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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?

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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!
Athletes in the Backcourt | Alkins & Potts

Three recent cases similar to the Casey firing and how they ended up

The Raptors firing of Dwane Casey is unlike most firings. DC getting the axe after getting swept by Cleveland should surprise no one, but it will go down in infamy nonetheless. It was an unprecedented move given the team’s regular season success and the heights Casey had brought them to, but likely necessary. With all … Read moreThree recent cases similar to the Casey firing and how they ended up

The NBA purgatory that the Raptors must avoid

After a soul-crushing Game 3 loss, The Toronto Raptors are 48 minutes away from being eliminated by the Cavaliers for the third straight year and the second time being swept. Believe me, I am extremely tired of the LeBronto Jokes and the LeBron memes of him owning our franchise, but at this point we are … Read moreThe NBA purgatory that the Raptors must avoid

Delon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5

Delon Wright was open. The Raptors were down by two early in the second quarter of Wednesday night’s Game 5. Ty Lawson had mistakenly anticipated Wright setting a screen, allowing the Raptors point guard to receive a pass with a second of airspace behind the 3-point arc. Just three days earlier, Wright had passed up … Read moreDelon Wright saves the Raptors in Game 5