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Report: Raptors interested in acquiring high draft pick to select Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Earlier today, while Raptors fans were all minding their own business, Marc Stein dropped this on us. Draft scuttle: Hearing Toronto is exploring all of its trade options in hopes of assembling a deal to acquire a draft pick high enough to select Kentucky's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander — Marc Stein (@TheSteinLine) June 18, 2018 Who would’ve … Read moreReport: Raptors interested in acquiring high draft pick to select Shai Gilgeous-Alexander

Firing Casey was a mistake

It’s the end of an era, as the Toronto Raptors have fired their head coach, Dwane Casey. Under Casey, the Raptors have had 3 50-win seasons – a mark that was never reached before his arrival in Toronto. Masai Ujiri said in a press release “I have decided this is a very difficult but necessary … Read moreFiring Casey was a mistake

Culture Shift: A new winning philosophy in Toronto

Over the last 5 years, everyone has heard the talk of how ‘this year is different from last’ or how “this will be the year the Raptors finally get over the hump”. The team shines throughout the regular season and then comes up short during the playoffs, especially last year when LeBron James seemingly flicked … Read moreCulture Shift: A new winning philosophy in Toronto

Analyzing Masai Ujiri’s end of season media address

  Tuesday was a busy day for the Toronto Raptors. As many players wrapped up their exit interviews, on Monday, the biggest one was on Tuesday. Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri spoke to the media. If you missed it, do not worry. There was however, a lot of information to take in. All of which, … Read moreAnalyzing Masai Ujiri’s end of season media address

Toronto Raptors Postgame: Raptors offence falls flat in series opener

    First Half The Toronto Raptors opened their First Round Series against the Milwaukee Bucks, Saturday evening. Off the opening tip, you could tell the Raptors were fired up. Unfortunately for Toronto, the energy did not last. After finishing a lacklustre First Quarter down 30-22, the Raptors would try to turn things around in … Read moreToronto Raptors Postgame: Raptors offence falls flat in series opener

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The 2016-17 Toronto Raptors will look to build on the success achieved by last years squad, who made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. The next step for this team, logically, is to reach the NBA Finals and capture the organization’s first-ever world championship. The quest starts Saturday, April 15 when the Raptors host the Milwaukee … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

Is Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Orlando has agreed to trade Serge Ibaka to Toronto for Terrence Ross and a 2017 first-round pick, league sources tell @TheVertical. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February 14, 2017 Toronto will send lower of its two first-round picks to Orlando in 2017, league sources tell @TheVertical. Toronto has the Clippers' pick. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) February … Read moreIs Serge Ibaka the answer for the struggling Raptors?

Report: DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors agree to 5-year/$139 million-plus deal

DeMar DeRozan has agreed to a five-year, $139 million-plus deal with Toronto, sources tell The Vertical. — Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) July 1, 2016 DeMar DeRozan and the Toronto Raptors have agreed to a five-year/$139 million-plus deal in the opening hours of free agency. The Raptors were the only team to meet with DeRozan, and are the only … Read moreReport: DeMar DeRozan, Toronto Raptors agree to 5-year/$139 million-plus deal

Exploring the Toronto Raptors free agent options with the mid-level exception

Not to harsh the collective buzz of Toronto Raptors fans, but this summer’s NBA free agency, which begins tonight, is going to be pretty dull for the dinos. The highest looming question on the minds of Raptors fans is the future of all-star guard DeMar DeRozan with the organization. But at this point, his new deal is pretty much … Read moreExploring the Toronto Raptors free agent options with the mid-level exception

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