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20 Best Canadian Basketball Podcasts of 2022

Are you wanting to learn more about canadian basketball? Well you’ve come to the right place. This is a curated list of the best canadian basketball podcasts of 2022.

We have selected these podcasts for a variety of reasons, but they are all well worth a listen. We tried to select a variety of podcasts across the spectrum from hosts with a wide breadth of experience.

Best Canadian Basketball Podcasts 2022

With thanks to ListenNotes, Crunchbase, SemRush and Ahrefs for providing the data to create and rank these podcasts.

3 in the Key

  • Publisher: 3 in the Key
  • Total Episodes: 205

Another basketball show from a fan’s perspective, but this time they’re Canadian.
Keeping you up to date on anything basketball including NBA, NCAA, USports and International Ball. Bringing you an in depth analysis and break downs of the sport. Catch up with Elias, Dave, Fuad, and Will every Sunday live on TSN 1200 at Noon Eastern or listen on demand using any Podcast app you have.

Canada Hoops

  • Publisher: Matty Ireland
  • Total Episodes: 29

Canada Hoops takes you inside Canada Basketball as Canadian hoopers join us to share their basketball stories. Hosted by Matty Ireland, a long time Canada Basketball supporter, Canada Hoops spreads love for Canada Basketball and Canadian hoopers from coast to coast to coast. Twitter: @CanadaHoopsPod IG: @canadahoopspodcast FB: Canada Hoops

Navaid Aziz

  • Publisher: Muslim Central
  • Total Episodes: 370

Navaid Aziz is a Canadian Muslim public figure with a diverse academic and social background. He was raised in Montreal, Quebec where he completed a diplome d’etudes collegiales in social sciences from Champlain College. He then proceeded to the Islamic University of Madinah, where he completed an Associate’s Degree in the Arabic Language and a Bachelors in Islamic Law. Upon returning home to Canada, Navaid began teaching for Al-Maghrib Institute. He has since transitioned to their Director of Public Relations. During this period, he volunteered as the Islamic Editor for Little Explorers Magazine and began his work as a family and youth counselor. It was also during this time that he established himself as a sought-after public speaker. He has lectured across five continents and over 20 countries thus far. In 2012, Navaid moved to Calgary, Alberta to become the Director of Religious and Social Services for the Islamic Information Society of Calgary, a position he currently holds. In Calgary his youth counseling work extended further to include helping in the mitigation of criminal radicalization. This included the creating and implementation of holistic youth programming which included civic engagement opportunities, volunteer programs at the local shelters, community cleanups, tree planting days, and blood drives amongst other things. In 2015, Navaid became the first ever Muslim chaplain with the Calgary Police Services. Through his involvement with CPS he consulted in the development of their world-renowned ReDirect program. In 2018, Navaid also joined the Organization for the Prevention of Violence in Alberta as a programming and intervention coordinator. His focus remains on increasing education, literacy, and dialogue through multiple communities. Navaid’s free time is spent exploring local eateries, traveling, and hiking the Canadian Rockies. He is also known to enjoy playing basketball and hosting game nights—with Monopoly and Cranium being his favorites.

Gym Ratz & Jointz

  • Publisher: Dan Gladman
  • Total Episodes: 43

Dan Gladman is the former Toronto Raptors producer who was known on air as Danny G. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Live Sports Event for producing Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the historic win for the Raptors over the Golden State Warriors. In his 20+ years as a producer in Canada and the United States, Dan has met and befriended countless athletes, media types and interesting folks from divergent walks of life. Gym Ratz & Jointz is a show that combines sharp basketball opinion and storylines with interviews about lives spent in the sport, in other sports, or in other facets of life. Dan goes deep with his special guests, provides his thoughts on current basketball news, and reminisces on segments called The Game I’ll Never Forget and This Date in Toronto Raptors History, I Know, I Was There. This is a podcast about basketball and life. Subscribe and stick around.

Muted Madness

  • Publisher: Muted Madness
  • Total Episodes: 78

The best news and stories from across Canadian University Men’s Basketball. The home of Muted Madness.

Cold Hard Sports Talk

  • Publisher: Cold Hard Sports Talk
  • Total Episodes: 94

An all-Canadian sports podcast that focuses on multiple sports with some laughs, some good times and a little bit of advice! You want basketball talk? We got that! You want football talk? We got that! You want hockey talk? Guess what, we got that too! You play fantasy sports? We got tons of that! Drop in, give it a listen! Follow us on Twitter (@CHSportsTalk) and on Instagram (@coldhardsportstalk), we’d love to hear from you!

Basketball Engine

  • Publisher: Amitoz Brar, Gurman Dulay, Daniyal Naumani
  • Total Episodes: 6

A few Canadians who love talking about basketball so much that they decided to start a podcast! Hosted by Gurman Dulay, Amitoz Brar, and Daniyal Naumani- a group of quirky, motivated, and educated individuals who look to provide a unique, funny, and educational perspective on basketball, while sustaining an excellent balance between analysis and personality. While talking about the NBA is always fun, our patriotism chose to set in, hence we will be providing insight on the Canadian hooper’s journey. Our umbrella style of content will allow us to feature guests ranging from: players, coaches, trainers and key influencers within the basketball community, where we will get an opportunity to interview, discuss, and debate specific topics and get their general overview on the game today. We’re glad you dropped by, EH!

