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episode 96 - “trade deadline” - toronto raptors talk

The Raptors have now moved to 2nd place in the Eastern Conference after a devastating defeat at the hands of the Milwaukee Bucks at home. The team's shooting woes and fundamental errors are starting to bleed through and are becoming much more apparent. With the Trade Deadline approaching, it's clear that a move has to be made in order to really make a push towards

To tackle these and other topics, host Adam Corsair is joined by Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views. Connor and Adam touch on a bunch of topics, including:

The loss against the Bucks.

Raptors shooting woes.

Get AD.

Trade Targets

Predictions

It’s a Toronto Raptors Podcast that you won’t want to miss!

episode 92 - “midseason round table” - toronto raptors talk

As we reach the halfway point of the season, the Raptors currently hold the best winning record in the NBA at 29-12. We’ve seen the growth of Pascal Siakam, who many are claiming to be the sure-fire nominee for the Most Improved Player of the Year; we’ve seen the impact a player that Kawhi Leonard can have on a team that has otherwise coasted on repeat; we’ve seen how crucial and valuable resting can be for certain key players on the team can be (Serge and Kawhi, for instance); and we’ve seen how successful this team can be if they are running on all cylinders.

However, we’ve also seen how negatively impactful injuries can be and how it can mess with the team’s chemistry. Injuries to Kyle Lowry and Jonas Valanciunas have made the Raptors a bit more vulnerable and, at times, exposed to the competition. Is a trade on the horizon to mitigate these issues? How long can the Raptors go with such key players on the shelf?

To discuss these and other topics, we have our annual Midseason ROUND TABLE! Host Adam Corsair is joined by a familiar crew of Demar Grant of Tip of the Tower, Jordan Kligman of the 416 Basketball Podcast & Hash Tag Basketball, and Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views to revisit their respective preseason predictions and to review the half season that was. We get into detail as to what has encouraged us, what has us concerned, where we think the team is heading, and we revisit our win total predictions.

It's a special Raptors ROUND TABLE show that you will not want to miss!

episode 90 - “christmas edition” - toronto raptors talk

he Raptors are STILL at the top of the NBA and the Eastern Conference with a record of 25-10. Although the team is a bit depleted due to injuries, they are certainly showing how resilient they are, letting the entire NBA that there is no quit in them despite the roster holes. Can this pace continue?

To discuss these and other topics, host Adam Corsair is joined by Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views. Connor and Adam break down a bunch of topics, such as:

- Kawhi going to LA.
- Are the Raptors one piece away?
- 3 point shooting woes.
- Too Sweet Moment of the Week.
- Predictions.

It's a Raptors centered show that you WON'T want to miss!

episode 83 - “resergence” - toronto raptors talk

The Raptors are cruising at the top of the Eastern Conference in the NBA. While currently undefeated at home, the Raptors have an overall record of 12-1, winning 9 of their last 10 and succeeding in a West Coast sweep of 4 games for the first time in franchise history. We say it often that this team is different, but they continue to provide us evidence of this with every game played.

To unpack the team's recent success, host Adam Corsair is joined by Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views to recap the week that was. They touch on topics such as Serge Ibaka's resurgence, Pascal Siakam's improvement, whether or not Jimmy Butler to the Sixers will be impactful, plus our Too Sweet Moment of the Week and Game Predictions.

It's a Raptors show that you won't want to miss!

episode 79 - “season preview round table” - toronto raptors talk

Here we go - the start of the 2018-19 Toronto Raptors regular season has finally arrived. This is, without a doubt, the most anticipated Raptors' season in franchise history. Expectations have never been higher as the team's future will be riding on the success or failure of the team's performance this season. What's more, the reputation and legacy of the team's President, Masai Ujiri, is very much on the line and will be put to the test with this team.

The stakes have never ever been higher than they are right now.

To preview this season, host Adam Corsair is joined by three familiar guests for a special ROUND TABLE discussion! Demar Grant of Tip of the Tower, Jordan Kligman of Hashtag Basketball and host of the 416 Basketball Podcast, and Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views all discuss what fans have in store for the Toronto Raptors this upcoming season. Topics include leveling our expectations, what this season means for Masai Ujiri, the landscape of the Eastern Conference, our win total predictions, and much more!

It's a special Raptors ROUND TABLE show that you will not want to miss!

episode 77 - “media day reflections” - toronto raptors talk

This past Monday, the Toronto Raptors held their annual Media Day Event to kickstart the 2018-19 NBA Season. Pressers were held as head coach Nick Nurse, Kawhi Leonard/Masai Ujiri/Danny Green, and Kyle Lowry each held their own respective segments. There's a LOT to unpack as to what we saw on Media Day, as well as many questions that have been left on the minds' of Toronto Raptors fans.

