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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

Game Day Preview: Lowry, Raptors hope to rebound against Bucks in Game 2

The Toronto Raptors stayed true to tradition and once again lost game 1 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks, 97-83. This may come as a surprise to some but others have gotten used to game 1 losses. I, myself, believe the Raptors lose game 1’s on purpose as part of a strategy to scout their opponents. … Read moreGame Day Preview: Lowry, Raptors hope to rebound against Bucks in Game 2

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

Post Game Report Card: Norman Powell shines in Raptors season sweep over Bucks

On the second night of a back-to-back, the Toronto Raptors did not disappoint in their matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Raptors were without both DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas in this contest but still came away with a dominant 107-89 road victory. With the win the Raptors improve their record away from the Air … Read morePost Game Report Card: Norman Powell shines in Raptors season sweep over Bucks

Looking Ahead: Toronto Raptors Playoff Scenarios

1.Atlanta (53-17) 2.Cleveland (46-26 3.Chicago (43-29) 4. Toronto (42-29) 5.Washington (40-31) 6.Milwaukee (35-36) 19GB 7.Miami (32-38) 20.5GB 8.Boston (31-39) 22GB 9.Charlotte (30-39) 22.5GB 10.Indiana (30-40) 23GB 11.Brooklyn (29-40) 23.5GB If the NBA playoffs started right now, the matchups would be: Atlanta vs. Boston Cleveland vs. Miami Chicago vs. Milwaukee Toronto vs. Washington Five games separate … Read moreLooking Ahead: Toronto Raptors Playoff Scenarios

The Caboclo conundrum

Toronto Raptors fans were hoping for another Bruno Caboclo sighting against the Celtics last Saturday night. The Raptors were up big and there were less than two minutes remaining in the game, usually the time coach Dwane Casey summons the rookie from the bench and inserts him into the game. The late game court time in a game … Read moreThe Caboclo conundrum

Game Day Preview: Raptors finish home-stand against surging Bucks

Tonight the Toronto Raptors will square up against the Milwaukee Bucks for the final matchup in their 7-game home-stand. The Raptors (9-2) are coming off a 96-92 victory versus the Western Conference leading Memphis Grizzlies in what was quite the emotional affair. This time around the Bucks (7-5) have done almost a complete 360 in terms … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors finish home-stand against surging Bucks