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Raptors rolling heading into Cleveland tilt

What a year for the Toronto Raptors, who maintain a five game lead in the Eastern Conference standings as the regular season winds down, and what should be a wild postseason rapidly approaches.   Tonight’s tilt provides both a chance for the Raptors to further distance themselves from the rest of the pack in an … Read moreRaptors rolling heading into Cleveland tilt

Raptors Look to Start Win Streak, Set Sights on Boston

The Toronto Raptors bounced back from a tough loss to the Washington Wizards (Without John Wall) with one of their most impressive outings of the season. Friday night they took down the Portland Trailblazers 130-105 on the second night of back-to-back. Sunday, they take on the Memphis Grizzlies in a noon tip-off as they look to … Read moreRaptors Look to Start Win Streak, Set Sights on Boston

Joseph departure marks end of Canadian presence on Raptors

Cory Joseph is officially gone. In a move that made logical sense, Joseph was dumped which gave the Toronto Raptors the ability to sign sharpshooter CJ Miles. While initially reported as a sign and trade, the details of the transaction are unclear at this point. However, the bottom line is that Joseph and Miles will … Read moreJoseph departure marks end of Canadian presence on Raptors

The Raptors are simply outclassed by Cavaliers

It’s an unfortunate reality for Toronto Raptors fans. LeBron James is simply too good, and barring a miracle, it will be more of the same for Raptors fans. A strong regular season, with a loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in blowout fashion. William Lou said it best – it comes to the point where you … Read moreThe Raptors are simply outclassed by Cavaliers

To beat the Cavs, Raptors need to be perfect

This may as well be the Eastern Conference finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers know that their toughest match-up in the East is right in front of them, as a re-tooled Toronto Raptors team. As most of you probably remember, these two teams met in the Eastern Conference finals last playoffs, where the Raptors handed the Cavs their first two losses … Read moreTo beat the Cavs, Raptors need to be perfect

Two Basketball Pros Battle Off the Court for Charity

This season’s wild playoff run isn’t the only thing keeping fans on the edge of their seats. Toronto’s DeMarre Carroll and Cory Joseph have teamed up to help The Carroll Family Foundation while battling for beard glory. This four-week competition, now in full swing, kicked off on April 10 with a shave-down event in which … Read moreTwo Basketball Pros Battle Off the Court for Charity

A Raptors rant, after the most embarrassing performance I have ever seen

Being a die-hard Toronto Raptors fan dating back to my elementary school days, I have seen a lot of shit. However, nothing quite compares to what I witnessed last night. Losing a game is one thing. However, losing a game 104-77 to a Milwaukee Bucks team that fields two rookies in their starting line-up, is absolutely disgusting. This is … Read moreA Raptors rant, after the most embarrassing performance I have ever seen

For Raptors, championship window is now

There’s no time like the present. This adage holds especially true for the Toronto Raptors of 2016-17. What does it take in the NBA to win a championship? For LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers, it took a nearly perfect playoff performance, including a legendary comeback in the NBA finals against one of the greatest team in NBA history. With LeBron … Read moreFor Raptors, championship window is now

Is Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Orlando has agreed to trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 14, 2017 Toronto will send lower of its two first-round picks to Orlando in 2017, league sources tell @TheVertical. Toronto has the Clippers' pick. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February … Read moreIs Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Raptors Set for Fourth Straight Atlantic Title?

“Raptors_Tipoff” (CC BY 2.0) by luked On the whole, the Toronto Raptors have enjoyed a decent start to the new campaign and Dwane Casey’s men are in a strong position as they continue their hunt for a fourth successive title in the NBA’s Atlantic Division. With 28 wins from their opening 46 games, Toronto are currently one win ahead of … Read moreRaptors Set for Fourth Straight Atlantic Title?