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4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

If you were among the fans who were less inclined to wake up at a nonsensical time to watch the Raptors and Rockets square off in Tokyo, you’re forgiven. Yes, it’s just pre-season, however watching our squad play 2 moderately competitive 48-minute basketball games against NBA talent beats watching snippets of Pascal Siakam break down … Read more4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

Take a Deep Breath, Raptors Fans

When we put a chunk of coal under extreme pressure, it has the potential to become a diamond. When we put a pipe under extreme pressure, it has the potential to break. Coming into last season, one of the biggest questions surrounding the Raptors was how well they could cope with the pressure of having … Read moreTake a Deep Breath, Raptors Fans

Media Day Highlights, And A Look Ahead To What We Can Expect From This Squad

After the shortest offseason in Raptors history, we’re back. Saturday’s media day in Toronto marked the transition from being NBA Champions to becoming defending NBA Champions. Even with the departures of the obvious, 9 players from last year’s championship squad are returning to rep the purple of the North in what seems to be the … Read moreMedia Day Highlights, And A Look Ahead To What We Can Expect From This Squad

Terence Davis And Fred VanVleet Are One In The Same

Ben Wallace, J.J. Barea, Jeremy Lin, Fred VanVleet, Udonis Haslem. Aside from all earning hardware on their fingers, each of the aforementioned players were undrafted in their respective classes, yet each has managed to become a household name of die-hard basketball fans around the globe. After not hearing his name called on June 20th, 2019, … Read moreTerence Davis And Fred VanVleet Are One In The Same

Predicting The 2019-2020 Rotation

Championship experience is something that’s often talked about as the key ingredient to going deep in the playoffs. Of the 19 Raptors set to attend training camp in September, 10 of them are reigning champions. Unfortunately, due to the new parity in the league and such talented players hungry to win their first ring this … Read morePredicting The 2019-2020 Rotation

Predicting All The Raptors’ NBA 2K20 Ratings

NBA 2K, more commonly referred to as 2K, is one of the most popular video games on the market across all consoles – and for good reason. Any NBA fan who has had the opportunity to play the game will rave about the fine graphics, with pinpointed details, down to the hairstyles, body types, in-game … Read morePredicting All The Raptors’ NBA 2K20 Ratings

Just Hold On, It’s Coming Home

After digging themselves into an 11 point hole early in the first quarter, the Kawhi Leonard led Raptors were able to keep chipping away at that deficit. It seemed as though every time they had it cut to 4 points, the Warriors would come down the other end and hit a heavily contested shot, which … Read moreJust Hold On, It’s Coming Home

The Raptors are a blue-collar team

Keep Working Some teams have the mindset to keep working continuously. At every point in the game you will see that team to show the same work ethic as the very start. As a result of hard work during the game, this hypothetical team can go toe to toe with any opponent. They work hard, … Read moreThe Raptors are a blue-collar team

The Raptors are Staying Frosty

Recap Game 2 did not go the way that most Toronto fans would have liked. The Raptors had a 5 point lead at halftime, only to end up losing the game itself by 5 points, 109-104. The Warriors took over in the 4th quarter, and despite the late comeback that the Raptors mounted they took … Read moreThe Raptors are Staying Frosty

Matchups to look out for ahead of Game 2

With Game 2 of the NBA finals just hours away, in which the Toronto Raptors will participate (no, you’re not dreaming), Raptors fans should be prepared for the Warriors to come out of the gates sprinting. For any team starting a series on the road, the goal is always to steal at least one game, … Read moreMatchups to look out for ahead of Game 2