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The Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

In what seems like the most anticipated game of the Raptor’s regular season, DeMar DeRozan will return with his San Antonio Spurs teammates to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The league seems abuzz about the game at the moment. The game will be nationally televised in the United States. Masai Ujiri … Read moreThe Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

Raptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

Jonas Valanciunas is finally ready to return to the lineup ton- Oh. In another ultra-aggressive move by Masai Ujiri, the Raptors made a splash an hour before the deadline on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with the Grizzlies to acquire three-time All-Star Marc Gasol: Toronto is planning to send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a … Read moreRaptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

The Dilemma

Ups and Downs When the Raptors look good, they look really good. But, they haven’t been really good as consistent as fans would like. Sure, they’re knocking on the door, and it’s not that there’s nobody home. The homeowner in this analogy is just napping or having a “rest” day? A couple weeks ago, Toronto … Read moreThe Dilemma

Why the Raptors have a realistic shot at trading for Anthony Davis

It’s official: New Orleans Pelicans centrepiece Anthony Davis has hit the trade market. This is very big news. Davis is not the first disgruntled star to find himself in trade rumours this year. Bradley Beal; Kevin Love; Marc Gasol; Mike Conley – these are all big names to watch on next Thursday’s trade deadline. And … Read moreWhy the Raptors have a realistic shot at trading for Anthony Davis

There Is Life Beyond NBA – The Biggest Leagues Outside the USA leveraged by the Raptors

Masai Ujiri’s international expertise has been well-documented, but just what does the scope of basketball leagues outside the US look like? There Is Life Beyond NBA – The Biggest Leagues Outside the USA There are many major differences between sports fans in the USA and Europe. For one, there is their favorite sport – European … Read moreThere Is Life Beyond NBA – The Biggest Leagues Outside the USA leveraged by the Raptors

The Recipe for NBA Championships: How Hungry are the Raptors?

Halfway into the regular season, the contenders have emerged amidst the surprising parity the league has seen so far. The top four teams in the Eastern Conference are separated by 3.5 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are currently sitting at the top of the East with a half game lead over the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors … Read moreThe Recipe for NBA Championships: How Hungry are the Raptors?

Report: Raptors sign Patrick McCaw

According to multiple reports, including this of ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Raptors are signing Patrick McCaw to fill the 14th roster spot, which was opened by the recent waiving of Lorenzo Brown: Patrick McCaw plans to sign a deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 9, 2019 An … Read moreReport: Raptors sign Patrick McCaw

A plausible explanation for the GoDaddy Curse

[Big read ahead] Yup, I’m back at it again. Welcome to the wiser, grown-up sequel of November’s 1633 word investigation into the GoDaddy Curse; “An Itty Bitty Conspiracy”. My original article on this subject was – at the time – my magnum opus. The WordPress file that it was written in was revised exactly 36 … Read moreA plausible explanation for the GoDaddy Curse

Raptors 2019 New Years Resolutions

38 games into the season the Raptors have few things to complain about. Planted among the NBA’s elite with wins vs. the league’s best, the Toronto basketball club should enter the second half of the season confident. However, we have seen this story before. The regular season means nothing to any Raptors fan who has … Read moreRaptors 2019 New Years Resolutions