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Pascal Siakam puts up 38-15-11 in Drew League game

Pascal Siakam may be a little old for Summer League, but that doesn’t mean that he’s not absolutely beasting in mid-July. Pascal, going into his third season next year after taking a huge leap this year, is participating in the Drew League, the famous LA-based league that brings streetball legends and big NBA names together … Read morePascal Siakam puts up 38-15-11 in Drew League game

DeRozan and Lowry need help; can young players answer?

It’s time someone turns the Lowry-DeRozan duo into a big three. The conference is wide open now that LeBron James is headed west to the Los Angeles Lakers. The Boston Celtics are currently the conscensus favourite, but unlike the last eight years that saw LeBron torment the East, nothing is certain. Kyrie Irving is coming … Read moreDeRozan and Lowry need help; can young players answer?

Jama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors 905

The Raptors have named assistant Jama Mahlalela as the third head coach of the G-League affiliate Raptors 905. With several intriguing options, the Raptors faced a challenge in finding the right fit for the 905 after Jerry Stackhouse left to join the Memphis Grizzlies staff. The team has been key in the success of the big-league … Read moreJama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors 905

Delon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

Delon Wright was open. The Raptors were down by two early in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5. Ty Lawson had mistakenly anticipated Wright setting a screen, allowing the Raptors point guard to receive a pass with a second of airspace behind the 3-point arc. Just three days earlier, Wright had passed up … Read moreDelon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

WATCH: 6ix Keys To Winning In 4

You couldn’t script a better start to this series, if you’re a Raptors fan. The stage was set for games 1 and 2. After being swept by the Wizards a few years back, the Wizards confidently rolled into Toronto expecting to have their way. Unfortunately for them the Toronto Raptors, like the weather during their stay in Toronto, was a lot colder than they remembered.

How fitting it was for the Raptors to go up 2-0 (during one of the bigger freezing rain storms in recent memory) against a team that had swept them 3 years prior. The Wizards have been very vocal in their hoping to draw the Raptors, and thus far Washington been made to eat their words.

With that being said, here are 6 Keys to success if the Raptors plan on returning the favour and sweeping the Wizards.

What is the Raptors’ ideal crunch-time unit against the Wizards?

So, uh, the Raptors closed Game 1 with a lineup featuring Bebe at centre. Yes, Bebe. The big smiley Brazilian played the final nine minutes of the game, which began with a 10-0 Raptors run. Toronto won the game by eight. Alongside Bebe, the Raptors trotted out DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka and Delon … Read moreWhat is the Raptors’ ideal crunch-time unit against the Wizards?

Lowry diagnosed as likely out for the season

  Toronto Raptors All-Star Guard Kyle Lowry is officially on the shelf. After sitting out Sunday night’s game against Portland, it has now been confirmed that Kyle Lowry is in fact, seriously injured. Just how long will the Raptors heart and soul be out? According to Adrian Wojnarowski, Lowry will be out 4-5 Weeks. Shortly … Read moreLowry diagnosed as likely out for the season

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 Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read moreWhat’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to finish strong against Nets

There’s a lot happening tonight: Kobe is playing his final game, the Warriors are gunning for win number 73, teams are jockeying for playoff positioning, the Blue Jays are playing host to the Yankees, the NHL playoffs are starting and, most importantly, the Toronto Raptors are playing the Brooklyn Nets. To be specific, 66 per cent … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors look to finish strong against Nets