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Processing what just happened

I wanted to wait a while to write this, with hopes of the dust settling and emotions calming. That doesn’t seem like it’s going to happen anytime soon, so I guess this will have to do. The Toronto Raptors are fucking NBA Champions. Holy fuck. Typically at this time of the year, I’ll start analyzing what went … Read moreProcessing what just happened

Bring It Home: Raptors defeat Warriors for first-ever NBA Championship

What a season this  has been. There were questions about this team and its potential, as a result of the Lebronto sweeps. People questioned “Will he stay or will he go?”. In the end, the regular season didn’t matter. The trade didn’t matter. None of that mattered as soon as the team held the O’Brien … Read moreBring It Home: Raptors defeat Warriors for first-ever NBA Championship

Back To The Oracle We Go

The Raptors went from relative safety to jumping right into the maw of the beast. By being unable to close out the series in Game 5, they are going to go back to Oakland for a Game 6. It would not be out of the question to see the Warriors take it by virtue of … Read moreBack To The Oracle We Go

The Raptors are a blue-collar team

Keep Working Some teams have the mindset to keep working continuously. At every point in the game you will see that team to show the same work ethic as the very start. As a result of hard work during the game, this hypothetical team can go toe to toe with any opponent. They work hard, … Read moreThe Raptors are a blue-collar team

“Believe in Yourselves” – Masai Ujiri

Coming into this series, one question surrounded the Raptors fan base: Do we have a chance? Prior to Game 1, my answer would have been that we have Kawhi, and the team with the best player in the series always has a chance. With Kevin Durant’s injury holding him out until at least Monday, the … Read more“Believe in Yourselves” – Masai Ujiri

DeMar DeRozan Was Sacrificed For This

In the video above DeMar DeRozan sits down with Taylor Rooks and talks about various topics. Of note to Raptors fans is how DeMar responds to how he felt about Toronto making the Finals. The narrative among fans was that DeMar was upset or resentful of Toronto making the finals without him. Logically, one can … Read moreDeMar DeRozan Was Sacrificed For This

Remembering Radio Legend Raptorized John: The world’s most passionate fan and smiling down on the Raptors today

With the Raptors in the NBA Finals after 24 years, people like to laugh and joke about the team suffering through unwatchable eras of mediocrity, but it wasn’t quite so funny in the moment. In fact, it doesn’t get darker than this longtime reality for Toronto basketball fans: Driving home at 1 in the morning … Read moreRemembering Radio Legend Raptorized John: The world’s most passionate fan and smiling down on the Raptors today

The Raptors are Staying Frosty

Recap Game 2 did not go the way that most Toronto fans would have liked. The Raptors had a 5 point lead at halftime, only to end up losing the game itself by 5 points, 109-104. The Warriors took over in the 4th quarter, and despite the late comeback that the Raptors mounted they took … Read moreThe Raptors are Staying Frosty

Enjoy the Moment, Raptors fans

The Toronto Raptors are leading the 2019 NBA Finals over the dynastic Golden State Warriors. Read that sentence one more time. Let it sink in. 24 seasons after this team was brought into existence with the help of the legendary point god Isaiah Thomas, and David Stern, we have finally reached the summit. There have … Read moreEnjoy the Moment, Raptors fans

Series Theories: What should the Raptors stick to?

After the Toronto Raptors took Game 1 of the 2019 NBA Finals over the Golden State Warriors, much to the dismay of NBA fans across the globe, it seems as though they might have a real chance. The Raptors opened the series with +230 odds, and now sit at +130. Though The Bay is still … Read moreSeries Theories: What should the Raptors stick to?