Episode 178: Where Were You Last Night? An Oral History of The Shot (with Blake Murphy, Max Kerman, Sportsfeld, Sean Woodley, Vivek Jacob, Devang Desai, Rob Rousseau, Josh Custodio & Vyas Saran)

This week on the show that gets it to go, it’s a very special episode as a wide array of guests stop in to answer one question: Where were you last night? Writers, podcasters, artists and fans share their perspectives on The Shot — Kawhi Leonard’s Game 7 buzzer beater to keep the Raptors’ playoff hopes alive. Already an iconic highlight in both NBA and Toronto sports history, we break it all down with an examination of the moment. An oral history of The Shot. Joining me to do so are:

Sean Woodley, Raptors HQ & Locked On Raptors (0:07:50)
Blake Murphy, The Athletic (0:21:23)
Max Kerman, Arkells (0:32:53)
Andrew Zuber, Yahoo Sports Canada & Sportsfeld (0:40:19)
Josh Custodio, bartender & Top Marks (0:53:42)
Rob Rousseau, writer & 49th Parahell (1:03:56)
Devang Desai, theScore & Open Era (1:28:32)
Vyas Saran, Maclean’s & Roxy Fever (1:42:30)
Jake Goldsbie, actor & Sportsfeld (1:46:02)
Vivek Jacob, Yahoo Sports Canada & Locked On Raptors (2:11:37)

Tremendous talents all, and I thank them for their time and stories.

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Outro Music: “Compromise”, by Shad