Raptors Cage

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

Fred VanVleet re-signs with Raptors at 2 years, $18M

Less than 12 hours into the free-agent monatorium period, the Raptors completed item number one on their to-do list this offseason.¬†Fred VanVleet is re-signing with the Raptors on a 2 year, $18 million deal according to TheVertical’s Shams Charania. It remains clear that Fred, a Sixth Man of the Year finalist, and the Raptors are … Read moreFred VanVleet re-signs with Raptors at 2 years, $18M

Raptors Free Agency Preview: Answering key questions

In a world of cap sheets, qualifying offers, and no money anywhere whatsoever, it can be difficult to understand the decisions that the average NBA team has to make during these next, very eventful few weeks in the NBA free agency market. The Raptors have fired their coach, signed their undrafted free agents, but now … Read moreRaptors Free Agency Preview: Answering key questions

Game Three Adjustments

To say that game two was a disgrace is an understatement, but rather than letting themselves get swept, the Raptors need to make some serious adjustments prior to an obvious must win game three. Here are a list of some adjustments the Raptors should make: Start Norman Powell over Serge Ibaka You know it’s early … Read moreGame Three Adjustments

Toronto Raptors come out firing on all cylinders in Game Five victory

After defeating the Milwaukee Bucks in a crucial Game Four, the Toronto Raptors were looking to go up 3-2. With home court advantage, there was no better time for the Raptors to strike. In Game Five, Toronto looked like their usual selves. High energy offence, tenacious defence and, a all hands on deck. If the … Read moreToronto Raptors come out firing on all cylinders in Game Five victory