"The Rapcast" has been a staple of Raptors Republic for years. Raptors Republic runs four podcasts.

  • Raptors Weekly: Airs every Monday and hosted by Zarar Siddiqi, RW covers the week that was and what's ahead.
  • Raptors Weekly Extra: Airs every Friday featuring Blake Murphy and William Lou, RWX takes a broader perspective of events including insights from Blake who covers the Raptors like none other.
  • Talking Raptors: Airs mid-week during the season and hosted by Barry Taylor and Nick Reynoldson, TR is the best Raptors culture podcast on the planet.
  • The Doctor Is In: Airs occasionally before the All-Star break and hosted by Steve Gennaro, episodes ramp up as the draft gets relevant. Features the Worldwide Roundtable and focuses on college basketball.
You can listen by subscribing to the iTunes feed, checking out the Soundcloud channel, listening on Stitcher Radio on Android, or any other of your favorite ways. The podcast is searchable on all mobile apps.

Raptors Weekly

Older Podcasts

  • #378 – Raptors Weekly Podcast, Jan 11 – No Country for Jowled Men

    The Raptors beat some minnows, lose to the supreme and defeat Washington, which earns them a trip to London. We trash Tim and Sid, and bid goodbye to Andrew as he starts his travels. Topics include: Cleveland loss JV’s return and his play compared to Biyombo DeMarre Carroll injury Brooklyn, Philly and Washington wins Andrea… Read more »

  • Raptors Weekly Podcast, Nov 7 – Smells Like Moral Victory

    It’s been a week of moral victories and deflating defeats, or so they say. We challenge all assumptions as the Raptors continue their homestand. From Kyle Lowry’s brilliance to James Johnson’s absence, from Bebe’s buckets to Ross’s headband, it’s all covered on an hour plus Raptors Weekly.

Raptors Weekly Extra

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Talking Raptors

Talking Raptors Podcast – S3 E10 – Good Times


This team has been impressive for the last little while and the positive play is putting smiles on peoples faces. A very happy Nick and Barry return this week with a brand new episode breaking down how happy our beloved Raptors are making them.

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  • #354 – Talking Raptors, S3 E2 – Making History

    After a franchise record start for the Raptors, the guys are back with their second episode of the season. With lots of ups and a few downs, Nick and Barry examine whats going right so far and what could use a fix. The team has got them pretty excited.

  • Talking Raptors Podcast, Oct 28 – Season Premiere

    Ok folks, its time to get excited. Our boys are back in action and your boys are back to podcasting. In the first episode of the new season, Nick and Barry attempt to articulate their thoughts, hopes and dreams about the new look Raps.

The Doctor Is In

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  • The Doctor Is In Podcast, June 11 – Happy Happy, Joy Joy

    Steve and his brother Mike talk NBA Finals, LeBron’s legacy, Tristan Thompson, free agents, the positive of the Raptors roster as-is, and assistant coaches.  And in all cases, it’s happy and light. Follow @raptorsrepublicFollow @_sgennaroShare this:

  • The Dr Is In Podcast, June 3 – Weighing in on DeMar

    Toronto Raptors’ DeMar DeRozan waves to the crowd as he leaves the court following his team’s 100-84 win over Philadelphia 76ers in an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 Toronto. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Chris Young)The crew take on the DeMar DeRozan trade talk head-on by weighing in on the man that everyone loves… Read more »