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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

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

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to stay red hot against Chicago Bulls

The Toronto Raptors travel to the Windy City on Monday night to take on Derrick Rose the middling Chicago Bulls as they look to rebound from a 111-118 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Things seem to be turning the corner for the Raptors on the injury front as it has been announced that … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to stay red hot against Chicago Bulls

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

Game Day Preview: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies

In a clash of early-season titans, the East-leading Toronto Raptors (8-2) host the West-leading Memphis Grizzlies (10-1) Wednesday night (7:30 p.m. EST) at the Air Canada Centre. After taking the past three days off, the well-rested Raptors have quite the task ahead of them. They are set to take on a Memphis team that won … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors take on top-ranked Grizzlies

From Question Mark to Exclamation Point: Jonas Valanciunas

His name is Jonas Valanciunas From the Land of Sabonis and Zydrunas Lithuania, like Linas and Sarunas Won’t see him in no commercial eating Noodles Viscous, like a lion, eating a poodle Jump shot, so much sweeter, than apple strudel Doubt him, I dare you,  Now that’d be foolish Valanciunas in Toronto on some new … Read moreFrom Question Mark to Exclamation Point: Jonas Valanciunas

Game-Day Preview: Raptors Try to Snap Losing Skid at Home Against Bulls

The Toronto Raptors (14-24) head home for this one and try to snap their two-game losing streak against the Chicago Bulls (21-15). The Air Canada Centre will play host to a defensively stifling  Bulls team coached by Tom Thibodeau. After coming off a disappointing loss against the Brooklyn Nets the Raptors are now even more … Read moreGame-Day Preview: Raptors Try to Snap Losing Skid at Home Against Bulls