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Kostas Antetokounmpo: Who Is He, And What Does The Claim Mean?

Update: According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers. Though the news has not been confirmed by any of the NBA’s most credible sources yet, it is heavily rumoured that the Toronto Raptors have submitted a claim to take the 21-year-old Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers, just hours … Read moreKostas Antetokounmpo: Who Is He, And What Does The Claim Mean?

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The 2016-17 Toronto Raptors will look to build on the success achieved by last years squad, who made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. The next step for this team, logically, is to reach the NBA Finals and capture the organization’s first-ever world championship. The quest starts Saturday, April 15 when the Raptors host the Milwaukee … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

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 as clear. Well, here we are. Our precious Raptors are in the Eastern Conference Finals against the King, LeBron James. While … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers – Game 2

  Game 2 in this series almost feels like a Game 7 for the Toronto Raptors. Four quarters of bad basketball in Game 1 resulted in a 10 point loss to the Indiana Pacers and the Raptors giving up home court advantage. Without a strong showing and a much needed win tonight, the psychologically frail Toronto team may … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors vs. Indiana Pacers – Game 2

Evaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

Basketball in Canada is often overlooked. Many individuals forget that origins of the sport tie deep into Canada. However, some are totally oblivious to just how deep basketball roots run in Canada. It was December of 1891 when physical instructor, Canadian James Naismith invented the game. It was initially meant to keep track athletes in shape. Fast forward … Read moreEvaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to stay red hot against Chicago Bulls

The Toronto Raptors travel to the Windy City on Monday night to take on Derrick Rose the middling Chicago Bulls as they look to rebound from a 111-118 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Things seem to be turning the corner for the Raptors on the injury front as it has been announced that … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to stay red hot against Chicago Bulls

Post Game Report Card: Raptors narrowly squeak by Mavericks

Ron Turenne – NBAE – Getty Images The Toronto Raptors came out on top in a close finish at the ACC beating the Dallas Mavericks 103-99 and sweeping the season series. Gratefully the Raptors started out strong, brimming with confidence and knocking down 5 of their first 7 shots. The Raptors survived a near 14-point … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors narrowly squeak by Mavericks

Game Day Preview: Dallas Mavs out for revenge against the Toronto Raptors

The Dallas Mavericks are in town to take on the Toronto Raptors as they attempt to bounce back from an emotional loss at the hands of the Kings. The last time these teams met the Raptors came away with a convincing 102-91 victory behind the combined efforts of Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan. The Mavericks … Read moreGame Day Preview: Dallas Mavs out for revenge against the Toronto Raptors

Post Game Report Card: Raptors win streak gets bigger in Dallas

The Toronto Raptors managed to make it out of Dallas with their perfect record in tact after a hard fought 102-91 win over the Dallas Mavericks. The Dinos now improve to 4-0 with three games to go on their first road trip of the season. The Raptors started the game on fire, quickly building a 24-16 … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors win streak gets bigger in Dallas

Toronto Raptors showing interest in RFA Iman Shumpert

Apparently Masai Ujiri is at it again. This time reports from writers Chris Broussard & Alex Kennedy show that the Toronto Raptors are showing interest in restricted free agent Iman Shumpert. The Toronto Raptors now join the hunt along with the Lakers, Mavs and Bucks in possible destinations for the versatile guard who spent last … Read moreToronto Raptors showing interest in RFA Iman Shumpert