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
After Cleveland swept away the Raptors in May of last year- the third 4-0 loss in four years for Toronto- you couldn’t have scripted it any better if you were given three wishes from a genie (shoutout to Steph Curry’s terrible Aladdin commercial). Hell, after Fred VanVleet averaged 2 points for an entire series you … Read moreOne Game Away: If This Is A Dream, Please Don’t Wake Us Up
In Game 4, the Raptors blew out the Bucks, 120-102. Scotiabank Arena is a fortress for the Toronto Raptors. The fans are loud. The adrenaline is pumping. On a night where Kawhi Leonard only scored 19 points, the rest of the Toronto Raptors stepped up. The Raptors were their usual selves: playing their game, shooting … Read moreVintage Lowry is Back
Pivotal Game 4 Win The Toronto Raptors have finally played a complete team game. As shown in their 120-102 victory in game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals over the Milwaukee Bucks. The entire sports world counted Toronto out, except for Charles Barkley who loves Toronto. Stephen A. Smith of ESPN’s First Take claimed the Bucks … Read moreHave the Raptors Solved the Bucks’ Puzzle?
Pessimism is a familiar feeling for Raptors fans. After going down 0-2, a team that has been swept out of the playoffs three times in four years would tend to have fans feeling this way. Of course, this year is different, because Kawhi Leonard has already provided us with a moment to last a lifetime, … Read moreCan the Raptors Surprise Us?
Despite the Raptors losing Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, there is a lot of hope for the Raptors future in the postseason. Kyle Lowry had his highest scoring game of his postseason and the Twitter TL most certainly was not slandering him. While Kyle Lowry does a lot for the team, and all … Read moreKyle Lowry: The Win Factor
It’s closing time. The score was 83 – 76 and the Raptors held a 7-point lead entering the fourth quarter. Despite leading the game for almost 38 minutes, this was the beginning of the performative collapse for Toronto. So, what happened in the final 12-minutes that led a trailing Bucks team to outscore the Raptors … Read moreGame 1: Raptors’ Fourth Quarter Collapse
We’ve talked about it all year and we’re finally getting it. After a four-bounce miracle from the heavens shot against the Philadelphia 76ers in a game 7, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors have made the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2016. Wow, that sentence made us seem like a really successful franchise, … Read moreFive Essential Factors for the Raptors in the ECF
Classic Moments The world is still buzzing after Kawhi Leonard’s series clinching buzzer beater. The shot, heard around the world. Vindication for 18 years of what-ifs after Vince Carter missed an eerily similar shot versus the 76ers in the conference semis. 4 bounces. Then there were 4. 4 teams to battle it out for the … Read more4 Bounces at the Buzzer, then there were 4 – Game Recap & Looking Forward
The Raptors were never going to win Game 6. In a hostile crowd with a 76ers team itching for a bounce back at their home court. When Embiid hit threes and Simmons actually made shots, you knew that this was going to be a rough game. The 76ers kept the lead in double digits most … Read moreGame 7 was Destined
This Toronto Raptors vs Philadelphia Sixers series is far from over. With Game 7 tipping off tomorrow, May 11th at 7:00 PM EST, the Raptors are facing perhaps their most important game in franchise history. For the majority of the playoffs, both Pascal Siakam and Kawhi Leonard have stepped up, while other key players … Read moreQuestions, Concerns and Keys to Game 7