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Nick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

On May 11th, 2018, four days after the Toronto Raptors were swept out of the playoffs for the second consecutive postseason, Masai Ujiri made the castigated decision to fire head coach Dwane Casey, who was just weeks away from accepting the NBA’s Coach of The Year award for his incredible season with the team. At … Read moreNick Nurse: The Entrepreneur Of Basketball

What To Remember From A Game To Remember

They say that you should start your day off doing something you love. Do yourself a favour, press play on the video below, and re-live what we witnessed last night. Most Raptors fans probably haven’t derived as much happiness from a regular season basketball game as they did last night since, well… the last time … Read moreWhat To Remember From A Game To Remember

The Evolutions of OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam

Caterpillars live their whole lives like one another: dragging themselves around, chomping away happily at leaves on the ground, and hiding under more leaves after it gets dark outside. That is until one day, when they realize that they were destined to be more than just a caterpillar. The finest of them eventually make their … Read moreThe Evolutions of OG Anunoby and Pascal Siakam

Reminiscing Game 6, Previewing Game 1

The last time that the Raptors played a competitive basketball game was in Oracle Arena, if you recall. 113-110 was the score as Kawhi Leonard planted his feet above the dark blue stripe and looked up at the shot clock above the backboard that showed 0.9 seconds in bright orange. While we held onto our … Read moreReminiscing Game 6, Previewing Game 1

The Raptors Just Bet $130M On Pascal Siakam

After a summer in which he was one of the most instrumental pieces on a championship team, and followed it up shortly after by earning Most Improved Player honours, it’s hard for anyone to claim they had a better or busier summer than Pascal Siakam. Yesterday afternoon, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski broke news that Pascal Siakam … Read moreThe Raptors Just Bet $130M On Pascal Siakam

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