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Raptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors used both their draft picks Thursday night at the 2016 NBA Draft, and used them on a pair of international big men. While the Raptors likely won’t be making headlines around the league, the team hung onto their picks in order to draft two solid, and also huge, players. The Raptors kicked … Read moreRaptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Toronto Raptors select Pascal Siakam 27th overall

The Toronto Raptors went a little bit off the board with the 27th overall pick, selecting Cameroonian PF Pascal Siakam. The 6-9, 230lb big man just completed his senior year at New Mexico State. He’s a bruiser that plays most of his game around the basket. He averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds per game in … Read moreToronto Raptors select Pascal Siakam 27th overall

Toronto Raptors select Jakob Poeltl with 9th pick

The Toronto Raptors selected Utah centre Jakob Poeltl ninth overall in the 2016 NBA Draft Thursday night. Poeltl, a native of Austria, is a mammoth at 7-1 and 240lbs. He was ranked by many as the top-ranked centre in the draft. Peoltl thrives off high energy, one of the few seven-footer who can run the floor with … Read moreToronto Raptors select Jakob Poeltl with 9th pick

Lowry, DeRozan selected to team USA

It’s been a while since we have had any Toronto Raptors news, but the offseason is officially underway. Expect more updates coming your way with the draft tonight, but for now we have news pertaining to the All-Star duo of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan.  Toronto guard Kyle Lowry has accepted an invitation to play for Team USA in the … Read moreLowry, DeRozan selected to team USA