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Raptors Open Gym: Fast Break

Year: 2016
Genre: Sports

Raptors Open Gym: Fast break brings the NBA to the GTA. Go behind closed doors and follow your favourite players on and off the court. Host Kat Stefankiewicz meets the fans, coaches, and rising stars that make the North a force in the basketball world. Plus, get league highlights, player profiles, debates, and playing tips from the league’s best coaches.


Episode 1

In the season premiere of Open Gym: Fast Break, we visit the man cave of a Raptors super fan, Kat runs some Xs & Os with the Ryerson Rams, and Paul Jones shares an anecdote from the team’s inaugural season. All this and the best from the NBA, the GTA and our favourite docu-series Open Gym.

Episode 2

This week on Fast Break, we look at the legacy of Eastern Commerce Collegiate and recall when the Raptors drafted Damon Stoudamire. All this, plus Shot 4 Shot, clips from Open Gym and the best of the NBA and GTA.

Episode 3

This week, Fast Break catches up with Raptors 905 coach and former NBA All-Star Jerry Stackhouse, and Franchise Five returns with a Raptors edition. All this, plus clips from Open Gym, and the best of the NBA and GTA.

Episode 4

Fast Break catches up with top high school recruit O’Shae Brissett, and Raptors 905 players showcase their best trick shots. All this, plus highlights from the NBA, the GTA and key moments from Open Gym.

Episode 5

This week, Fast Break sits down with new Raptor Fred VanVleet, while Brampton native and prep school phenom Danilo Djuricic talks about his recent Harvard scholarship. All this, plus our favourite clips from Open Gym.

Episode 6

This week on Fast Break, members of Raptors 905 flex their artistic chops and watch a Raptors game with the Stauskas family, as son Nik returns home. All this, plus a visit to a cornerstone of the local basketball scene.

Episode 7

This week, Fast Break sits down with Raptors 905 head coach Jerry Stackhouse and visits the Athlete Institute. All this, plus the second part of the Falstaff Community Centre story, and our favourite clips from Open Gym.

Episode 8

This week on Fast Break, Mississauga native and Philadelphia 76ers guard Nik Stauskas talks about his favourite Raptors player. Also, the remarkable women’s team at Humber College shows us what it takes to go undefeated.

Episode 9

This week, Fast Break sits down with national team member and Stanford University commit Alyssa Jerome, to discuss her basketball journey. This, plus the best from the NBA, the GTA and our favourite docu-series Open Gym.

Episode 10

This week, Fast Break looks through the lens with top basketball photographer Charlie Lindsay and takes a trip down memory lane with Raptors Analyst Jack Armstrong. All this, plus our favourite clips from Open Gym.

Episode 11

Fast Break talks to D-League coach Scott Morrison, about giving opportunities to Canadian coaches, while Raptors’ broadcast producer Dan Gladman shares his front row account of Vince Carter’s 51-point performance.

Episode 12

This week on Fast Break, Kelly Olynyk, Brady Heslip and others discuss their favourite basketball courts in the city. Also, Jack Armstrong relives Raptors history, while Open Gym profiles Toronto’s own Cory Joseph.

Episode 13

This week, Fast Break sits down with the team behind Open Gym, examining key moments in show’s history, including the 2013 Rudy Gay trade. All this and the best from the NBA, the GTA and the latest episode of Open Gym.

Episode 14

This week on Raptors Open Gym: Fast Break, we recognize Black History Month with Tony Simms, the first black male to play basketball for Canada in the ‘84 Olympics. Plus, we pay a visit to the Boston Gardens.

Episode 15

Fast Break strolls down memory lane, with Brampton native Tyler Ennis’ first NBA game, Rod Black’s recollections of a Raptors win over a historic Chicago Bulls team, and the Open Gym crew taking us behind-the-scenes.

Episode 16

Fast Break talks to Hamilton’s Alannah Yates about her season playing with the Sherwood Secondary boys team. Also, we travel to Brooklyn and Open Gym takes us inside the Toronto Raptors war room on Draft Day.

Episode 17

Fast Break visits Sheridan College to discuss their undefeated season and quest for a National Championship without their head coach; travels to Washington, DC; and highlights our favourite moments from Open Gym.

Episode 18

Fast Break checks in with Central Tech head coach Kevin Jeffers about why he returned to the game. Also, TSN's Nabil Karim reminisces on last year’s Raptors playoff run, and clips from the docuseries Open Gym.

Episode 19

Fast Break talks to professional dunker Justin Darlington, who went from the courts of Toronto to competing around the world. We follow-up on stories from earlier in the season, and Road Diaries visits Milwaukee.

Episode 20

In our season finale, Fast Break visits Mississauga, for the Raptors 905’s first ever playoff series. All this, plus an epic battle in Shot 4 Shot, a trip to Philadelphia and clips from the docuseries Open Gym.

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