The Toronto Raptors end the regular season 2nd in the East with 58 wins. Despite this great finish, any fan will know this season has been far from the ordinary journey. Last season the Raptors had 12 different starting lineups. This year they’ve had 22. This is a testament to their strength in holding the … Read moreSeason in Recap: A Transformative Journey
Pascal Siakam’s early vacation sendoff for Miami came with under a minute left in overtime in the form of a spot-up corner three. He posed in front of the Heat bench, leaving his hand in the cookie jar as he put the shot up off a slick extra pass from Gasol. The Heat players stared … Read morePascal Siakam: What’s next for Spicy P?
Acquiring Kawhi Leonard is by far the biggest trade in Raptors history. Landing our first superstar (with all due respect to DeRozan) since Vince Carter has given fans a new breath of life. But with all the noise it generated, many missed a key pickup for the Raptors. Enter Danny Green, a well decorated NBA … Read moreWho is Danny Green and what does he bring to Toronto?
It’s the end of an era, as the Toronto Raptors have fired their head coach, Dwane Casey. Under Casey, the Raptors have had 3 50-win seasons – a mark that was never reached before his arrival in Toronto. Masai Ujiri said in a press release “I have decided this is a very difficult but necessary … Read moreFiring Casey was a mistake
After another demoralizing sweep at the hands of the Cleveland Cavaliers, many are writing the Raptors off for good labelling this season as their chance to prove their worth. Unfortunately, this series could have taken a different turn if game one and three ended differently, but the Raptors had absolutely no answer for LeBron and … Read moreRaptors Season/Playoff Grades
After a soul-crushing Game 3 loss, The Toronto Raptors are 48 minutes away from being eliminated by the Cavaliers for the third straight year and the second time being swept. Believe me, I am extremely tired of the LeBronto Jokes and the LeBron memes of him owning our franchise, but at this point we are … Read moreThe NBA purgatory that the Raptors must avoid
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
At the start of the season, nobody would have bet that the Raptors would be a betting favourite with few days rest before playing the Cavaliers. It’s been a major role reversal this season, and this time it’s the Cavaliers that have the one day rest before their encounter with Toronto after a hard-fought seven … Read moreHow to beat LeBron’s Cavs? Do what Indiana couldn’t
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! From everyone here at Raptors Cage we’d like to wish you all a very happy and safe holiday season. In the spirit of giving, our friend Nadine Liverpool from SportsNaytion.com has made a Toronto Raptors inspired Christmas poem that we’re going to share with you today. You may recall seeing Nadine … Read moreHappy Holidays! Toronto Raptors Christmas Poem