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Every Raptor case for an award

As the Raptors await Cleveland on Tuesday and have 48 more hours of downtime, let’s look back and examine their cases for different awards in the incredible franchise-record 59-win season. After no award winners other than Rookie of the Year Vince Carter and 6 Man of the Year Lou Williams, the Raps have a ton … Read moreEvery Raptor case for an award

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.

Culture Shift: A new winning philosophy in Toronto

Over the last 5 years, everyone has heard the talk of how ‘this year is different from last’ or how “this will be the year the Raptors finally get over the hump”. The team shines throughout the regular season and then comes up short during the playoffs, especially last year when LeBron James seemingly flicked … Read moreCulture Shift: A new winning philosophy in Toronto

The Spurs-esque approach of the Raptors

We’ve all heard about the Spurs way. The San Antonio Spurs organizational culture of team unity and player development is unparalleled. The Toronto Raptors are creating a culture that’s starting, in the smallest way possiblem resemble it. It’s been said that fish rots from the head down, and this is especially true in the NBA. … Read moreThe Spurs-esque approach of the Raptors

Ibaka re-signing could signal end of Jonas Valanciunas’ tenure as a Raptor

After a postseason run that came up short of expectations, the Toronto Raptors have some tough decisions to make in what will be a pivotal off-season. Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Patrick Patterson and PJ Tucker are all free agents. Among all the players mentioned, losing Lowry obviously serves as an enormous blow to Toronto. However, Ibaka hasn’t even … Read moreIbaka re-signing could signal end of Jonas Valanciunas’ tenure as a Raptor

Toronto Raptors eliminated by Cleveland Cavaliers , now what?

  For a second straight season, the Toronto Raptors have been eliminated by the Cleveland Cavaliers. Last year, it was in game six of the Eastern Conference Finals. This year, it was a clean sweep in the second round. After another promising regular season, Toronto failed to get past LeBron James. With many question marks … Read moreToronto Raptors eliminated by Cleveland Cavaliers , now what?

A Raptors rant, after the most embarrassing performance I have ever seen

Being a die-hard Toronto Raptors fan dating back to my elementary school days, I have seen a lot of shit. However, nothing quite compares to what I witnessed last night. Losing a game is one thing. However, losing a game 104-77 to a Milwaukee Bucks team that fields two rookies in their starting line-up, is absolutely disgusting. This is … Read moreA Raptors rant, after the most embarrassing performance I have ever seen

Toronto Raptors Postgame: Raptors offence falls flat in series opener

    First Half The Toronto Raptors opened their First Round Series against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday evening. Off the opening tip, you could tell the Raptors were fired up. Unfortunately for Toronto, the energy did not last. After finishing a lacklustre First Quarter down 30-22, the Raptors would try to turn things around in … Read moreToronto Raptors Postgame: Raptors offence falls flat in series opener

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

Terrence Ross has finally arrived

It’s been a love-hate relationship between Toronto Raptors fans and Terrence Ross. Since T-Ross was drafted with the 8th pick in the 2012 draft, the swingman has both awed and frustrated fans in such a polarizing fashion. Maybe it was partially because Raptors fans have always held high expectations for the ultra-talented Ross due to his potential. The athleticism, … Read moreTerrence Ross has finally arrived