Author Archives: Blake Murphy

Podcast Appearance: Indie Basketball

Title: Podcast Appearance: Indie Basketball
Date: November 23, 2020
Original Source: Indie Basketball
Synopsis: I joined the inaugural episode of the Indie Basketball podcast, engaging in an NBA Player Names fantasy draft.
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Columbia House Party: 56. Panic! at the Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (2005)

Title: Columbia House Party: 56. Panic! at the Disco – A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out (2005)
Date: November 24, 2020
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the 56th episode of Columbia House Party, we bring a good friend on to discuss a little Panic! At the Disco.

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Raptors roster and cap update: Sizing up Aron Baynes and other weekend deals

Title: Raptors roster and cap update: Sizing up Aron Baynes and other weekend deals
Date: November 22, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about a trio of Raptors’ signings after losing their two incumbent centres, and where they go from here. Read an excerpt!

Raptors’ options at centre now that Serge Ibaka is a Clipper

Title: Raptors’ options at centre now that Serge Ibaka is a Clipper
Date: November 22, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I looked at the Raptors options at centre with Serge Ibaka (and maybe Marc Gasol) moving on. Read an excerpt!

Podcas Appearance: FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA W/ BLAKE MURPHY – Raptors Weekly Podcast

Title: Video Appearance: FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA W/ BLAKE MURPHY – Raptors Weekly Podcast
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I ran it back to my old home at Raptors Republic for a video podcast discussing the Raptors’ free agent outlook.

You can check out my earlier TV appearances here.

What Fred VanVleet’s new deal means for the Raptors now, next summer and beyond

Title: What Fred VanVleet’s new deal means for the Raptors now, next summer and beyond
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, I wrote about the Raptors re-signing Fred VanVleet and all of the implications – cap, roster, vibes – related to it. Read an excerpt!

Raptors Weekly Podcast – FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA

Title: Raptors Weekly Podcast – FREE AGENCY EXTRAVAGANZA
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: Raptors Republic
Synopsis: I joined the latest edition of Raptors Weekly Podcast to discuss the Raptors ahead of NBA free agency.
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CTV News Channel television appearance discussing the Raptors in Tampa

Title: CTV News Channel television appearance discussing the Raptors in Tampa
Date: November 21, 2020
Original Source: CTV News Channel
Synopsis: I made my latest appearance on CTV News Channel, discussing the Raptors’ decision to start their 2020-21 season in Tampa.

Video to come.

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Why the Raptors chose Tampa as their temporary home and what comes next

Title: Why the Raptors chose Tampa as their temporary home and what comes next
Date: November 20, 2020
Original Source: The Athletic
Synopsis: In my latest for The Athletic Toronto, Eric Koreen and I broke down the Raptors’ decision to start their season in Tampa after the Canadian government declined their request to play in Toronto. Read an excerpt!

Columbia House Party: Singles: Rufio – Above Me

Title: Columbia House Party: Singles: Rufio – Above Me
Original Source: Columbia House Party
Synopsis: In the latest mini-episode of Columbia House Party, we remember some bands with Rufio’s Above Me.

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