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Kostas Antetokounmpo: Who Is He, And What Does The Claim Mean?

Update: According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, the Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers. Though the news has not been confirmed by any of the NBA’s most credible sources yet, it is heavily rumoured that the Toronto Raptors have submitted a claim to take the 21-year-old Kostas Antetokounmpo off waivers, just hours … Read more

Game 1: Raptors’ Fourth Quarter Collapse

It’s closing time. The score was 83 – 76 and the Raptors held a 7-point lead entering the fourth quarter. Despite leading the game for almost 38 minutes, this was the beginning of the performative collapse for Toronto. So, what happened in the final 12-minutes that led a trailing Bucks team to outscore the Raptors … Read more

Report: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

Greg Monroe drives past Jonas Valanciunas

The Toronto Raptors have beautifully transformed their team into championship contenders. With the acquisition of Kawhi Leonard, many believe the Raptors are a few pieces away from taking the fight to the Golden State Warriors. If the 2011 Dallas Mavericks have taught us anything, it’s that role players are crucial for any and every team. … Read more

Game Day Preview: Lowry, Raptors hope to rebound against Bucks in Game 2

The Toronto Raptors stayed true to tradition and once again lost game 1 of their playoff series against the Milwaukee Bucks, 97-83. This may come as a surprise to some but others have gotten used to game 1 losses. I, myself, believe the Raptors lose game 1’s on purpose as part of a strategy to scout their opponents. … Read more

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 more

What is Norman Powell’s potential?

Since the Toronto Raptors have been without DeMarre Carroll, they’ve been forced to experiment with different starting lineups. As of recently, these starting lineups have featured rookie sensation, Norman Powell. While this promotion is almost definitely temporary, the question is put forth: what is Norm’s long-term potential? While the young guard has excelled in his rookie season … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Norman Powell shines in Raptors season sweep over Bucks

On the second night of a back-to-back, the Toronto Raptors did not disappoint in their matchup against the Milwaukee Bucks. The Raptors were without both DeMar DeRozan and Jonas Valanciunas in this contest but still came away with a dominant 107-89 road victory. With the win the Raptors improve their record away from the Air … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors try to stay red hot against Chicago Bulls

The Toronto Raptors travel to the Windy City on Monday night to take on Derrick Rose the middling Chicago Bulls as they look to rebound from a 111-118 loss to the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday. Things seem to be turning the corner for the Raptors on the injury front as it has been announced that … Read more

Post Game Report Card: Raptors hold off Bucks on route to 90-83 win

The Toronto Raptors came, saw and they conquered in a 90-83 win over the Milwaukee Bucks to extend their winning streak to three games. Led by DeMar DeRozan’s 27 points, the Raptors were able to come away with a win that was closer than expected. Once again the Raptors started the game off slow, trailing … Read more

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look to keep rolling against the Bucks

After an impressive win against the San Antonio Spurs Wednesday night, the Toronto Raptors return to action. Tonight the Raptors will go head to head with the Milwaukee Bucks for the second time this season. The Raptors came away victorious in their first meeting facing a largely undermanned Bucks team who were not playing up … Read more