athletics in Canada.

This episode is produced and sound engineered by Amil Delic, and hosted by Donnovan Bennett.

Audio Credits: NBC Sports Boston, Sportsnet, The FAN 590 and WFNZ.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

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