D1on1

  • Publisher: Andrew Cooper
  • Total Episodes: 25

Unifying the college athlete community one story at a time. D1on1’s mission is to empower athletes to own their voice by sharing their stories. College athletes have some of the most inspiring stories. D1on1 gives us a platform to share our authentic stories because there is #StrengthInStories. Hosted by Andrew Cooper, a Master’s student-athlete on the track & cross country team at Berkeley. D1on1 features guests like 4x NCAA Champion Maggie Ewen (ASU Throws), Canadian HS Basketball National Player of the Year Joel Brown (Cal Basketball), and Team Captain Cam Bynum (Cal Football).

The CEBL Show

  • Publisher: CEBL
  • Total Episodes: 33

Welcome to the official Podcast Show of the Canadian Elite Basketball League (CEBL). Tune in and subscribe to get the inside scoop, news, updates, and exclusive stories from the world of Canada’s First and Only FIBA Professional Basketball League. Experience #OurGame and follow on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Tiktok, LinkedIn and more.

Puff & Vern Pod

  • Publisher: Puff and Vern
  • Total Episodes: 48

Beats Blunts and Ball. We review Canadian beers and talk NBA basketball, with a heavy bias towards the Toronto Raptors

In the Clutch

  • Publisher: Drew Clutchey & Jeremy Wilson
  • Total Episodes: 15

Established in 2021, In the Clutch is a Canadian podcast covering the National Basketball Association. Drew & Jer offer fresh takes on what is happening on and off the hardwood, while also discussing other hot news around the world of sports.

Backboard Banter

  • Publisher: The Board
  • Total Episodes: 88

Best friends and serious Raptors fans, Matt and Kevan, discuss all things basketball and the sports world. Hot Takes, Mystic Predictions, and more can be found in this banter-filled back and forth between two Canadian boys. Check out more at https://www.theboardsports.net

The 6th Man Podcast

  • Publisher: OXP Media
  • Total Episodes: 6

The 6th Man Podcast, hosted by Toronto Raptors Broadcast Assistant, Michael Roach and former Sportsnet editor, Brandon Graham is geared to shed spotlight on the Canadian Basketball landscape in the Greater Toronto Area and all across the nation of Canada. Roach and Graham break down collegiate, and professional basketball news with a flare for the accurate and precise. The 6th Man Podcast is your one stop podcast for all of your NCAA, NBA and Pop Culture news. #THE6THMANPODCAST

Washed Up Talk

  • Publisher: Billy Cole
  • Total Episodes: 1

Washed Up Talk is a podcast that features basketball washups, talking about their glory days and about Canadian hoops. Each week will have a feature interview, prior to some banter about what’s going on in the world of Canadian basketball.

Pinoy Bounce

  • Publisher: Pinoy Bounce
  • Total Episodes: 1

Pinoy Bounce is a basketball podcast where we interview and share the stories of some of the most notable Filipino Canadian & American basketball athletes and prospects.

The Hoop and Harm Podcast

  • Publisher: The Northern Touch Media Group
  • Total Episodes: 2

The Hoop and Harm podcast is the Canadian voice of the basketball fan. 3 life long Basketball heads discuss the the hot button issues of the day, while always looking out for the next big thing in Canadian basketball. Tune in regularly for the best basketball banter north of the 49th.

C Tha Art Media

  • Publisher: C Tha Art
  • Total Episodes: 2

NBA, Canadian Basketball, Life, and Music

Gym Ratz & Jointz

  • Publisher: Dan Gladman
  • Total Episodes: 43

Dan Gladman is the former Toronto Raptors producer who was known on air as Danny G. He won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Live Sports Event for producing Game 6 of the NBA Finals, the historic win for the Raptors over the Golden State Warriors. In his 20+ years as a producer in Canada and the United States, Dan has met and befriended countless athletes, media types and interesting folks from divergent walks of life. Gym Ratz & Jointz is a show that combines sharp basketball opinion and storylines with interviews about lives spent in the sport, in other sports, or in other facets of life. Dan goes deep with his special guests, provides his thoughts on current basketball news, and reminisces on segments called The Game I’ll Never Forget and This Date in Toronto Raptors History, I Know, I Was There. This is a podcast about basketball and life. Subscribe and stick around.


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Thanks Coach

  • Publisher: Darnell Samuels
  • Total Episodes: 13

“Thanks Coach” is a docu-series podcast that takes you through the life lessons of players I have coached, people I have played with who are now coaches, and people who have coached me. You will hear stories of defeat, injury, overcoming the odds and more! Each interviewee has been instrumental in developing an elite brand of basketball that has strengthened the Canadian talent pool and proven it to be the best kept secret in all of basketball.

Aspire Performance Hour

  • Publisher: Nick Alderton
  • Total Episodes: 3

Nick Alderton, MHK, is the owner of Aspire Performance Consulting in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada. Nick started his podcast to discuss his consulting work helping athletes improve the mindset and develop mental skills to improve sport performance and well-being. Nick has provided mental training to athletes from over twenty different sports including hockey, golf, basketball, curling, and baseball. Past athletes he has worked with have competed internationally at events such as the Commonwealth Games, World University Championships, and World Championships. Nick holds a masters degree in applied sport psychology from the University of Ottawa and is a professional member with the Canadian Sport Psychology Association.

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