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Game Day Preview: Bismack Biyombo, Terrence Ross in town as Raptors host Magic

Clinching a playoff berth was a sweet delight for the Toronto Raptors (44-29) who punched their ticket to a 4th straight postseason appearance, but still have much more to accomplish. Bismack Biyombo and Terrence Ross, two players from best Raptors team in franchise history are in town as the Toronto faces the Orlando Magic (27-46). Currently sitting as … Read moreGame Day Preview: Bismack Biyombo, Terrence Ross in town as Raptors host Magic

What’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

The 2015-16 season was an historic one for the Toronto Raptors. The team set a franchise record of 56 wins in a single season and survived 2 gruesome playoff match ups against the Indiana Pacers and the Miami Heat, both of which went all the way to 7 games. The Raps also reached the conference finals against the … Read moreWhat’s next for the Toronto Raptors?

Toronto Raptors will select 9th in 2016 NBA Draft

The NBA Draft Lottery results are in, and the Toronto Raptors will have the 9th overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft. The Raptors also own the 27th pick in the draft. This pick is the result of the infamous Andrea Bargnani trade with the New York Knicks in which the Raptors received the worst of the … Read moreToronto Raptors will select 9th in 2016 NBA Draft

Post Game Report Card: Raptors beat lowly Knicks

The Toronto Raptors beat the New York Knicks 93-89 on Sunday Night in a game that was a lot closer than it should have been. DeMar DeRozan led the way with 27 points, while Kyle Lowry was 4 of 7 from downtown where he scored 12 of his 15 points. On the other side, Carmelo … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors beat lowly Knicks

Report: Dolan, Knicks may pursue Masai Ujiri

Well this is kind of interesting. Frank Isola of NY Daily News reports that Phil Jackson and James Dolan could have a clash on who the next head coach of the New York Knicks is. If that’s the case, they could change their GM, and Masai Ujiri would be at the top of the list. Among the list of … Read moreReport: Dolan, Knicks may pursue Masai Ujiri

Toronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Toronto Raptors‘ point guard Kyle Lowry has been named the NBA’s player of the week in the Eastern Conference. Behind Lowry’s leadership, the Raptors went 3-0 last week against the New York Knicks, Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers. In Toronto’s most recent victory against the Eastern Conference leading Cavs, Lowry went off for a … Read moreToronto Raptors’ Kyle Lowry named NBA Eastern Conference Player of the Week

Game Day Preview: Raptors Hope to Take Advantage of Knicks’ Woes

After holding off the Memphis Grizzlies in a tight contest Sunday, the Toronto Raptors look to carry that momentum into New York on Monday night when they face the Knicks in the end of a back-to-back. There’s plenty to be happy about if you’re a Toronto Raptors fan. The city just capped off a historic All Star … Read moreGame Day Preview: Raptors Hope to Take Advantage of Knicks’ Woes

Post Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors beat Knicks on way to franchise record

The Toronto Raptors came away with a 103-93 victory over the New York Knicks, setting a franchise record of 10 consecutive wins. After losing their first matchup of the season, due to a couple missed calls by the referees, the Raptors made sure they won in front of their home crowd. DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry were great … Read morePost Game Report Card: Toronto Raptors beat Knicks on way to franchise record

Game Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look for franchise record against Knicks

The Toronto Raptors will try to set a franchise record of 10 consecutive wins, when they play the New York Knicks on Thursday night. Kyle Lowry is listed as questionable for tonight’s matchup, after hurting his wrist in a 106-89 victory over the Washington Wizards. It’s likely the Air Canada Centre will see their All-Star … Read moreGame Day Preview: Toronto Raptors look for franchise record against Knicks

Evaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada

Basketball in Canada is often overlooked. Many individuals forget that origins of the sport tie deep into Canada. However, some are totally oblivious to just how deep basketball roots run in Canada. It was December of 1891 when physical instructor, Canadian James Naismith invented the game. It was initially meant to keep track athletes in shape. Fast forward … Read moreEvaluating the promising future of basketball in Canada