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European players who had an impact on the Toronto Raptors

Over the last 15-20 years European players coming to the NBA has been a common practice. In the existence of the Toronto Raptors we too have seen a fair share of players come from across the Atlantic. While today the only Raptors player in the upcoming Euro Basketball tournament is Lithuanian Jonas Valanciunas Toronto has … Read moreEuropean players who had an impact on the Toronto Raptors

Post Game Report Card: The Raptors blowout the Hornets on the road

The Toronto Raptors gave a thorough beatdown to the Charlotte Hornets 92-74. It seemed that there were three constants in the life of Raptors’ fans; death, taxes, and losses in Charlotte. The last time the Raptors franchise picked up a win in Jordan country was 2010 when their opponent wore Bobcat orange and the likes … Read morePost Game Report Card: The Raptors blowout the Hornets on the road

#NorthernNostalgia Week 12: Toronto Raptors Bench Bosses

In 20 years of Toronto Raptors history they have had a total of 8 head coaches. So, it is clear that being the head coach for this franchise has never been looked upon as a long-term gig. Most of these coaches came from the ranks of being an assistant coach, and many have returned there after their run in … Read more#NorthernNostalgia Week 12: Toronto Raptors Bench Bosses

#NorthernNostalgia Week 10: The Greatest Toronto Raptor Soundbites

By: Fouad Suleiman In lieu of the recent less then friendly soundbite given by Toronto Maple Leafs star Phil Kessel to Toronto Star reporter Dave Feschuk, the latest instalment of Raptors Cage’s original series Northern Nostalgia will look at the most memorable player/coach interview moments in franchise history. The pre and post game bites and the shoot-around … Read more#NorthernNostalgia Week 10: The Greatest Toronto Raptor Soundbites

#NorthernNostalgia week four: Classic Raptors commercials

It’s that moment you’ve been waiting for!  #NorthernNostalgia is back,  and this week we’re showcasing the best commercials from 20 years of Toronto Raptors history.  As with any other organization,  marketing for an NBA team is essential in attracting and sustaining a pool of support.  Since professional basketball players are generally untrained in the art of … Read more#NorthernNostalgia week four: Classic Raptors commercials