Raptors Cage

Explaining the Raptors’ Game 1 Curse

The Toronto Raptors have struggled in game one of a playoff series. The Raptors are 1 and 10 in the first game of a playoff series since the seven game format was introduced.

Season in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read moreSeason in Recap: A Transformative Journey

Raptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

Jonas Valanciunas is finally ready to return to the lineup ton- Oh. In another ultra-aggressive move by Masai Ujiri, the Raptors made a splash an hour before the deadline on Thursday, agreeing to a deal with the Grizzlies to acquire three-time All-Star Marc Gasol: Toronto is planning to send Jonas Valanciunas, Delon Wright, CJ Milles and a … Read moreRaptors acquire Marc Gasol for Valanciunas, Wright, Miles

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

Post Game Report Card: Raps grind out win over Grizz

The Toronto Raptors came away with the 98-85 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Sunday Night. The game was a tight affair. But the Raptors were able to pull away in the second-half by pushing the pace on offense. DeMar DeRozan led the way with 21 points, while Patrick Patterson had 11 points off the … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raps grind out win over Grizz

Game Day Preview: Raptors look to bounce back vs Grizzlies

After dropping yet another game to the Chicago Bulls, the Toronto Raptors look to recover on their home court against the hard-nosed Memphis Grizzlies. Despite dropping their last two games the Raptors are still second in the East by a wide margin. The Grizzlies on the other hand are seeking a fourth consecutive road win, but … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors look to bounce back vs Grizzlies

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

Game Day Preview: Raps Look to Cool Off Surging Grizzlies Squad

Unlike Wednesday night against the Detroit Pistons, the Toronto Raptors are going to have a difficult task against a surging Memphis Grizzlies team that has placed themselves in the Western Conference playoff picture. They’re 25-9 since January 1st, and have found the stride that led them to the Western Conference finals a year ago. This … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raps Look to Cool Off Surging Grizzlies Squad

Post Game Report Card: The Streak Ends at 5 Games, the Raptors Lose to the Grizz

The Toronto Raptors (22-33) weren’t able to extend their winning streak to six games after a tough home loss to the Memphis Grizzlies (35-18). This  game was filled with emotions due to the return of former Raptors Ed Davis and Jerryd Bayless, as well as Rudy Gay facing his former team.  Both teams came out flat, … Read morePost Game Report Card: The Streak Ends at 5 Games, the Raptors Lose to the Grizz