Joining host Adam Corsair is Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views to unpack everything that went down on Media Day. They talk what we should expect from Nick Nurse in comparison to Dwane Casey, the first impressions from Kawhi and Danny Green being introduced to the media, and what we should make of Kyle Lowry and his demeanor. We also touch on the Jimmy Butler trade rumors and why the Raptors wouldn't be a fit.

It's a Raptors centered episode that you WON'T want to miss!

episode 70 “the trade deadline” - toronto blue jays talk

With the MLB Trade Deadline just a week away, it marks a turning point for the Blue Jays and exactly what direction to intend to go. With trade chips such as J.A. Happ, Josh Donaldson, Roberto Osuna, and others, the Blue Jays as we have gotten to know them will (hopefully) look a whole lot different. Though some fans may not like the idea of seeing old faces in new jerseys, the light at the end of the tunnel will be the youth that brings this organization back into Championship contention where they belong.

To discuss these and other topics, host Adam Corsair is joined by Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views. Connor and Adam break down the possible trade candidates the Jays currently have, what the return may be, and what this means for the Jays' future. Plus, they discuss the incident involving the Toronto media and Marcus Stroman two weeks ago in Boston.

episode 69 - “kawhi” - toronto raptors talk

Toronto Raptors Show!

Sooooo this happened... Kawhi Leonard is now a Toronto Raptor and DeMar DeRozan is not. In what is being described as the biggest trade in Raptors' team history, Masai Ujiri undoubtably ditched his mostly conservative approach and is now really going for it, as he successfully traded away the most popular star in the team's history for now the biggest. It's a gamble, as Kawhi is a pure rental piece with only one year of service time remaining on his contract. But it's a risk worth taking.

Yes, this actually happened.

Host Adam Corsair is joined by three guests to break down this move in its entirety - Demar Grant of Tip of the Tower, Jordan Kligman of Hash Tag Basketball and the host of the Hash Tag Raptors Podcast, and Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views. Simply put, we covered it all. All of the concerns, excitements, apprehensions, and embraces.

It's a Raptors centered show that you will now want to miss!

episode 66 - part 2 - “the unfortunate reality” - toronto blue jays talk

Weekly Toronto Blue Jays Talk!

Things were looking up for the Blue Jays after achieving a solid sweep against division rivals in the Baltimore Orioles. However, the Jays came crashing down to an unfortunate reality of their own after being swept by fellow division occupiers in the Tampa Bay Rays immediately after. It's hard to gauge this team, as they've been polarizing thus far. With the position of being sellers at the trade deadline seeming like an inevitability, it's time for us to accept the fact that the hopes for a 2nd Wild Card in 2018 just may not be at the table.

To discuss these and other topics, host Adam Corsair is joined once again by Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views for PART 2 of our exclusive Toronto sports talk! Connor and Adam tackle topics like Russell Martin's recent struggles, Randal Grichuk coming back to life, possible trade candidates and returns, and the Roberto Osuna controversy. We also predict the results for the upcoming series against the Nationals, Braves, and Angels!

It's a Blue Jays show that you surely will not want to miss!

Be sure to check out PART 1 of our conversation where we talk all things Toronto Raptors and the promotion of Nick Nurse as their new head coach!

episode 66 - part 1 - “from within” - toronto raptors talk

Join us for PART 1 of Episode 66 of the South of the 6ix Podcast!

This one is all Toronto Raptors.

As the last team in search of their new head coach, the Toronto Raptors finally filled the void by signing internal candidate and former assistant coach, Nick Nurse. Of course, this generated a lot of chatter within the fanbase with fans wondering what differences they will see with someone that has been part of the organization since 2013. How will Nurse's vision differ than Dwane Casey's in order for the team to get over the Playoff hump?

To tackle these and other topics, host Adam Corsair is joined by guest Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views. Connor and Adam spend the episode discussing the hiring of Nick Nurse, what this means for the team moving forward, what moves we should expect the team to make, and what sort of difference we should expect for next season.

It's a Toronto Raptors discussion that you won't want to miss!

episode 64 - “everything” - toronto raptors and blue jays talk

For the first time, join us as we discuss BOTH the Toronto Blue Jays AND Toronto Raptors ON THE SAME SHOW!

As the title of the episode indicates, host Adam Corsair and guest Connor Chambers of Toronto Sports Views cover EVERYTHING! For the very first time, the same guest on the same show will assist in covering both teams! Connor and Adam cover everything from the Raptors playoff performance, Masai Ujiri's judgment of players, possible trade candidates, and where the Raptors' future lies. They also tackle a boatload of Blue Jays topics such as Josh Donaldson's trade value, Marcus Stroman's injury woes, Vlad Guerrero Jr. (of course!), and so much more!