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Summer League Primer | Familiar Faces

If you follow the Toronto Raptors or Canada Basketball religiously (like the writers here at Raptors Cage), you’ll be seeing some familiar names and faces on the Summer League squad. Canadian giant Chris Boucher and returning combo guard Jordan Lloyd come in to show the Raptors why they deserve a second look.

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Check out previous entries in our Summer League Series!
Athletes in the Backcourt | Alkins & Potts
Three Dynamic Points Fighting for a Spot | Teague, Miller-McIntyre, Rowsey

3 Small Forwards the Toronto Raptors should target this Summer

Plenty of uncertainty surrounds the Toronto Raptors as the 2017 off-season begins. Of course, Kyle Lowry is a free agent and has made it clear that his decision on where to play next season (and beyond) relies completely on who gives him the best chance to win a ring. The Raptors also have the impending free agency of Serge … Read more3 Small Forwards the Toronto Raptors should target this Summer

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

After Draft, Biyombo’s emergence, it’s time for the Toronto Raptors to put Valanciunas on the trade block

After the 2016 Draft, the Toronto Raptors still don’t have an answer for their missing piece at the power forward position. Instead, they now have three centres that are able to contribute. With the 27th pick they did select power forward Pascal Siakam, who is still a couple years away from filling that void on a … Read moreAfter Draft, Biyombo’s emergence, it’s time for the Toronto Raptors to put Valanciunas on the trade block

Report: Toronto Raptors to cut Anthony Bennett & sign F/C Jason Thompson

According to Shams Charania of The Vertical, the Toronto Raptors will part ways with Anthony Bennett to sign veteran F/C Jason Thompson. The Toronto Raptors are waiving forward Anthony Bennett to sign veteran Jason Thompson for the season, league sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) February 29, 2016 Bennett’s homecoming was a nice … Read moreReport: Toronto Raptors to cut Anthony Bennett & sign F/C Jason Thompson

Playing GM: Evaluating Trade Deadline Targets for the Toronto Raptors

  The Toronto Raptors are 3 games behind first, they rank 6th and 9th in offensive and defensive efficiency, and they are poised for a deep playoff run. But, they aren’t a championship contender…yet. The Cleveland Cavaliers were appointed Kings of the East before the season started, and most choose the San Antonio Spurs or the Golden … Read morePlaying GM: Evaluating Trade Deadline Targets for the Toronto Raptors

Post Game Report Card: Raptors come close to ending Warriors’ streak

The Toronto Raptors fall to Stephen Curry and the Golden State Warriors, 109-112. Curry led all scorers with 44 points on 14-24 shooting, handing the Raptors their second straight loss. Once again the Raptors started the game allowing their opponent to catch fire early, as the Warriors shot 52 percent from the field scoring 32 … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors come close to ending Warriors’ streak

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to play spoiler against undefeated Warriors

Bernard Weil / Toronto Star The Toronto Raptors are regrouping after a demoralizing loss against the Denver Nuggets two days ago, in which the Raptors (12-8) were able to claw their way back from a 14-point deficit at the half, but ended up losing by 1. Now, on an unusual Saturday Night home game, the … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors look to play spoiler against undefeated Warriors

Is it time for the Toronto Raptors to hit the panic button?

A new look, some key defensive acquisitions, 50+ wins, 2nd round aspirations and potentially three players that could play in the first ever All-Star game in Toronto. The Toronto Raptors had some extremely lofty expectations placed upon them heading into this season and for good reason. However the reality is they’re sitting 9th in the East. … Read moreIs it time for the Toronto Raptors to hit the panic button?

Game Day Preview: Raptors get set to face the champs

The Toronto Raptors will face the music. A match up against the undefeated Golden State Warriors at the Oracle Arena in Oakland will be tough, to say the least. This game is the second of a five game road trip that started with a loss to the Sacramento Kings two nights ago and will end against the … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors get set to face the champs