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Jama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors 905

The Raptors have named assistant Jama Mahlalela as the third head coach of the G-League affiliate Raptors 905. With several intriguing options, the Raptors faced a challenge in finding the right fit for the 905 after Jerry Stackhouse left to join the Memphis Grizzlies staff. The team has been key in the success of the big-league … Read moreJama Mahlalela named new head coach of Raptors 905

What is the Raptors’ ideal crunch-time unit against the Wizards?

So, uh, the Raptors closed Game 1 with a lineup featuring Bebe at centre. Yes, Bebe. The big smiley Brazilian played the final nine minutes of the game, which began with a 10-0 Raptors run. Toronto won the game by eight. Alongside Bebe, the Raptors trotted out DeMar DeRozan, Kyle Lowry, Serge Ibaka and Delon … Read moreWhat is the Raptors’ ideal crunch-time unit against the Wizards?

Raptors 905 win D-league Championship

The Toronto Raptors affiliate D-league team Raptors 905 have won the title after winning the best of 3 series against Rio Grande Valley Vipers 122-96.  The Raptors 905 opened the series with a loss in Texas but returned home to win the final 2 games claiming the title in the process. In the decisive game 3 … Read moreRaptors 905 win D-league Championship

Raptors 905 open D-League Finals with a loss

    Toronto Raptors NBA D-League affiliate, Raptors 905, tipped off the D-League Finals, Sunday night. Over the course of the past few weeks, Raptors 905 have been working their way through the NBA D-League Playoffs.  After sweeping their previous two Playoff opponents, the “baby Raptors” came into Sunday’s game scorching hot. Their Finals opponent, … Read moreRaptors 905 open D-League Finals with a loss

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?

Raptors assign Delon Wright to D-League

The push for prospect development has continued for the Toronto Raptors. Today they’ve assigned point guard Delon Wright to their D-League affiliate squad the Raptors 905 for some much needed playing time. Wright, a 6-5 defensive minded floor general was drafted 20th overall out of the University of Utah. This move doesn’t hurt the Raptors … Read moreRaptors assign Delon Wright to D-League