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Post Game Report Card: Raps Still A Level Below The Heat

While the addition of Rudy Gay was huge for the Raps, it’s clear that the Toronto Raptors aren’t on the same level as the Miami Heat just yet. Gay’s season high 29 wasn’t enough, as nobody else on the team really was effective. DeMar DeRozan scored 27 but 6-17 shooting isn’t going to get the job done. The Raps hung around … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raps Still A Level Below The Heat

Toronto Raptors Point Guard Controversy: Jose Calderon Needs To Go, Kyle Lowry Needs The Keys

T.J. Ford. Jarret Jack. Jerryd Bayless. These are all guards that the Toronto Raptors have had in recent years that have been involved in a “point guard controversy” with one Jose Manuel Calderon. Each and every time, Calderon has come out as the sole point guard leader of this team. Let’s look at each of … Read moreToronto Raptors Point Guard Controversy: Jose Calderon Needs To Go, Kyle Lowry Needs The Keys

Game-Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Play Host To Curry, Lee, Golden State Warriors

The Toronto Raptors (16-28) play host to the Golden State Warriors (26-17) for the first and only time this season. Be wary Raptors fans, this isn’t the same Warriors team of years past; this team is efficient, plays a great inside-outside game and is committed defensively. It all starts and ends with their second year coach, Mark … Read moreGame-Day Preview: Toronto Raptors Play Host To Curry, Lee, Golden State Warriors

Game Day Preview: Raptors Try to Sweep Season Series Against the Magic

The Toronto Raptors (15-27) are trying to split their mini two-game Florida road trip against the Orlando Magic (14-27). The Raptors are looking for a rare season sweep, and have the opportunity do so with a victory in Orlando. The last time these two teams met the Raptors went on an offensive tear hitting 15 three-pointers putting … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors Try to Sweep Season Series Against the Magic

When Will Dwane Casey Figure Out His Rotations?

Aaron Gray entering the game in overtime against the Miami Heat will definitely raise some questions, especially with Ed Davis riding the bench down the stretch. Davis must be just as confused as I am because I can’t find a single reason why Davis is never used down the stretch. As a starter, Davis has … Read moreWhen Will Dwane Casey Figure Out His Rotations?

Game-Day Preview: Raptors Play Host To Kobe And The Lakers

The Toronto Raptors (14-26) hope to bounce back from Friday’s heartbreaking loss against another struggling team, the Los Angeles Lakers (17-22). This will be Steve Nash’s first and only visit to Toronto this year. Kid Canada is a favourite in Toronto and fans might recall Raptors GM Bryan Colangelo aggressively targeting Nash this past summer. … Read moreGame-Day Preview: Raptors Play Host To Kobe And The Lakers

Kyle Lowry Needs To Start… Now

Point guard of the future. That’s what Bryan Colangelo dubbed Kyle Lowry when he brought him in for that future first round pick. If you asked the fanbase right now, the majority would likely say the deal wasn’t worth it. What people don’t understand is how poorly Lowry has been used, and how good he … Read moreKyle Lowry Needs To Start… Now

Game Day Preview: Raps look to finish off home stand strong vs Bucks

The Toronto Raptors (14-22), look to close out this six-game home stand off with a W, against the Milwaukee Bucks (18-17). This is the first meeting between the two teams, and should be an exciting one as well. It may be early, but it’s an important game for the Raptors, as the Bucks are one … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raps look to finish off home stand strong vs Bucks

Post-Game Report Card: Thunder vs Raptors

Unfortunately, David did not defeat Goliath today, as the Raptors fell to the Thunder 104-92. It was a tale of two halves for the Raptors, who battled hard on both ends throughout the first twenty-four minutes, as they headed to the break trailing by one. The Raptors, who scored thirty-two points in the second quarter, … Read morePost-Game Report Card: Thunder vs Raptors

Post-Game Report Card: Kings vs Raptors

  Two words, DeMarcus Cousins. Entering this game tonight against the Sacramento Kings, the Raptors seemed fairly optimistic. With being winners of 8 of their last 9 (including winners of five straight at home), the Raptors had much to be pleased about. Despite all the optimism, and all the hope circling around Raptor Nation recently, … Read morePost-Game Report Card: Kings vs Raptors