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Don’t give up on Pascal Siakam

Every mediocre investor knows that in order to make money on the stock market, you should aim to buy low, and sell high. Unfortunately, sports fans don’t always carry the same demeanor. If Pascal Siakam were a stock right now, he would be trading for pennies. His performance all throughout the NBA bubble, and especially … Read moreDon’t give up on Pascal Siakam

Norman Powell’s overtime heroics lead Raptors to a Game 7

One week ago, the Boston Celtics found themselves up two points against the Toronto Raptors with 0.5 seconds remaining in the game. They were half a second away from putting the defending champions in an unrecoverable 3-0 series deficit, and proclaiming their third Conference Finals berth in the last four years. It’s been anything but … Read moreNorman Powell’s overtime heroics lead Raptors to a Game 7

Raptors find themselves in an unfamiliar place

The 2019 NBA defending champions, have been pushed to the brink of elimination by the shorthanded Boston Celtics, after being blown out in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Last night was just the seventh time all season that the Raptors have lost a game by 15 or more points, and interestingly enough, four … Read moreRaptors find themselves in an unfamiliar place

OG Anunoby sparks a light for the Raptors

“The mood’s not good. we’re not happy. We’re a little pissed off, and we should be,” said Nick Nurse after the Toronto Raptors crushing defeat to the Boston Celtics in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. “We’re not proud of anything we did [in Game 1]. So you gotta live through that until you … Read moreOG Anunoby sparks a light for the Raptors

Three Reasons For Raptors Optimism

The Toronto Raptors and Boston Celtics are two of the NBA’s most elite teams. They’re two teams whom, coming into the NBA bubble, were both widely expected to contend for a championship; two teams who are led by young and budding superstars, finally meeting each other for the first time ever in a playoff series. … Read moreThree Reasons For Raptors Optimism

Breaking down the Raptors potential First Round matchups

With last night’s victory over the Utah Jazz, and the Boston Celtics’ loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder a couple of days ago, the Toronto Raptors now sit comfortably in 2nd place in the Eastern Conference, and are a healthy Fred VanVleet and Norman Powell away from a full rotation. With a 3.5 game lead … Read moreBreaking down the Raptors potential First Round matchups

Forecasting the East

Last night’s Raptors-Bucks game was far more important than the relatively low-stakes it had on the standings given that Milwaukee is likely to run away with the first seed in the East. What the game truly acted as was a glimpse of things to come in the postseason and perhaps an indicator for where the … Read moreForecasting the East

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

5 Things We’ve Seen From The First Week of Raptors Basketball

When a child is given their first cookie after dinner, it’s very rare that you see them satisfied upon gobbling it down: they always want more. Even after accomplishing the original goal of having a lingering sweet taste in their mouth, they’re unfulfilled. When an NBA fanbase is given their first NBA Championship, there’s much … Read more5 Things We’ve Seen From The First Week of Raptors Basketball

Report: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe drives past Jonas Valanciunas

The Toronto Raptors have beautifully transformed their team into championship contenders. With the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard, many believe the Raptors are a few pieces away from taking the fight to the Golden State Warriors. If the 2011 Dallas Mavericks have taught us anything, it’s that role players are crucial for any and every team. … Read moreReport: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe