NBA Podcast: 25 years of Raptors basketball with Doug Smith
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Welcome to the latest edition of "Pound the Rock," an NBA podcast hosted by Joseph Casciaro and Joe Wolfond.

Find the show on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher, and Spotify.

Topics for this episode include:

  • The Toronto Star's Doug Smith joins the show to discuss his book, "We the North: 25 Years of the Toronto Raptors"
  • The early hurdles the Raptors and then-Vancouver Grizzlies needed to overcome
  • Mascot hijinks: What does taking a T-shirt cannon to the face feel like?
  • Was Isiah Thomas a visionary?
  • Damon Stoudamire was an underrated NBA star
  • Vinsanity: The rise, fall, and resurrection of Air Canada Carter
  • When will the Raptors honor Vince Carter with a jersey retirement or statue?
  • DeMar DeRozan opening up about his mental health
  • How NBA media has changed over the last quarter-century
  • Does David West really think the Chris Bosh-Andrea Bargnani pairing would thrive in 2020?
  • What if Steve Nash picked the Raptors in free agency in 2012 and Toronto never acquired Kyle Lowry?
NBA Podcast: 25 years of Raptors basketball with Doug Smith
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