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Nick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

On May 11th, 2018, four days after the Toronto Raptors were swept out of the playoffs for the second consecutive postseason, Masai Ujiri made the castigated decision to fire head coach Dwane Casey, who was just weeks away from accepting the NBA’s Coach of The Year award for his incredible season with the team. At … Read moreNick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read moreThe Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

What To Make Of Lowry’s Extension

The man whom many have designated as the greatest Raptor of all-time will reportedly be locked up in the North throughout the 2020-2021 NBA season. For those who haven’t been keeping a close eye on the situation, the extension seems like a regularity, however, for those who have been following the pre-season drama, the news … Read moreWhat To Make Of Lowry’s Extension

DeMar DeRozan Was Sacrificed For This

In the video above DeMar DeRozan sits down with Taylor Rooks and talks about various topics. Of note to Raptors fans is how DeMar responds to how he felt about Toronto making the Finals. The narrative among fans was that DeMar was upset or resentful of Toronto making the finals without him. Logically, one can … Read moreDeMar DeRozan Was Sacrificed For This

Explaining the Raptors’ Game 1 Curse

The Toronto Raptors have struggled in game one of a playoff series. The Raptors are 1 and 10 in the first game of a playoff series since the seven game format was introduced.

Season in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read moreSeason in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

In what seems like the most anticipated game of the Raptor’s regular season, DeMar DeRozan will return with his San Antonio Spurs teammates to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The league seems abuzz about the game at the moment. The game will be nationally televised in the United States. Masai Ujiri … Read moreThe Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

Masai Ujiri on The Woj Pod: What You Missed

Yesterday, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski dropped a 59-minute podcast where he interviewed Masai Ujiri, going through all that went on this summer. Masai is always a pleasure to listen to, and his extended chat with Woj was no exception. Those looking to listen to the podcast can do so here. Unfortunately for those looking for huge … Read moreMasai Ujiri on The Woj Pod: What You Missed

Five home and road games to circle on the schedule

The NBA released the 2018-2019 regular season schedule exactly a week ago, with the Raptors opening the season at home against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Oct. 17. Here at 10 games that are must watch, 5 home and 5 away. Spurs @ Raptors February 22, 2019 The obvious. The night everyone in Toronto is waiting for, … Read moreFive home and road games to circle on the schedule

Raptors’ Most Anticipated Games 2018-2019 season

The schedule for the 2018-2019 NBA season dropped yesterday.  The Raptors will be featured in 15 U.S. nationally televised games, not including 11 that will be broadcasted on NBA TV, which is an increase of 10 games from last season.  So let’s break down the most anticipated games. The first matchup will be against the … Read moreRaptors’ Most Anticipated Games 2018-2019 season