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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 moreGame 1: Raptors’ Fourth Quarter Collapse

4 Bounces at the Buzzer, then there were 4 – Game Recap & Looking Forward

Classic Moments The world is still buzzing after Kawhi Leonard’s series clinching buzzer beater. The shot, heard around the world. Vindication for 18 years of what-ifs after Vince Carter missed an eerily similar shot versus the 76ers in the conference semis. 4 bounces. Then there were 4. 4 teams to battle it out for the … Read more4 Bounces at the Buzzer, then there were 4 – Game Recap & Looking Forward

Raptors’ BIG solution to beating the Sixers

The Toronto Raptors were pummeled in a crucial Game 3. Absolutely pummeled. Joel Embiid, who finished the game with 33 points, 10 rebounds, and 5 blocks, threw down a monster windmill slam off a pump fake. The dunk sent the Philadelphia 76ers up by 26 points, and Embiid added insult to injury by taunting the … Read moreRaptors’ BIG solution to beating the Sixers

Explaining the Raptors’ Game 1 Curse

The Toronto Raptors have struggled in game one of a playoff series. The Raptors are 1 and 10 in the first game of a playoff series since the seven game format was introduced.

Season in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read moreSeason in Recap: A Transformative Journey

The Recipe for NBA Championships: How Hungry are the Raptors?

Halfway into the regular season, the contenders have emerged amidst the surprising parity the league has seen so far. The top four teams in the Eastern Conference are separated by 3.5 games. The Milwaukee Bucks are currently sitting at the top of the East with a half game lead over the Toronto Raptors. The Raptors … Read moreThe Recipe for NBA Championships: How Hungry are the Raptors?

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 moreReport: Raptors Sign Greg Monroe

Who is Danny Green and what does he bring to Toronto?

Danny Green

Acquiring Kawhi Leonard is by far the biggest trade in Raptors history. Landing our first superstar (with all due respect to DeRozan) since Vince Carter has given fans a new breath of life. But with all the noise it generated, many missed a key pickup for the Raptors. Enter Danny Green, a well decorated NBA … Read moreWho is Danny Green and what does he bring to Toronto?

FULL Raptors Summer League Primer: Get to know the roster

The Raptors Summer League team completed the event’s Round-Robin with a disappointing 0-3 record, however, they have come alive during tournament play with two consecutive victories, including an impressive overtime win over the Charlotte Hornets. Today, they tip-off against the Cleveland Cavaliers at 6:00 PM EST. It’s not quite the same as doing it against … Read moreFULL Raptors Summer League Primer: Get to know the roster

Summer League Primer | Three Dynamic Points Fighting for a Spot

With eight guards being brought the the Summer League, saying the Raps have a logjam at the position is an understatement. However in this tournament format, everyone will have a chance to shine so it’s unlikely it’ll be much of a problem. Teague, Miller-McIntyre, and Rowsey each bring interesting skills for the new guard-led NBA.

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Check out previous entries in our Summer League Series!
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