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Delon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

Delon Wright was open. The Raptors were down by two early in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5. Ty Lawson had mistakenly anticipated Wright setting a screen, allowing the Raptors point guard to receive a pass with a second of airspace behind the 3-point arc. Just three days earlier, Wright had passed up … Read moreDelon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

Marcin Gortat and the art of the moving screen

As the Raptors and Wizards get ready for a pivotal Game 5 tonight, it’s pretty clear that the play of John Wall will have a big hand in deciding the outcome of the game that will break the 2-2 tie. Wall looked comfortable and dialed in during the games in Washington, upping his series averages … Read moreMarcin Gortat and the art of the moving screen

Portland’s disastrous series rings bells of 2015 Raptors

When the clock hit zero on Saturday in New Orleans, it became clear that Portland’s fun season, which included a 12-game win streak, first-team all-NBA buzz for Damian Lillard, and promising playoff hopes were all for naught. In fact, it was clear a lot earlier than that. The Blazers, the 3rd seed in the West, … Read morePortland’s disastrous series rings bells of 2015 Raptors

WATCH: 6ix Keys To Winning In 4

You couldn’t script a better start to this series, if you’re a Raptors fan. The stage was set for games 1 and 2. After being swept by the Wizards a few years back, the Wizards confidently rolled into Toronto expecting to have their way. Unfortunately for them the Toronto Raptors, like the weather during their stay in Toronto, was a lot colder than they remembered.

How fitting it was for the Raptors to go up 2-0 (during one of the bigger freezing rain storms in recent memory) against a team that had swept them 3 years prior. The Wizards have been very vocal in their hoping to draw the Raptors, and thus far Washington been made to eat their words.

With that being said, here are 6 Keys to success if the Raptors plan on returning the favour and sweeping the Wizards.

Raptors get over the Wall

Heading into tonight’s game 3, the Raptors can be nothing but ecstatic about the first two games of their series against the Wizards. The Raps took care of business and beat the Washington 130-119 to go up 2-0 in the series. Toronto went up big early in the game, finishing the first quarter with 44 … Read moreRaptors get over the Wall

DeMar’s big night

DeMar DeRozan broke the Wizards tonight. The Wizards are not on the same page right now 👀 John Wall and Gortat arguing on the bench while Bradley Beal covers his face pic.twitter.com/PrTBywLbY3 — NBA Inside Stuff (@NBAInside_Stuff) April 18, 2018 Despite heroics from CJ Miles and Delon Wright on Saturday, it’s never a given that … Read moreDeMar’s big night

ESPN emailed staff to prep for potential of Finals in Toronto

We all know that there really aren’t any believers south of the border when it comes to the Raptors. Much the dismay of the fans, the team mostly been put on hold by American media outlets, but their Game 1 win along with Cleveland’s loss may have turned a few heads in the land of … Read moreESPN emailed staff to prep for potential of Finals in Toronto

Raptors-Wizards Post-Game 1 Series Predictions

Now that we’ve seen a glimmer of what the series is going to look like, here’s some predictions for the rest of the series from a few of our staff. Christian Jope: Toronto showed up in Game 1 against Washington. That’s for sure. With contributors across the line the strength of the Raps was fully … Read moreRaptors-Wizards Post-Game 1 Series Predictions