Raptors Cage

A brief history of players falling in love with Toronto

The next year will be a fun one in terms of Raptors basketball, however, much like in OKC with Paul George, the recruitment of Toronto’s newly acquired superstar will remain in the back of everyone’s mind throughout. Everybody knows the story. Kawhi Leonard is determined to become a Los Angeles Laker next year, and that … Read moreA brief history of players falling in love with Toronto

Ibaka re-signing could signal end of Jonas Valanciunas’ tenure as a Raptor

After a postseason run that came up short of expectations, the Toronto Raptors have some tough decisions to make in what will be a pivotal off-season. Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka, Patrick Patterson and PJ Tucker are all free agents. Among all the players mentioned, losing Lowry obviously serves as an enormous blow to Toronto. However, Ibaka hasn’t even … Read moreIbaka re-signing could signal end of Jonas Valanciunas’ tenure as a Raptor

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

The 2016-17 Toronto Raptors will look to build on the success achieved by last years squad, who made an appearance in the Eastern Conference Finals. The next step for this team, logically, is to reach the NBA Finals and capture the organization’s first-ever world championship. The quest starts Saturday, April 15 when the Raptors host the Milwaukee … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Milwaukee Bucks

Lack of three point shooting could burn Raptors

Through two games, the Toronto Raptors look like a very good team. The Raptors are as tough as they have been, providing to be too tough for the Detroit Pistons and pushing the Cleveland Cavaliers to the brink. With that in mind however, the core issues that have plagued the team at times still appear to be present. Seeing Jonas Valanciunas ride the bench … Read moreLack of three point shooting could burn Raptors

Report: Toronto Raptors looking at veteran power forward, Drew Gooden

NBA free agent forward-center Drew Gooden has received inquiries from New York, Toronto, Lakers & Clippers, source said. — Marc J. Spears (@MarcJSpearsESPN) July 7, 2016 The Toronto Raptors are potentially going after 14-year veteran power forward, Drew Gooden. After losing on free agent Pau Gasol to the San Antonio Spurs, the Raptors continue to … Read moreReport: Toronto Raptors looking at veteran power forward, Drew Gooden

Season Recap: 2015-2016 Toronto Raptors Season

The Toronto Raptors‘ season is officially over. Usually that sentiment is joined with frustration, anger, and a painful sense of despair. But this time is different: The Raptors weren’t beaten in a heartbreaking game 7 loss, or embarrassed in a 4 game sweep by a lower seed. The end of this season is a stark … Read moreSeason Recap: 2015-2016 Toronto Raptors Season

Post Game Report Card: Raptors somehow tie the series

Stephen A. Smith apologizes to Canada after Raptors win Game 4. VIDEO @ https://t.co/Fi7xSmyG4g pic.twitter.com/1cwQ1C6mSF — BarDown (@BarDown) May 24, 2016 The Toronto Raptors have tied their Eastern conference finals series with a 105-99 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers. Nobody was giving this team a chance, and here we are. Wow. After getting crushed on the … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors somehow tie the series

Post Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed in game 1

Well… that was a rough welcome to the Eastern Conference Finals. After getting insulted by basically everyone in America, the Toronto Raptors didn’t really help their cause, getting blown out badly by the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 1 by a score of 115-84. Game 1s have never been kind to the Raptors, but this one was just flat out … Read morePost Game Report Card: Raptors embarrassed in game 1

Series Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

For the first time in franchise history, the Toronto Raptors have reached the conference finals. The main goal this year was to advance past the first round. However, after advancing to the second round, expectations weren’t as clear. Well, here we are. Our precious Raptors are in the Eastern Conference Finals against the King, LeBron James. While … Read moreSeries Preview: Toronto Raptors vs Cleveland Cavaliers

Raptors player ratings for the Heat series

  The Toronto Raptors did it. They made it past the second round, they overcame a strong and well supported Miami team, they made their first conference final in franchise history, and they continue to make history in what is now undeniably their greatest season. These are my grades for some of the members of … Read moreRaptors player ratings for the Heat series