Author Archives: Manny Rao

Game Day Preview: Bismack Biyombo, Terrence Ross in town as Raptors host Magic

Clinching a playoff berth was a sweet delight for the Toronto Raptors (44-29) who punched their ticket to a 4th straight postseason appearance, but still have much more to accomplish. Bismack Biyombo and Terrence Ross, two players…

The unbelievable progression of DeMar DeRozan

Through the first 9 games of the 2016-17 NBA season, the Toronto Raptors are 7-2, tied for third in the Eastern Conference. A large reason for that has been the tremendous play of DeMar DeRozan. After re-signing on a…

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami…

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to avenge game 1 embarassment

Tonight, the Toronto Raptors are out in Cleveland looking for revenge against the Cavaliers. Tuesday night, the Raps lost to the Cavs 115-84 in game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. Kyle Lowry disappeared and the bench was…

Cavaliers fans physically hold back DeMar DeRozan

Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals was a blowout as the Toronto Raptors lost 115-84 against the Cleveland Cavaliers. There many on court errors that were unacceptable. One incident that occurred on the court included some…

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors have reached the conference finals. The main goal this year was to advance past the first round. However, after advancing to the second round, expectations weren’t…

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors down Miami, even series 1-1

In game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinals match up, the Toronto Raptors managed to even the series in what was another highly competitive game against an experienced Miami Heat squad, 96-92. The second game of this…

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Miami Heat – Game 1

It’s an amazing feeling to finally have that monkey of our back. With that being said, the Toronto Raptors still have business to take care of as the team begins their 7 game series against the Miami…