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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

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read moreThe Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

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 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

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

Masai Ujiri, the Toronto Raptors’ Godfather

Featured image by Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press A week after the Washington Wizards allegedly denied their pursuit for Masai Ujiri, the Raptors president of basketball operations reinforced his loyalty to Toronto in a June 25 press conference. “It’s always been about Toronto,” he said, before adding in his wife’s love for Toronto and the city’s … Read moreMasai Ujiri, the Toronto Raptors’ Godfather

The Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

In what seems like the most anticipated game of the Raptor’s regular season, DeMar DeRozan will return with his San Antonio Spurs teammates to face the Toronto Raptors at Scotiabank Arena on Friday. The league seems abuzz about the game at the moment. The game will be nationally televised in the United States. Masai Ujiri … Read moreThe Chronicle of DeMar DeRozan’s Career in Toronto

Dwane Casey isn’t simply a victim of LeBron, and the Celtics are proving that

Dwayne Casey led the Raptors to the promised land. But it’s what he did once he got there that got him fired. It’s been funny hearing the Stephen A.’s of the world comment on the absurdity and the issues of firing a coach who just won 59 games, as if this was some silly mistake. … Read moreDwane Casey isn’t simply a victim of LeBron, and the Celtics are proving that