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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’sĀ First Take claimed the Bucks … Read moreHave the Raptors Solved the Bucks’ Puzzle?

Five Essential Factors for the Raptors in the ECF

We’ve talked about it all year and we’re finally getting it. After a four-bounce miracle from the heavens shot against the Philadelphia 76ers in a game 7, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors have made the Eastern Conference Finals for the first time since 2016. Wow, that sentence made us seem like a really successful franchise, … Read moreFive Essential Factors for the Raptors in the ECF

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.

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 Patrick McCaw

According to multiple reports, including this of ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Raptors are signing Patrick McCaw to fill the 14th roster spot, which was opened by the recent waiving of Lorenzo Brown: Patrick McCaw plans to sign a deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell ESPN. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) January 9, 2019 An … Read moreReport: Raptors sign Patrick McCaw

An Itty Bitty Conspiracy

Look, I’m not a superstitious man. I don’t fret when a black cat crosses my path. Nor do I care when I knock over a salt shaker. Friday the 13th? Never a worry in my mind. I think of the universe as a random, chaotic space, and I mainly try to draw meaning from what … Read moreAn Itty Bitty Conspiracy