Podcast: Raptors Republic, Celtics Blog and Bright Side of the Sun

The good man from Bright Side of the Sun organized a little blogger roundtable with myself and Steve from the Celtics Blog. Andrea Bargnani’s topic #1 but others include: Jermaine O’Neal, shutting Rajan Rondo down, the Celtics/Raptors home-and-home, Kapono to the Celtics, Marbury as the Celtics off-guard (hilarious reaction from Steve), the Celtics’ love for ... Read more

Talking Raptors ball with Tim Chisholm

I spoke with Tim Chisholm of TSN.ca about a variety of topics including Chris Bosh’s franchise player status, Jose Calderon’s strengths and weaknesses, Bryan Colangelo playing the scapegoat card, possible trade scenarios, Andrea Bargnani’s VL status and much more. The upcoming roadtrip, season expectations and playoff positioning is also up for discussion. You can read ... Read more

Just not good enough + Fan Podcast

Anybody else getting tired of being laughed at? Raptors 94, Cavaliers 114 We’re allowed a 15 man roster of which we’re not using two spots. So we’re down to 13. Then we have Jawai so we’re down to 12. Then we have Hassan Adams, Will Solomon and Roko Ukic so our NBA quality players are ... Read more

O’Neal questionable, Melo probable + Podcast preview

I previewed tonight’s matchup with Benjamin Hochman who is a beat writer for the Denver Post and covers the Nuggets on a daily basis. It’s a conversation between two fans more than an interview and we touch on various topics including Iverson vs Billups, JR Smith, Kleiza, Nene, KMart’s steal on Bosh, Birdman, Calderon, Ukic, ... Read more

Heat preview, podcast and RR is your TV today

Miami in town today and what’s so special about them? Instead of the boring mugshots every NBA team uses they’re dressed up like the Reservoir Dogs. Classy to say the least, except for Chris Quinn who looks a lot like…well…Chris Quinn. I previewed the game by talking to Mike Wallace of the Miami Herald. Some ... Read more

Raptors flunk Pistons test; Matt Devlin talks to RR about it

Prince killed Moon Detroit Pistons 100, Toronto Raptors 93 It had to happen, it just sucks that it happened at home against a depleted Pistons team. The 3-0 start had given the team a lot of confidence heading into this one and as Jermaine O’Neal pointed out pre-game, it was an early measuring stick of ... Read more

Opening Tip, Previewing GSW with a podcast interview and more

Instead of giving you a Raptor fans’ opinion about what the Warriors bring to the table, it’s better to get somebody who has covered the Warriors on a daily basis for more than a decade. I had a chance to preview tonight’s game with Matt Steinmetz who is an analyst for Comcast Sports Bay Area ... Read more

Tim Chisholm talks to Raptors Republic

Tim Chisholm, basketball writer for TSN.ca was kind enough to chat some hoops with us. You can check out his regular blog here. Here’s a very brief summary: Sam Mitchell’s X’s and O’s: Feel’s like Sam’s not capable of having a great assistant which takes a large role in how the team works. Mitchell’s gone ... Read more