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The Late 20’s: Leandro Bolmaro Scouting Report

Name: Leandro Bolmaro Dominant Hand: Right Age: 20.1 Height: 6’7 Wingspan: 6’9 Weight: 185 lbs School: N/A – Last played for FC Barcelona of EuroLeague Position: SG ESPN Top 100 Ranking: N/A NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 36 Upbringing & Early Career Leandro Bolmaro is one of the most intriguing international prospects of the 2020 draft. Born … Read moreThe Late 20’s: Leandro Bolmaro Scouting Report

The Late 20’s: Zeke Nnaji Scouting Report

Name: Ezekiel Tobechukwu “Zeke” Nnaji Dominant Hand: Right Age: 19.8 Height: 6’11 Wingspan: 7’1 Weight: 240 lbs School: Arizona Position: PF/C ESPN Top 100 Ranking: 34 NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 27 Character & Upbringing The character of a young athlete who is handed a multi-million dollar contract as a mere teenager is one of the greatest … Read moreThe Late 20’s: Zeke Nnaji Scouting Report

Raptors Cage’s Non-Lottery Fantasy Draft

Last week, Raptors Cage took our own shot at drafting two 15-man rosters, with a $100M salary cap, using all current players’ contracts from the 2019-2020 season. One busy week of NBA news and rumours later, we decided to take our jab at another fantasy draft – this time, with no salary restriction, but one … Read moreRaptors Cage’s Non-Lottery Fantasy Draft

The Late 20’s: Paul Reed Scouting Report

Name: Paul Reed Dominant Hand: Right Age: 20.8 Height: 6’9 Wingspan: 7’1 (no exact measurement found) Weight: 220 lbs School: DePaul Position: PF/SF ESPN Top 100 Ranking: Unranked NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 37 Character Character is often an overlooked aspect when it comes to scouting an athlete. However, in the NBA alone, we have seen too … Read moreThe Late 20’s: Paul Reed Scouting Report

The late 20’s: Aaron Nesmith Scouting Report

Name: Aaron Nesmith Dominant Hand: Right Age: 20.4 Height: 6’6 Wingspan: 6’10 Weight: 215 lbs School: Vanderbilt Position: SG/SF 2018 ESPN Top 100 Ranking: 69 NBADraft.Net Mock Ranking: 21 Passing: Passing is certainly the greatest shortcoming of Nesmith’s game. As a sophomore this season with a 6.7 minute per game increase, and a 5.6% usage … Read moreThe late 20’s: Aaron Nesmith Scouting Report

Dewan Hernandez Could Be a Steal

In the NBA, it is not often that a late second-round-pick has the opportunity to sign a multi-year NBA contract with any guaranteed money. Last night, The Athletic’s Shams Charania reported just that: The Toronto Raptors and the 59th overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft had agreed to a three-year, partially guaranteed contract, making … Read moreDewan Hernandez Could Be a Steal

Draft Possibilities: Part Two

For Kempton Ashley’s five favourite workout prospects, click here We’ve had a couple days to celebrate. We’ve let it sink in (somewhat). The Toronto Raptors have achieved the ultimate goal that every NBA team exists for, every basketball player world for, and every fan cheers for. We’re motherfu**ing NBA Champions baby.   Free agency is … Read moreDraft Possibilities: Part Two

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