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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

Raptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Masai Ujiri and the Toronto Raptors used both their draft picks Thursday night at the 2016 NBA Draft, and used them on a pair of international big men. While the Raptors likely won’t be making headlines around the league, the team hung onto their picks in order to draft two solid, and also huge, players. The Raptors kicked … Read moreRaptors draft night recap: It wasn’t sexy, but it was solid

Toronto Raptors select Pascal Siakam 27th overall

The Toronto Raptors went a little bit off the board with the 27th overall pick, selecting Cameroonian PF Pascal Siakam. The 6-9, 230lb big man just completed his senior year at New Mexico State. He’s a bruiser that plays most of his game around the basket. He averaged 20 points and 11 rebounds per game in … Read moreToronto Raptors select Pascal Siakam 27th overall