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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

What To Make Of Lowry’s Extension

The man whom many have designated as the greatest Raptor of all-time will reportedly be locked up in the North throughout the 2020-2021 NBA season. For those who haven’t been keeping a close eye on the situation, the extension seems like a regularity, however, for those who have been following the pre-season drama, the news … Read moreWhat To Make Of Lowry’s Extension

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

How Pascal Siakam Will Go From Star To Superstar

If you’ve been following the journey of Pascal Siakam, you’ve seen his uncommon ability to improve year after year – even game after game. It’s something special in sports to see someone elevate their game as quickly and seamlessly as Siakam has. With so much room to improve, his potential is intriguing for fans, and … Read moreHow Pascal Siakam Will Go From Star To Superstar

Thank You Kawhi, but also – you’re welcome

What a whirlwind of a month and a half for Toronto Raptors fans. From winning a championship to losing out on re-signing the superstar that got you there (and a chance to build out a dynasty) has brought extremities of highs and lows that we have never seen in Raptorland. Kawhi Leonard is gone. It sucks. I … Read moreThank You Kawhi, but also – you’re welcome

Projecting A Revival Season For OG Anunoby

OG Anunoby had nothing close to the season last year that Raptors fans had hoped for, especially after adding Kawhi Leonard: the man who optimists hoped OG might become the next of. A rookie OG Anunoby was scarily identical to rookie Kawhi Leonard – both on, and off the court. They both have a quiet … Read moreProjecting A Revival Season For OG Anunoby

The Shooting Guard Situation

It is a new (somewhat old now, but anyways) era of positionless basketball, and as Brad Stevens once put it, there’s ball handlers, wings, and big guys. Put a couple of each on the floor at a time, and you’ve got a basketball team. If this is so, why focus on the nitty gritty’s of … Read moreThe Shooting Guard Situation

After The RHJ Signing, The Raptors’ Identity And Direction Is Clear

Late this afternoon, the Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Rondae Hollis-Jefferson was making his way to Toronto on a one-year deal. Just over 27 hours after Masai Ujiri and Bobby Webster lured one of the most attractive, young free agents remaining on the market, they were able to land another. Pairing Stanley Johnson with RHJ … Read moreAfter The RHJ Signing, The Raptors’ Identity And Direction Is Clear

Stanley Johnson Brings More Than You Think

Yesterday afternoon, just hours after Raptors fans on the East coast had woken up to the tragic news of Kawhi Leonard heading to the Clippers, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported that Stanley Johnson would be making his way to Toronto on a two-year, $7.5M deal with a player option for the 2020-2021 season. It’s a … Read moreStanley Johnson Brings More Than You Think

Kawhi to the Clippers: Raptors begin a new era

After countless reports of Kawhi ruling out the Clippers in a Mexican standoff between the Lakers and the Raptors, the Finals MVP shocked the NBA free agency world with his decision. As reported by Chris Haynes of Yahoo Sports, Leonard will sign with the Los Angeles Clippers for $142 million for four years. To add … Read moreKawhi to the Clippers: Raptors begin a new era