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Raptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The first half of tonight’s matchup between the Toronto Raptors and the Utah Jazz couldn’t have been written more graciously in a storybook – for Raptors fans at least. The first couple minutes of action were ugly as both teams combined to open the gates shooting brick after brick, but after Mike Conley pulled the … Read moreRaptors Flaunt Their Potential In Win Over The Jazz

The Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

Remember back in the 2017-2018 season, when the Toronto Raptors were led by best friends DeMar DeRozan and Kyle Lowry, had Dwane Casey at the helm of the team, and the narrative going into the playoffs was that “we didn’t need a third superstar to finally compete with LeBron James, because our sensational bench of … Read moreThe Early Signs Of Bench Mob 2.0

4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

If you were among the fans who were less inclined to wake up at a nonsensical time to watch the Raptors and Rockets square off in Tokyo, you’re forgiven. Yes, it’s just pre-season, however watching our squad play 2 moderately competitive 48-minute basketball games against NBA talent beats watching snippets of Pascal Siakam break down … Read more4 Takeaways From The Japan Games

Predicting The 2019-2020 Rotation

Championship experience is something that’s often talked about as the key ingredient to going deep in the playoffs. Of the 19 Raptors set to attend training camp in September, 10 of them are reigning champions. Unfortunately, due to the new parity in the league and such talented players hungry to win their first ring this … Read morePredicting The 2019-2020 Rotation

Justifying The Hype Around The Iceman, Matt Thomas

The Raptors’ offseason acquisitions these past couple of weeks have ranged from former lottery picks, to intriguing raw projects, to forgotten-about undrafted players. Through it all, there seems to be one guy who the fan base is particularly excited about – an unlikely candidate given his stature as compared to the other signings: Matt Thomas. … Read moreJustifying The Hype Around The Iceman, Matt Thomas

Predicting All The Raptors’ NBA 2K20 Ratings

NBA 2K, more commonly referred to as 2K, is one of the most popular video games on the market across all consoles – and for good reason. Any NBA fan who has had the opportunity to play the game will rave about the fine graphics, with pinpointed details, down to the hairstyles, body types, in-game … Read morePredicting All The Raptors’ NBA 2K20 Ratings

The Shooting Guard Situation

It is a new (somewhat old now, but anyways) era of positionless basketball, and as Brad Stevens once put it, there’s ball handlers, wings, and big guys. Put a couple of each on the floor at a time, and you’ve got a basketball team. If this is so, why focus on the nitty gritty’s of … Read moreThe Shooting Guard Situation

Defending Golden State: A Breakdown

“Warriors in 6.” Aside from the obvious celebration of the Toronto Raptors making the finals, that’s all I’ve ever really seen since they eliminated the first seeded Milwaukee Bucks last Saturday night. Of course, this is to be expected. Golden State has not only made every single NBA Finals since 2015 with relatively similar star-studded … Read moreDefending Golden State: A Breakdown

Sizing Up The Defending NBA Champions

Franchise History Made, and In the Making The Toronto Raptors punched their ticket to the NBA Finals. Newsflash, you already knew that! After 24 years of existence as a team, with the memories of playoff heartbreak after heartbreak. Here you are Toronto. 4 wins away from hoisting the Larry O’Brien Trophy. 4 wins away from … Read moreSizing Up The Defending NBA Champions

Have the Raptors Solved the Bucks’ Puzzle?

Pivotal Game 4 Win The Toronto Raptors have finally played a complete team game. As shown in their 120-102 victory in game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals over the Milwaukee Bucks. The entire sports world counted Toronto out, except for Charles Barkley who loves Toronto. Stephen A. Smith of ESPN’s First Take claimed the Bucks … Read moreHave the Raptors Solved the Bucks’ Puzzle?