Raptors Cage

Game Three Adjustments

To say that game two was a disgrace is an understatement, but rather than letting themselves get swept, the Raptors need to make some serious adjustments prior to an obvious must win game three. Here are a list of some adjustments the Raptors should make: Start Norman Powell over Serge Ibaka You know it’s early … Read moreGame Three Adjustments

Raptors Cage Remembers Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant passed away at the age of 41 today, along with his daughter Gianna and seven others. Kobe was a 5-time Champion, 18-time All-Star and one of the most popular basketball players of all time. We put together our thoughts on a tragic day for basketball: Jared Goodman Seeing the parentheses with 1978-2020 beside … Read moreRaptors Cage Remembers Kobe Bryant

Eastern Conference All-Star Predictions

January is coming to an end, and that means that the NBA All-Star Game is just around the corner. This year, the event will return to Chicago for the first time since 1974 – when Bob Lanier won All-Star Game MVP, Michael Jordan was just 10 years old, and the Toronto Raptors were still over … Read moreEastern Conference All-Star Predictions

Fred VanVleet’s incredible return reminds Raptors of his daunting free agency

In the summer of 2018, Fred VanVleet re-upped with the Raptors on a 2-year deal for $18 million and cemented his status as a Raptors legend, serving as a pivotal player in the late stages of last season’s championship run. As he has maintained, in a perfect world, VanVleet would re-sign with the Raptors this … Read moreFred VanVleet’s incredible return reminds Raptors of his daunting free agency

3 moves that the Raptors could make at the NBA Trade Deadline

Win now Keep the future intact Retain cap space for the 2021 offseason Those are the three key items on the shopping list for Masai Ujiri and his Toronto Raptors squad heading into this year’s NBA trade deadline. Amidst a plethora of injuries over the past few weeks, there has been one question surrounding the … Read more3 moves that the Raptors could make at the NBA Trade Deadline

Evaluating the Toronto Raptors ‘Jumbo Lineup’

Having seen Kyle Lowry and Fred VanVleet start together in the backcourt for most of the Raptors season thus far, it’s not often that the Raptors have plenty of size advantages in the starting lineup. Both Lowry and VanVleet stand at a mere 6 feet tall, but with their stocky build they can easily compete … Read moreEvaluating the Toronto Raptors ‘Jumbo Lineup’

Andre Drummond To The Raptors: Does It Really Make Sense?

As an NBA basketball team, winning two thirds of your games, coming off a summer in which one of the best basketball players in the world abandoned you for the palm trees of Los Angeles, and accounting for the fact that six of your top seven players have each missed nine games, the circumstances don’t … Read moreAndre Drummond To The Raptors: Does It Really Make Sense?

Raptors’ Team Weaknesses as Trade Season Approaches

After a lengthy NBA offseason in which All-Star players, former MVP’s, and all-around difference makers were changing hands like peanuts for sale at a farmer’s market, the league went through its longest trade drought ever immediately after. Not that fans would have even noticed, given how much new content there was to grasp, but prior … Read moreRaptors’ Team Weaknesses as Trade Season Approaches

Raptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The first half of tonight’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and the Utah Jazz couldn’t have been written more graciously in a storybook – for Raptors fans at least. The first couple minutes of action were ugly as both teams combined to open the gates shooting brick after brick, but after Mike Conley pulled the … Read moreRaptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The Scoring Balance Coefficient: Basketball’s Newest Advanced Stat

Similar to countless other youth sports fans out there, my dream is to one day have a career in basketball. Basketball, and the Raptors have been one of the few constants throughout my life. Through every up, and through every down, I knew I could look forward to that 7:00 PM tipoff, and for a … Read moreThe Scoring Balance Coefficient: Basketball’s Newest Advanced Stat